Education

2000 Haystack School of Arts, Summer Session with Chris Ramsay, ME/USA

2001-2003 Jewellery, Art and Design Program, Vancouver Community College, 2 year Diploma

2002-2004 CGA Gemmological Certification, Vancouver, BC/Canada

2003 Summer apprenticeship with Eduardo Pelegrin, Vancouver, BC/Canada

2004-2005 Le Arti Orafe Jewellery School - Firenze, IT, Diploma Goldsmith, Diploma Diamond Setter

2005 Granulation Workshop, Atelier Giovanni Corvaja, Todi, Italy

2005-2008 Apprenticeship / Research and production at Atelier Giovanni Corvaja, Todi, Italy

2006 Le Arti Orafe Academy, Micro-flame welding workshop with Giovanni Corvaja, Lucca, Italy

2007 Research in collaboration with C. Hafner GmbH + Co., Mokume Gane, Pforzheim, Germany

2009 Launch of Atelier Hg & Company Inc., Ontario/Canada

2010 Machinist and Tool Engineering summer program, Seneca College of Applied Arts and                                Technologies, Toronto, Canada

 

Exhibitions and Fairs

2005 Chroma, Jewellery from six European Schools, Le Arti Orafe Gallery, Firenze, Italy

2007 “Mokumegane” - Schmuckmuseum - Pforzheim, Germany

2009 HKJMA International Designer Arena, Hong Kong Convention Center, Hong Kong/HK

2012 Enjoia’t Exhibition - Joya / FAD, Barcelona, Spain

2012 “Bijoux” - Curated by Noel Guyomarc’h and Paul McClure, Online exhibition

2013 PinBall Brooch Show - TIJF - Toronto, ON/Canada (Digital presentation)

2013 SNAG Exhibition in Motion - Toronto,ON/Canada (Digital presentation)

2013 Beijing International Jewelry Art Biennial, Beijing Design Week - World Art Museum, Beijing,                        China

2013 Enjoia’t Exhibition - Joya / FAD, Barcelona, Spain

2013 Sieraad Art Fair, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2014 The Jewellery House - Milan Design Week, Fuorisalone/Amusingold Exhibition, Milano, Italy

2014 Friedrich Becker Prize - Exhibition of Selected Works, Museum Kunstpalast Dusseldorf, Germany                    and Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus Hanau, Germany

2014 Shanghai International Jewellery Art Exhibition, Shanghai Convention Center, Shanghai, China

2014 “Genesis: Life and Form Through Different Lenses,” Ezra Satok-Wolman & Wendy Mcallister, 

         Klimt02 Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

2014 KCDA Exhibition of Invited Artists, Cutting Edge 2014, Korea Design Center, Seongnam, Korea

2015 Taiwan International Metal Crafts Competition and Exhibition, Gold Museum, Taipei City, Taiwan

2015 Cominelli Foundation Awards and Exhibition,  Palazzo Cominelli, Lake Garda, Italy

2015 Shanghai International Jewellery Design Exhibition and Forum, Shanghai Convention Center,                          Shanghai, China

2015 “Genesis: Life and Form Through Different Lenses,” Ezra Satok-Wolman & Wendy McAllister,                          Couture Interart Center, Shanghai, China

2015 SOFA Chicago, represented by Charon Kransen Arts, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL/USA

2015 Taiwan International Metal Crafts Competition Overseas Exhibition, Metal Museum, Memphis,                      TN/USA

2015 Beijing International Jewelry Art Biennale, Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, Beijing, China

2016 Solo exhibition, “Jewellery for Astronauts and Space Travellers,”  Klimt02 Gallery, Barcelona,                        Spain

2016 SOFA Chicago, represented by Charon Kransen Arts, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL/USA

2016 Triple Parade x 3, Shengxi Museum of Fine Art, Tianjin, China

2017 SOFA Chicago, Featured artist, represented by Charon Kransen Arts, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL/USA

2017 Beijing International Jewelry Art Biennale, Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, Beijing, China

2017 FORM Miami, Miami Art Week, represented by Charon Kransen Arts, Miami, FL/USA

2018 Triple Parade 4, HOW Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2018 SOFA Chicago, represented by Charon Kransen Arts, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL/USA

 

Academic Lectures, Forums, Conferences, Workshops

2012 Pecha Kucha Guest Speaker, Toronto International Jewellery Festival, Harbourfront Center, 

         Toronto, ON/Canada.

