Samantha Moore

Samantha Moore

Designer

The Goldsmiths Company

ADDRESS :

The Milk House Rademon Estate 60 Ballynahinch Road Crossgar BT30 9HS

Biography:

Co. Down Based Silver and Goldsmith Samantha Moore is an avid cup maker inspired by the rich Celtic history of literature, oral storytelling and of course a decent drink. She combines a love of ritual with folklore so her vessels often contain stories or interior worlds made out of silver and gold with precious and semi precious stones. Often layered with delicate pierced patterns in hand formed vessels, she specializes in creating personal drinking rituals for your preferred tipple, Ecclesiastic and bespoke silverware.

Specialist Techniques:

- Piercing - Spinning - Stone-setting - Story telling

Awards:

2015: Arts council of Northern Ireland, Individual Artist Award 2012: Creative Industries Innovation Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland 2011: Young Entrepreneur business award winner, Lisburn Enterprise Organisation. Young Silversmith Award,Hamilton And Inches Edinburgh- Rising Star Award, British Silver Week, London - Goldsmiths’ Fair, Graduate Bursary Award Goldsmiths Company, London 2010: Crafts Council of Ireland, Future Makers Award - DARD Rural Business Award 2009- Craft NI and Invest NI, Craft in Business Award - Goldsmiths, Precious Metal Bursary

Education:

2011: MA Hons Multi-Disciplinary Design, University of Ulster 2009: BA Hons Fine and Applied Art, University of Ulster 2006: Foundation Art and Design, Lurgan 2006 - 2010: Apprenticeship with Graham Harron, Goldsmith

Public Collections:

2012: Kimono Sake set / Arts Council of Northern Ireland 2013: Trinity Communion cups / Down County Museum 2015: Drink Like a Fish / Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Publications:

September 2016: Wired Magazine (global) / Magagran Cups Decemeber 2016: Homes & Antiques Magazine / Make a Wish wishbone Christmas decorations


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    Spotty Shots, Whiskey Barrels

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    Spinning Top Tea Infuser

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    The Migration of Swallows

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    The Last Supper

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