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Heidi Hinder

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About this designer / maker

Biography

Heidi Hinder was recently selected as the British Art Medal Society’s ‘New Medallist’. This scholarship award, focusing on the research, design and production of contemporary coins and medals, included artist residencies at The Royal Mint and The National Academy of Art in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Further to qualifying with a first class Honours Degree in Jewellery & Silversmithing, Heidi creates intriguing artwork, which often draws on a previous career in film and television by exploring the disparity between illusion and reality. To date, her pieces have been acquired for the permanent collections of The Royal Society of the Arts, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, The British Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum and The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths.

Price Guide

Works of art commissions from £850 to £15000

Works of art stock items from £85 to £5000

Specialist Techniques

Carving
Casting
Modelling
Patinating
Silver~/Goldsmithing

Training College

2011 Visiting Artist Residency, The Royal Mint, Llantrisant

2010 Visiting Artist Residency, National Academy of Art, (Sculpture Department) Sofia, Bulgaria

2008 Jewellery & Silversmithing, BA Hons (1st Class), Birmingham City University, Institute of Art & Design

1999 English Literature, BA Hons (2.1 Class), Cardiff University

Exhibitions

2014
Digital Design Weekend, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
FIDEM, National Archaeological Museum, Sofia, Bulgaria
Craftsense, Bilston Craft Gallery, Bilston, West Midlands
Hold It, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham
Winter Exhibition, Lemon Street Gallery, Truro, Cornwall

2013  
Money No Object, Craft + Technology showcase, Watershed, Bristol
Hack: The Quartet, showcase for Bristol Proms, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, Bristol
Lunar perigee series, Nesta Headquarters, London
Stainless, 100 years of Stainless Steel, Galvanise Festival of Metal, Sheffield Institute of Arts, Sheffield
Winter Exhibition, Lemon Street Gallery, Truro, Cornwall
Craftsense, Bilston Craft Gallery, Bilston, West Midlands
Medals: Surprise Sculpture, The Goldsmiths' Centre, London

2012
‘The New Medallists’, Gilbert Bayes Sculpture Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
‘Hinged’, Medialia, Rack & Hamper Gallery, New York, USA
‘Fidem XXXII’, Hunterian Museum, Glasgow
‘Art of the Contemporary Medal’, Twenty Twenty Gallery, Much Wenlock, Shropshire
‘Donning Oxford’, O3 Gallery, Oxford

2011
‘Dawn of the Second Decade’, Medialia, Rack & Hamper Gallery, New York, USA
‘Jewellery Quarter Commissions’, Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham
‘All Golds’, School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University, Birmingham

2010
‘Flux’, Midland Arts Centre, Birmingham
‘City’, New Gallery, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
‘Treasure’, London Jewellery Week, Victoria House, London
‘Inhorgenta’ New Munich Trade Fair Centre, Germany    

2009
‘Sieraad International Art Fair’, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
‘Brand New-New Brand’ at Inhorgenta, New Munich Trade Fair Centre, Munich, Germany
‘Get Fresh’, Devon Guild of Craftsmen Gallery, Bovey Tracey, Devon
‘Handmade in Britain’, The Octagon, Bath

2008
‘Rising Stars’, Studio Fusion, London
‘New Designers’, Business Design Centre, London

2007
‘Best of British’, BBC Catwalk Show, Victoria Square, Birmingham
‘Design City’ Catwalk Show, National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham
‘Inside Out’, Ars Ornata Europeana, Manchester Craft & Design Centre, Manchester

2006
‘Transformation’ (exhibition tour) Midland Arts Centre, Birmingham & Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

Publications

'Bluestockings with an itch for scribbling', The Medal, Issue No. 63, Autumn 2013, pp52 - 55, ed. Philip Attwood ISSN 0263-7707

Magazines including: Hong Kong Jewellery, Edelmetaal (Holland), Crafts, The Goldsmith, The Professional Jeweller, GZ (Germany), Munt Koerier (Holland), LUXX Jewellery (Asia & Middle East), The Medal

‘The New Medallists’, Leavitt Bourne & Vandenbrouck-Przybylski, London, ISBN 978-0955889547

‘Humor in Craft’, Martin, Lancaster, (USA) ISBN 978-0764340598

‘Airspace’, Cunningham, Birmingham, ISBN 978-1904839385

Public Collections

The British Museum    
Victoria & Albert Museum
The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, Modern Collections
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
The Royal Society of Arts

Awards

2014 Demonstrating Value Creative Voucher, in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum, awarded by Creativeworks London
2013    Craft + Technology research residency, awarded by Crafts Council and Watershed Media Centre
2010   ESG Robinson ‘New Medallist’ scholarship award
2008    Birmingham City University Award for Outstanding Quality & Achievement (Emma Jesse Phipps Prize)
2008    Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths Precious Metal Bursary