jessica townsend
Edinburgh College of Art (2004–2005)
Masters in Design (MDes)- Glass
Edinburgh College of Art (2001–2004)
BA (Hons) Glass Design
Hertford Regional College (1998-2001)
GNVQ Advanced Art and Design
A-Level English & Theatre Studies
City and Guilds – Life Drawing
The Latymer School (1992-1998)
(GCSE) 11 A–C Grades
Nick Allen – October 2004 to June 2006
Glass workshop assistant, mould making, finishing, gallery work, general studio assistance etc
Contemporary Glass Society – December 2002 to January 2005
Committee advisor (Present), Student Representative (till Jan 2005) – Attending regular meetings, help to organize events, updating education course database, writing articles, connecting students etc
JacksonFawkes – July 2004 to September 2004
Glass workshop assistant – mould making, air tooling, sandblasting, general studio assistance etc
Edinburgh College of Art – Summer School, August 2004
Teaching assistant – Packing Kilns, mould making, teaching students general glass skills etc.
British Glass Bienale, Stoubridge 2006
New Designers, London 2006
MDes Exhibition, Edinburgh 2005
The Blue Room, Touring Exhibition 2005-2006
Bombay Sapphire Martini Glass, London 2004
New Designers, London 2004
ECA Degree Show ‘The Revelation’ Edinburgh 2004
The Glass Furnace, Istanbul 2003
The Crystal World, Edinburgh 2003
Work in Progress, Edinburgh 2003
commissions and awards
Bombay Sapphire Glass Award 2005 - Shortlisted
Headley Trust Scholarship, 2004-2005
Bombay Sapphire Student Award 2004 - Shortlisted
Award for Morton Cricket Club, Edinburgh 2004
The National Amateur Gardening Show, Bath 2003
Crafts, July/August 2006
Homes & Interiors Scotland, May/June 2006
Glasswriter Newslletter, April 2006
Glass in Scotland, Spring 2006
The List, Dec 2005
The Scotland on Sunday, 4th December 2005
I-ON Edinburgh, Dec 2005
The Hertfordshire Mercury, 7th October 2005
The Herald, tears and the triumphs, Jun 2004
Glass in Scotland -Summer 2004
glass experience
Workshop assistant Nick Allen - Oct 2004 to Jun 2006
CGS committee advisor - Jan 2005 to Present
Teaching, Intro to kilnforming ECA – Oct 2004
Workshop assistant JacksonFawkes- Jul 2004 to Sep 2004
CGS Student Representative - Dec 2002 to Jan 2005
Teaching assistant ECA summer school - Aug 2004
Visiting Lecturer, Herts Regional College - Mar 2004
CGS workshop with Jan Heim Van Stiphout - Nov 2003
The Glass Furnace Kiln Casting with Angela Thwaites - Aug 2003
Glassforms UK with Max Jaquard - Jun to Aug 2002
London Glass Blowing Company Ltd - Mar 2002