Katey produces a range of chased silver products,
for retail, exhibition and private commission.

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Biography

Originally from Skegness in Lincolnshire, Katey first studied Art & Design at Lincoln De Montfort University. After earning herself a BA(Hons) Degree in Three Dimensional Design at Manchester Metropolitan University she moved on to gain an MA in Silversmithing from the University of Central England in Birmingham. On finishing her studies Katey moved to Sheffield where she is now working from the award winning Persistence Works building, the UK’s largest purpose built studio complex. Here she completed a two year Silversmithing Starter Studio Programme and now runs her own successful silversmithing business.

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Awards

2007

Winner of Inspiral’s Last Mile Celebration pitching competition,
Millennium Gallery, Sheffield

Silver Award, Chasers Senior, Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship & Design Awards

2005

Bursary Award, The Last Mile Programme, Inspiral, Sheffield

2003

Bursary Award & Complimentary Stand for Goldsmiths’ Fair, The Goldsmiths’ Company

2001

Research & Development Award, Arts Council of England Princes Trust Loan

2000

Silver Award, School of Jewellery, Birmingham

AHRB Bursary Award, Arts & Humanities Research Board

William Dudley Award

1999

Goldsmiths’ Bursary Award, The Goldsmiths’ Company

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Exhibitions

2007

Contemporary Silver, Chatsworth House Great Dining Room
Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

Galvanize, Sheffield – Festival of Contemporary Metal Design & Innovation

Radiate
Chatsworth House, Carriages Tearooms, Derbyshire
Famous Sheffield Shop
Green + Benz

Goldsmiths’ Fair, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London

Inspiral Last Mile Celebration, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield

Handmade in Britain, Chelsea Town Hall, London

2006

Goldsmiths’ Fair, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London

2005

Silver selling exhibition alongside Treasures of Today, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield

2004

Metal Magic Exhibition, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Goldsmiths’ Fair, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London

Partridge Fine Arts, London

2003

Silver Salon, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield

One Year On – New Designers, Business Design Centre, London

Recent Graduates – Touring - Robert Philips Gallery, Walton-on-Thames, Cranleigh Arts Centre, Surrey & Ashgate Gallery, Surrey

2002

Pick of the Best New Graduates, Beatrice Royal Craft & Design Gallery, Southampton

New Designers Exhibition, Business Design Centre, London

Brilliantly Birmingham, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Passing Out, Surrey Institute of Art & Design

2001

MA Degree Show, School of Jewellery, Birmingham Institute of Art & Design

2000

Passing Out, Class of 2000, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London

New Designers Exhibition, Business Design Centre, London

BA Degree Show, Manchester Metropolitan University

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Publications

2005

Donor News The University of Sheffield Newsletter view as .pdf (4MB file)

The Freeman The Master Cutlers Newsletter view as .pdf (3MB file)

2004

The Freeman The Master Cutlers Newsletter view as .pdf (3MB file)

House & Garden, October view as .pdf (3MB file)

j-dex, The Jewellery Trade Directory view as .pdf (3MB file)

2003

London Evening Standard, 2nd July

2002

Sheffield Star, 29th May

Arcady Arts & Humanities Research Board Newsletter view as .pdf (1.5MB file)

2000

The Guardian, 20th Januaryview as .pdf (2MB file)

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Education

2001

Creative Laser Welding Techniques, University of Central England

2000 – 2001

MA Jewellery, Silversmithing & Related Products, School of Jewellery, UCE, Birmingham

1997 – 2000

BA (Hons) Three Dimensional Design, Manchester Metropolitan University

1996 – 1997

BTEC Art & Design Foundation, School of Applied Art & Design,
De Montfort University, Lincoln

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