Ten Top Graduates Test Their Talents

15th Nov - 27th Jan 2019

Ailsa Morrant

Ailsa Morrant

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2018-19 Artist in Residency Glasgow School of Art.

2018 First Class BA (Hons) Silversmithing and Jewellery Design, Glasgow School   of Art 
2015 Portfolio Year, Tramway Visual Arts Studio, Glasgow
2001 Higher Art, Cardonald College, Glasgow
1992 MSc Public Health, Manchester Turner University
1983 Bachelor of Dentistry, Glasgow University

Awards, shortlists and nominations:
2018  Peter Wylie Davidson Memorial Prize, The Glasgow School of Art
2018  Glasgow School of Art Chairman’s Medal for Design
2018  New Designers Hallmark Studio Award
2018  Mark Fenn Award, Association for Contemporary Jewellery

2018  Finalist for New Designers Business Design Centre Award
2018 Shortlisted for Jane Phillips Graduate Artist Award, Mission Gallery, Swansea
2018 Shortlisted for Visual Arts Scotland Graduate Artists Showcase
2018 Shortlisted for Galerie Marzee, Netherlands for International Graduate Showcase.

2011 Fire and Fibre, Collins Gallery, Glasgow
2015 Portfolio, Tramway, Glasgow
2015 Glasgow Goes Green Festival, SWG3, Glasgow
2016 Mackintosh Reimagined, Mackintosh Building Gallery, Glasgow School of Art
2016 Thinking Through Making, Reid Building, Glasgow School of Art
2016 New Dreams, Clarke & Fyfe Gallery, Glasgow School of Art
2016 Buzzcuts Performance Arts Festival, Pearce Institute, Govan
2017  #Tekhne_logy, Project Space 1, Glasgow School of Art
2018 Goldsmiths Craft and Design Council Competition, Goldsmiths Hall, London
2018 Degree Show, Reid Building, Glasgow School of Art
2018 New Designers, Islington Business Design Centre, London
2018 Mission Gallery, Swansea
2018 Galerie Marzee, Netherlands. 

From 2018 body of work entitled ‘Sensing every moment: a celebration of the ordinary’ a portrait series of 16 medals to everyday moments

2018 Glasgow School of Art commissioned, for a corporate gift,
‘A moment of achievement’ 

2018 The Peter Wylie Davidson Collection commissioned, for the collection,
‘A treasured moment on Hope Street’

2018 Board of Glasgow School of Art commissioned for the School’s archive collection,
‘A moment in Munich’, ‘A bittersweet Advent moment’, ‘A historic moment’

THE PLAYGROUND - Ten Top Graduates Test Their Talents: Ailsa Morrant, Glasgow School of Art; Naia Conde, University of the Creative Arts, Rochester; Rebekah Wilson, Ulster University; Sandra Zinkute, Glasgow School of Art;
Sam Phelps
, Staffordshire University; Xiaoyu Guan, Central Saint Martins; Rebecca Gee, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design; Shona Dobie, Glasgow School of Art; Claire Mclean, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design; Rebecca Ridley, Nottingham Trent University.