Jennifer Gray is an award winning designer/maker and tutor in the Jewellery and Silversmithing Department at Edinburgh College of Art. She is a graduate of The Glasgow School of Art and the Royal College of Art and is based between Edinburgh and London.
She produces objects and jewellery in a range of materials using techniques, which move in and out of the hand-made, and the digital. Each series is unified, in particular through use of traditional hand carving methods, enhanced by taking advantage of emerging digital technologies.
Jennifer’s QEST scholarship helped to fund her postgraduate studies at the Royal College of Art where she was able to develop the skills which are central to her practise today.
Since graduating Jennifer has has exhibited and sold her work around Europe and the USA . She undertakes regular collaborations with museums which include the Sir John Soane Museum, London and The National Museum of Scotland. She has co-written papers such as, ‘Design-Archaeology’ with Archaeologists at the National Museum about their recent collaboration which was presented at The Insular Art Conference, Galway and Autonomatic’s, ‘All Makers Now Conference, Falmouth University.