Wayne Victor Meeten

Designer

The Goldsmiths Company

Biography:

Wayne Meeten is a highly regarded British master goldsmith/silversmith and designer. He has consistently won major awards and prizes from organisations such as the Crafts Council and Goldsmiths Company as well as many scholarships, from his first year as a student. He studied at the Sir John Cass Metropolitan University in London, where he gained a Masters degree with Distinction.

Wayne  now lectures at the Sir John Cass and has been a visiting lecturer in many countries.

Specialist Techniques:

Mokume Gane
Handraising
Hammer chasing

Awards:

2013
British Allied Trades Federation (part of British Jewellers' Association)
Winner & 1st Prize in the making & design of a silver fruit bowl collection

2011
Shortlisted to Design Olympic and paraplegic Medals for London 2012 games Winner.
Inaugural Balvenie Master Graft Award United Kingdom in Metal Grand Prize Winner and First prize, hollow ware Saul Bell International Design and Craft Award

2010
Grand Prize Winner and First prize,  hollow ware Saul bell International Design and Craft award
Runner-up public vote "Poetry in Motion" International Craft and Design Award

2009
Goldsmiths' Craft Council award Prize Winner

2008
Goldsmiths' Craft Council award Silver medal and highly commended

2007
Goldsmiths' Craft Council award Silver Medal

2006
Goldsmiths' Craft Council award Prize Winner

2005
Goldsmiths' Craft Council award Prize Winner

2004
Craft Council Development award

2003
Goldsmiths' Craft Council award Silver Medal

2002
Goldsmiths' Craft Council award Gold medal and Special Craft Council award

2001
Wilkinson Sword HM the Queen's Golden Jubilee- Prize winner

2000
Goldsmiths' Craft Council award Prize Winner

1996
Goldsmiths' Company First Prize

1995
BJA Award First Prize
Goldsmiths' Craft Council award First Prize

1994
BJA Award First prize
Goldsmiths' Craft Council Award Distinction and First prize
Jerwood Foundation First prize

1993
Goldsmiths' Craft Council award Platinum Prize winner

1992
BJA Award & Goldsmiths' Company Merit Jewellery

1991
Goldsmiths' Craft Council award- commended Fashion Jewellery

1990
Goldsmiths' Craft Council award - Merit Jewellery

1989
BJA Award & Goldsmiths' Company- Merit Jewellery

Education:

Visiting Professor, Researching traditional Japanese Techniques,
M.A. Jewellery & Silversmithing & Allied Crafts - Distinction. Tokyo University of Fine Arts & Music Postgraduate Certificate with Distinction, Silversmithing and Design. BA(Hons) Jewellery, Silversmithing and Design. HND Jewellery and Design - Distinction. City and Guilds Advance Diamond Mounting - Distinction. City and Guilds Advance in Small Works - Merit. City and Guilds Craft in Diamond Mounting. Certificate in Foundation and Allied Crafts - Distinction.

1999-Present: Visiting lecturer, Sir John Cass, London Metropolitan University

Public Collections:

New College, Oxford
Exbury House
Bristol Museum
Contemporary Arts Society
Chatsworth House
British Allied Trades Federation

Publications:

Wallpaper
How To Spend it Financial Times
Sunday Times Colour supplement
Craft Arts International
Independent
Guardian
Sunday Telegraph
Craft
Art Jewellery
Professional jewellers
Candy and Candy
Bespoke Art
Institute Of professional goldsmith's Drill Stock
Materials World
Exeter Living
Art Rabbit
Liberty London Girl
World Of Interiors
Goldsmith's
Evening Argus
Express and Echo
GQ Magazine
Face Magazine
Elle Magazine
Arena Magazine
Vogue Magazine
World Service
Radio Devon
Pattern Form and Colour by Carolyn Genders
JDex, Article by Gordon Hamme
Book: Mokume Gane: A Comprehensive Study by Steve Midgett
Radio 4, BBC World Service
Mokume Gane author Steve Midgett
Art jewellery USA
Rio Grande
Architect Journal UK


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    Christmas Moose

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    'Waynedeer' Christmas Decoration

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    Inner to outer

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    Dance in the night sky

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    Shower of comets

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    Silver Vase

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    Autumn Leaves

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    Where dreams are made of

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    Inner Flame

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    Cascading Heavenly Chi

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    'Wu Chi' Black Shakudo Vessel

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    'Pour with Love' Silver vase

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    'Spirals in motion'

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