2014 Artist Lecture Series, Shanghai Design Week, Shanghai Exhibition Centre, Shanghai, China

2014 Artist Lecture Series, Wuhan University of Engineering Science, Wuhan, China

2015 SNAG Conference, Professional Development Seminar Lecture, Boston, MA/USA

2015 SNAG Conference, Critical Convening Moderator, Maker/Educator Room, Boston, MA/USA

2015 Artist Lecture, Craft Think Tank, American Craft Council & Crafthaus, Lillstreet Art Centre,                                Chicago, IL/USA

2015 Artist Lecture, Shanghai International Jewelry Design Forum, One Home Art Hotel, Shanghai,                        China

2015 Artist Lecture, Shanghai Jian Qiao University, Shanghai, China

2015 Artist Lecture, Shanghai Institute of Technology, Shanghai, China

2016 Artist Lecture, Triple Parade x 3, Shengxi Museum of Fine Art, Tianjin, China

2017 Artist Lecture and Fabrication Workshop, Willard Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan,                          KS/USA

2017 Artist Lecture, SOFA Chicago, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL/USA

2018 Artist Lecture, Tongji University, College of Design and Innovation, Shanghai/China

2018 Curator Lecture, Triple Parade Forum, HOW Art Museum/One Home Art Hotel, Shanghai, China

2018 Artist Lecture with Keiwa Kobayashi, Jewellery Department, Tokyo University of Fine Art, Tokyo,                      Japan

 

Awards

2008 MJSA Vision Award - Second place - Mokumegane Distinction, New York, NY/USA

2009 MJSA Vision Award - Second place - Mokumegane Distinction, New York, NY/USA

2011 Niche Awards - Finalist (Gold) - Philadelphia, PA/USA

2012 Enjoia’t Award - Professional Finalist, Barcelona, Spain

2013 Niche Awards - Finalist - Gold with Stones - Philadelphia, PA/USA

2013 Niche Awards - Winner - Gold - Philadelphia, PA/USA

2013 Niche Awards - Winner - Sculpture to Wear - Philadelphia, PA/USA

2013 MJSA Vision Awards - First place - Palladium Distinction - New York, NY/USA

2013 MJSA Vision Awards - Second place - Gold Distinction - New York, NY/USA

2013 Enjoia’t Award - Professional Finalist, Barcelona, Spain

2014 Friedrich Becker Prize - Finalist, Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus Hanau, Germany

2014 A’ Design Award, Gold A’ Design Award, Como, Italy

2014 A’ Design Award, Bronze A’ Design Award, Como, Italy

2015 Taiwan International Metal Crafts Competition - Merit Award, Gold Museum, Taipei City, Taiwan

2016 Triple Parade Prize - Triple Parade Foundation, Tianjin, China

 

Publications

2008 500 Wedding Rings, Lark Books - New York, NY/USA 

2010 500 Gem and Stone Jewels, Lark Books - New York, NY/USA

2014 Eclat: The Masters of New Jewelry Design, Promopress - Madrid, Spain

2014 Contemporary Jewelry Yearbook 2014/2015, Gruppo Duplex, Barcelona, Spain

2014 Genesis: Life and Form Through Different Lenses, Exhibition Catalogue, Ezra Satok-Wolman and 

         Wendy McAllister, Klimt02 Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

2015 Contemporary Jewelry Yearbook 2015/2016, Gruppo Duplex, Barcelona, Spain

2015 Metalsmith Magazine, Vol 35 No 3, “Celestial Adornment” by Leslie Jordan Clary, SNAG/USA

2015 American Craft Magazine, Vol 75 No 5, One Piece:Universal Appeal, by Staff, ACC/USA 

2016 New Necklaces, Promopress, Madrid, Spain

2016 “Jewellery for Astronauts and Space Travellers,”  Exhibition Catalogue, Ezra Satok-Wolman,                          Klimt02 Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

2016 Triple Parade x 3, Book/Catalogue, Triple Parade Foundation/Shengxi Museum of Fine Art,                          Tianjin, China

2017 New Brooches, Promopress, Madrid, Spain

2018 Triple Parade 4, Book/Catalogue, Triple Parade Foundation/HOW Art Museum, Shanghai, China

 

Curating

2015 Co-Curator, Shanghai International Jewellery Design Exhibition and Forum, Shanghai Convention                    Center, Shanghai, China

2018 Curator, N. American selection, Triple Parade 4, HOW Art Museum, Shanghai, China

 

Organizations and Associations

2013 - present, Member and writer for Klimt02

2016 - present, Board of Directors, Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG)

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