Nan Nan Liu

Wo Wo Art

Designer

The Goldsmiths Company

ADDRESS :

Base in West Hampstead

Biography:

Self-employed in Jewellery design&Silversmith&Goldsmith Part-time teaching at Bishopsland Educational Trust Nan Nan investigates how to engraving on different forms and how to create subtle texture. Her work started from experimenting with the balance between nature and ornamentation; looking at tree rings shows the age of the tree, as time creates the beauty.

Specialist Techniques:

Hand Engraving Silversmithing/Goldsmithing

Awards:

2015 Spical award, The Gold and Silver Wyre Drawers Awards, Goldsmiths’ Craft&Design 2015 Silver Prize, Smallworkers 3D design, Goldsmiths’ 2015 2010 2rd Prize, The Malcolm Appleby Prize for Creative Engraving 2009 The Podolsky Award, Goldsmiths’ Craft&Design 2009 Gold Prize, Engravers Junior, Goldsmiths’ Craft&Design 2009 Commended Prize, Smallworkers 3D design, Goldsmiths’ 2009 Commended Prize, Smallworkers 3D craft, Goldsmiths’ 2009 2008 Spical Council Award Silver Award, Design3D(Smallworkes), Goldsmiths’ Craft&Design 2008 Commended Award, Silversmiths Junior, Goldsmiths’ Craft&Design 2008 Nominated for Best Junior Award, Goldsmiths’ Craft&Design 2008 2007 BA3rd Year Best Student Prize, BJA (British Jewellers’ Association) 2007

Education:

Sep 2008 – July 2010 MA Course, Royal College of Art Sep 2007 – Aug 2008 Residence in Bishopsland Educational Trust, South Oxfordshire, UK Sep 2004 – Jun 2007 BA (Hons) Degree, Jewellery design & Silversmithing Birmingham City University, School of Jewellery, Birmingham, UK Sep 2003 – Jun 2004 Pre–Degree Foundation Art & Design, Dudley College, Dudley, UK

Public Collections:

2016 Silver Center piece Goldsmiths’ Company 2015 Silver Sculpture V&A 2012 Silver-Hand Engraved Oyster Box Goldsmiths’ Company

Exhibitions:

Selected Exhibition 2016 -2017 Silver Speaks V&A Silver Room 66 Sep 2015-Jan 2016 The Silversmith’s Art-Made In Britain Today National Museum of Scotland Sep 2011/2013/2014/2015/2016 Goldsmiths’ Fair, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London Dec 2015 -2016 Silver box exhibition, Bohum Gallery, Oxford July 2015 Mappin&Web London May 2009/2010/2011/2012/2014/2015/2017 COLLECT Exhibition, The Saatchi Gallery, London July 22- Sep 29 2013 Christie’s Auctions house, London


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    Rainbow bangle

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    Silver boxes and caddy spoons

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    Hand Engraved silver Beaker

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    Hand Engraved silver plates

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    Wave

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    Coiled Silver Beaker

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    Silver Sculpture

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    Oyster box (1)

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    Frozen set

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    Frozen Bowl I

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    Oyster box

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    SHELL Box

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    Silver Shell Box (1)

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