Free-lance designer Jeweller/Silversmith Eileen Gatt supplies a number of Galleries and Shops throughout the UK, at the high end of the Jewellery and Giftware market. Eileen also creates one-off pieces for exhibition purposes.
1999-2011 | 0.5 Lecturer – Batchelor of Design Honours Degree course in Jewellery & Metal Design, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee University.
1999-2001 | Lecturer – BA Honours Degree in 3D DesignGray’s School of Art, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen.
1998-1999 | 0.2 Lecturer – BA Honours Degree in 3D Design. Kent Institute of Art & Design, Canterbury, Kent.
1997 -1999 | 0.5 Lecturer / Course co-ordinator (HNC level) Richmond College, Twickenham, Surrey.
2015 | Creative Traineeship grant – Awarded by Creative Scotland
2014 | Graduate employment grant – Awarded by Highlands & Islands
Enterprise, & Highland Council
2014 | ‘Go and See’ New York Now Research Trip – Awarded by Craft Scotland
2014 | Innovation Award – Awarded by Highlands & Islands Enterprise
2012 | Leadership Grant Award – Awarded by Highlands & Islands Enterprise
2007 | Creative Development Award – Awarded by the Scottish Arts Council
2004 | Finalist – BBC Worldwide Talent Around Britain Awards, Sponsored by BBC Homes & Antiques, John Lewis & The Crafts Council
2002 | The Worshipful Company of Goldsmith’s Bursary
2002 | The Worshipful Company of Goldsmith’s Free Stand Award
2002 | Finalist – Design for Scandinavia Award, Trade Partners UK
2001 | Finalist – George Little Management International Market Award
2000 | Business Development Award for participation in Chelsea Crafts Fair – Awarded by the Scottish Arts Council
1999 | Start Up Grant – Awarded by the Scottish Arts Council
1997 | RTZ (cra) Travel scholarship – Awarded by RTZ to study Inuit Art in Alaska
1996 | The National Trust Founders Medal Prize, in association with the Royal Mint – Awarded by the Robertson Charitable Trust
1994 | The Angela Bradshaw Design School prize for excellence – Awarded by Dundee University
2016 | Scotlands Trade Fair, Glasgow
2016 | Craft, London
2001 – 2015 | Goldsmiths’ Fair, London
2015 | Selected – Dovecot Gallery, Edinburgh
2015 | Handmade in Britain 15 – Chelsea Town Hall, London
2015 | Elements – Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh
2015 | Art in Action – Waterperry, Oxon
2014 | Feast of Silver, Fortnum & Mason
2010 | Making Progress – Inverness Art Gallery
2009 | At the Table, Part II: Blackwell – The Arts and Crafts House, Cumbria, England
2008 | Masters and Protégés – Kyoto, Japan
2007 | Analach – The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, Scotland
2007 | Highland Fringe Exhibition – Castle Gallery, Inverness
2006 | Tartan Week – New York, USA
2005 | Maker Wearer Viewer – Glasgow School of Art, The Scottish Gallery and Gallerie Marzee, Belgium
2004 | Chess – Thomas Mann 1/0 Gallery, New Orleans, USA
2004 | The Crafts Council Shop, The V&A, London, England
2004 | Ruthin Craft Centre, Denbighshire, Wales
2004 | Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, USA
2004 | Vennel Gallery, Irvine, Scotland
2004 | Evoke – Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland
2003 | Group Exhibition – The V & A, London, England
2002 | Solo exhibition -The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
2002 | Solo exhibition – JAM, Eaton, England
2001 | Home Sweet Home – Gallery Tactus, Copenhagen, Denmark
2001 | Verleidelijke – Contemporary Art Centre, Holland
2001 | Inhorgenta – Munich, Germany
1998 | The Orlando Merchandise Show – Florida, USA
1998 | Jewellery Moves – The National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland
1996 | Obverse/Reverse – in association with the Royal Mint, England
1996 | RTZ (cra) Prize Winners Exhibition, The Royal Academy of Art, London, England
1995 | British Festival of New Contemporaries – Tapei City, Taiwan
1995-1997 | MA (RCA) Masters Degree (Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork & Jewellery) The Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London.
1990-1994 | BDes Hons (1st Class Honour’s Degree in Jewellery & Metalwork) Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Perth road, Dundee.