I love art and I am most excited by making interesting yet practical jewellery designs that people enjoy wearing and bring them compliments. I produce a wide variety of jewellery including items that can be used every day, as well as more formal designs for special occasions and items in between. Continue reading Artist’s Statement
Gail took her first degree in Wood, Metal and Ceramics at Manchester Polytechnic in 1981.
She won a full bursary from the Royal College of Art for a Master’s Degree in Silversmithing and Jewellery, and was awarded her M.A. in 1985. Her degree show contained a range of jewellery, fabrics, furniture and lighting, and while at the college she won the 1983 Bakri Award. Continue reading Education
Gail has exhibited all over the world (Au Printemps (Paris), Barbican Jewellery Exhibition, Liberty, Top 5 Craft Artists (British Council – Japan), The Chelsea Crafts Fair 1985-93, Classic Plastics(Craze Gallery), Goldsmiths’ Hall, Leeds City Art Gallery, 1991 British Council Sogo Store Japan, 1991 From Paper to Platinum (Craze), Itami Museum ,Japan, Today’s Jewels (Craze Gallery), National Trust Shops, 1995 Walker Art Gallery, National Galleries of Scotland, Oxford Gallery, 1998 The Chelsea Crafts Fair, Hill House (Rennie Mackintosh NT), 2000 SOFA Chicago (Craze Gallery), Jewels for 2000 (Craze Gallery), 2001 Plastics (Geffrye Museum), 2006 Origin, 2007-10 Bovey Tracey Contemporary Crafts Fair, 2008 Architecture Centre Bristol, 2008 [email protected] (Bluecoat), Dazzle (since 1985), 2009 Origin, and Desire. Continue reading Exhibitions
Gail’s designs have been featured in the national press, including the Times, The Daily Telegraph, Daily Express, The Mail on Sunday, Elle, Vogue, Country Living, Harpers & Queen. Continue reading TV, Film & Media