About

MIRKA JANECKOVA

Statement

I see my jewellery as a container for wearer’s emotions, memories and hopes. My pieces refer to the body in an abstract way, exploring the relationship between people and their subconscious mind.



Qualifications:


2014 - 2016

Royal College of Art, London

MA Jewellery and Metals (Distinction)


2009 - 2013

Glasgow School of Art, School of Design

BA Hons  (First Class) Silversmithing and Jewellery


Aug - Dec 2011

NSCAD Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

exchange study program



Awards & Bursaries


2016 Winner,Jewellery Unlimited’ Professional Development Award, 

          Association for Contemporary Jewellery


2016 Finalist Stanislav Libensky Award, DOX, Prague, Czech Republic


2016 Swarovski sponsorship (RCA)


2016 Finalist, Scottish Graduate Craft Awards, The Inches Carr Trust, Dundee


2015 National Association of Jewellers Centerary Trust Award


2015 The Most Innovative New Collection - Editor's Choice Award at IJL


2015  Kickstart Bursary, International Jewellery London


2015  Behrens Foundation Bursary (awarded by RCA)


2014  Creativity Contest, Torino, Italy - 2nd prize winner


2014  Finalist, BKV Price , Munich, Germany


2014   Jacob Ladder Residency


2013   Richard H Arroll Memorial Price


2011   Friends of GSA Travelling Grant (Exchange at NSCAD, Halifax, Canada)


2010   Ede&Ravenscroft Price



Residencies:


Cove Park Craft Residency,  Jul 2014   


Glasgow School of Art, Sept 2013 - Jun 2014 


Hospitalfield Graduate Residency, Aug 2013 



Professional Development:


2015 - Getting Started, The Goldsmith Centre, London


2014 - Get Clients Now, The Design Trust (awarded by New Desingers One Year On)


2013 - Ignis Assets business mentoring scheme, Glasgow




© Mirka Janeckova 2013