Scottish born Gordon W Robertson, now based in London, is an accomplished metalsmith. Having studied printed textiles and printmaking he now specialises in etched metal surface, producing tableware, furniture, jewellery and commissioned work. He won the Pewter Live awards in 2012 and 2013 and was recently invested as a freeman of The Worshipful Company of Pewterers. His QEST scholarship helped him form an invaluable partnership with Wentworth Pewter in Sheffield allowing him to explore the potential of manufacturing both bespoke and utilitarian products
Since the scholarship, Gordon has become involved with interior architects and is currently working on a project with Martin Kemp Design and will be showing etched metal surface samples with ID Interiors at the Decorex show in London September 2014. His ‘Botanique’ collection will be on show at the RBSA Gallery (Royal Birmingham Society of Artists) as part of ‘Useful or Beautiful’, a contemporary exhibition of work influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement. (15th September 2014 – 17th January 2015). He plans to continue expanding his unique practise to include print and textiles.