Dr. Linda Smith SWA Glass Artist/Scientist

Glass Artist/Scientist

CV


  • Glass Skills

Enamelling, acid etching, sandblasting, fusing, slumping, casting and bonding. Experience of undertaking commissions, exhibiting and teaching.

 

  •  Education

Canterbury Christ Church University and with Roy Eastland - Life drawing – 2016/17

Conquest House – Portrait painting with oils – 2016/2017

Canterbury Christ Church University - iTeach PGCE - 2008/2009

Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design - PG Cert.'s Architecture & Glass; Fine Art & Glass - 2007/2008

The City Lit - Advanced Stained Glass - 2004/2005            

The University of Greenwich - PhD Chemistry - 1994/1999; BSc. Hons./GRSC Applied Chemistry - 1991/1994

           

  • Awards

Society of Women Artists Exhibition - The Great Art award - ‘Lest We Forget’ - 2013

Art in the Dockyard Exhibition - Highly Commended - ‘Ich Dien’ - 2013

Art in the Dockyard Exhibition - Highly Commended - ‘Lest We Forget’ - 2011

The Steven’s Competition, British Society of Master Glass Painters - John Corkill Memorial Award - 2006 

                    

  • Professional Memberships ­

Society of Women Artists - Associate Member (2015), full member (2106), elected council member (2017)

Canterbury Arts Council - Membership Secretary – 2014-2016

Contermporary Glass Society - Member - 2006 to present

The Royal Society of Chemistry - Chartered Scientist Member (C.Sci) - 2004; Chartered Chemist (C. Chem) 1998 to present; Member (MRSC) - 1998/2010

 

  • Professional Experience

Society of Women Artists – Council member - 2017

Canterbury Christ Church University - Sessional Lecturer - 2011 to present

Canterbury Arts Council - Membership Secretary  - 2014 to 2016

Proof reader for ‘Glass at Central’ book - 2011

Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design - Summer Course Tutor - 2010

The Royal Society of Chemistry - Benevolent Fund Representative - 2005/2010; Freelance Editor - 1999/2002

 

  • Exhibitions

Mar 2107, ‘Awakenings’ Conquest House, Canterbury, Kent.

Aug 2016, ‘Draw 16’, Society of Graphic Fine Artists (SGFA), Menier Gallery, London, SE1.

Jul-Aug 2016, ‘The Society Of Women Artists (SWA)’, Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1.

Sep 2015, ‘Creative Glass Guild Online Exhibition.

Jul 2015, ‘The Society Of Women Artists (SWA)’, Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1.

May-Jun 2015, ‘Wish You Were Here’, International Festival of Glass.

Jun 2014, ‘The Society Of Women Artists (SWA)’, Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1.

Oct 2014, ‘Wild at Heart', Contemporary Glass Society (CGS), Online Exhibition.

Sep 2014, ‘Pure Autumn Art Fair', The PowderMills Hotel, Powdermill Lane, Battle, TN33.

Oct 2013, ‘The Royal Society Of Marine Artists (RSMA) Annual Exhibition’, Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1.                 

Jun 2013, ‘The Society Of Women Artists (SWA)’, Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1.        

Feb 2013, Art In the Dockyard Exhibition’, No. 1 Smithery Gallery, The Historic Dockyard.