Biography

Work:

2016 - present Studio Budgie Galore, Jewellery and metalwork tutor.

2015 - present Melissa Montague Metalsmith, Designer/

 

Education:

2012 - 2014      Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield MA Design: Metalwork                                     and Jewellery

 

2003 - 2006     Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, High Wycombe

                          BA Hons Designed Metalwork and Jewellery 

 

 

 

Exhibitions & Shows:

2019  In the spotlight, The craft centre and design gallery,   Leeds

 

2019  Pattern & Sequence, Design Nation members, NCCD,   Sleaford

 

2019  Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Mancheseter

 

2018   Lustre at Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham

2018   Shine 2018, Goldsmiths Centre, London

2018   Goldsmiths Fair, London

2018   Plate Up, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey

2017   Goldsmiths Fair, London

2017  Contemporary Craft Festival, Bovey Tracey

2017   BCTF with Design Factory, Harrogate

2016   Lustre, Nottingham

2016   Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester

2016   Handmade For Christmas - Millenium Galleries, Sheffield

2016   FIRE - Walford Mill Crafts, Wimborne 

2016   Hothouse 6 - New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham   

2016   Contemporary Craft Festival, Bovey Tracey

2016   FORM at the Goldsmiths Centre, London

2015   The Art Market, Holmfirth

2015   Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester

2015   Summer Design Collection at Roger Bilcliffe Gallery, Glasgow 

 

2014   New Designers – Business design centre, Islington

 

2014   I AM  MA – Sheffield Hallam University

 

2006   New Designers – Business design centre, Islington

 

2006   BCUC Designed Metalwork & Jewellery degree show

 

2005   Pewter Live – Pewterers’ Hall, London

 

 

 

Competitions and Awards:

2017   The Goldsmiths Company, Goldsmiths Fair graduate bursary scheme 

2016   Crafts Council Hothouse 2016

2014   The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths’ Silver Bullion Grant

 

2013   The Worshipful Company of Cutlers, Hallamshire: Education Award

 

2006   The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths Precious Metal Bursary

 

2005   Pewter Live student competition, shortlisted

 

 

 

Commissions:

2020   Cocktail swizzle stick

2019   Pair of wobbly whisky tumblers

2015   3 Copper Shots

2013   Silver collar stiffeners

 

2012   Platinum wedding band

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