ABOUT
ABOUT ME

I am a contemporary silversmith based in Leicester. My work is influenced by my mixed cultural background due to my Indian upbringing in Britain. I have a wide interest in both eastern and western styles of decoration. I am inspired by strong architectural forms and enjoy using architectural details as a basis for decoration in the form of chasing in larger pieces of silver.  I like constructing pieces which involve geometry.

 

PORTFOLIO

Below is a gallery of recent pieces

AWARDS & EXHIBITIONS

Collect 2019 - Saatchi Gallery, London.
Goldsmith's Craftsmanship and Design Competition 2019 - Gold Award in the Junior Chasers Category, Bronze Award in the Junior Silversmiths Category, Bronze Award in the 3D Silversmiths Design Section, Bronze award in the small workers section.
Excellence of Youth Exhibition - Raising money for The Maddi Foundation - Aldeburgh
Elements 2018 - Elements Festival of Silver Fair, Lyon and Turnbull Auctioneers, Edinburgh
Goldsmiths Fair - Graduate Bursary Stand at Goldsmiths Fair, Goldsmiths Hall, London
Goldsmiths Craftsmanship and Design Competition Winners Exhibition 2018 - Goldsmith's Hall, London

Goldsmith's Craftsmanship and Design Competition 2018 - Gold Award in the Junior Chasers Category, Silver Award in the Junior Silversmiths Category.

Collect 2018 - Saatchi Gallery, London

Goldsmiths Company Studio Internship Graduate Award - SIGA Award to train with two silversmiths for 16 weeks
London Craft Week Chasing Demonstrations 2017 - Smythson of New Bond Street, London 
Inspired 2017 - The Goldsmith's Centre, London
Collect 2017 - Saatchi Gallery, London
Le Nit de l'Art, J&O Collective 2016 - Aram Gallery, Palma De Mallorca
Retrospective at Bishopsland 2016 - Bishopsland Educational Trust, South Oxfordshire
Art in Action 2016 - Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire

Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust - Awarded scholarship to study chasing with Rod Kelly 
Goldsmiths Craftsmanship and Design Competition Winners Exhibition 2016 - Goldsmith's Hall, London
Goldsmith's Craftsmanship and Design Competition 2016 - Bronze Award in the Junior Chasers Category
Christmas at Bishopsland 2015 - Bishopsland Educational Trust, South Oxfordshire
Gifted 15 - National Centre for Craft and Design, Sleaford, Lincolnshire
Retrospective at Bishopsland 2015 - Bishopsland Educational Trust, South Oxfordshire
Goldsmith's Company Precious Metals Bursary - Silver bursary towards Retrospective at Bishopsland
Art in Action 2015 - Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire
Henley Festival 2015 - Henley-On-Thames
Jacob's Jewellers Silversmithing and Jewellery Exhibition 2015 - Reading
Inspired, Festival of Silver 2015 - Goldsmiths Centre, London
 

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Manasi Depala

manasidepala@gmail.com



Tel: 07905275337

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