AMBER KING

Newcastle upon Tyne

e: amberjordanking@gmail.com

PROFESSIONAL & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

[2014 & 2015] Hot glass demonstrator - National Glass Centre

[2014] Hot glass assistant - Magdalene Odundo 'Transition ll'

[2014 & 2012] Hot glass assistant James Maskrey - National Glass Centre
  • Collect 2013 - London
  • Visiting Artists
  • Mastermind Trophies - Northlands Creative Glass
[2014 & 2012] Assistant to Colin Rennie - Sunderland University
  • ‘Negative Entropy’ from the exhibition ‘Kith and Kin’
  • Teaching Assistant - Foundation glass blowing class
  • Teaching Assistant - pyrography class
[2013] North Tyneside Art Studios, North Shields, Tyne & Wear
  • Summer Internship - working with vulnerable adults
[2013] Hot Glass Assistant to Roger Tye - Creative Cohesion
  • Durham University Presentation Bowls
  • Carers awards
  • Installation work
[2013] Assistant to Jeffrey Sarmiento
  • Solo exhibition ‘constructions’ (http://vimeo.com/77138818)
[2012] Assistant to Inge Penneels - Sunderland University
  • Map- i; Mercator
[2011] Ceramics Assistant to Robert Winter - Bill Quay Farm
  • Community Raku Firing

EXHIBITIONS

Into the maze - Off Quay Arthouse and Studios, Ouesburn Newcastle

Dry Run - Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead

MASTERCLASSES

Northlands Creative Glass, Lybster

James Maskery Blown Glass Masterclass

BOARD MEMBERSHIPS

[2014 - current] Degree Show Committee

[2013 - 2014] Student Representative

[2012 - current] Criticallinks - Gateshead, Tyne & Wear:
Charity Board Member & Workshop Assistant

Roles & Responsibilites

As a board member, my role is to keep up to date with funding applications for the charity. I am also involved with assisting in the delivery of educational classes. Our goal is to develop awareness of global issues in young people and members of the community, providing the tools to challenge misinformation, to economic literacy and positive action for peace and sustainability.

QUALIFICATIONS

GCSE’s: Art (A*), Biology(B), English Language (A), History (A), Science (B), Maths (C), Spanish (C), French (CBLT)

A levels: Art(B), English Language (B), Photography (A)

BA (Hons) Glass and Ceramics, Sunderland University, National Glass Centre