Ellie Corp who studied BA (Hons) Jewellery and Silversmithing at The Cass has won the Runner Up Award in the prestigious New Designers Designer of The Year competition for her project SUCK: a BA Starter.
Ellie completed her Project SUCK: A BA Taster Ellie, while studying in studied in the Assorted Jewels studio led by Simone ten Hompel, Mah Rana and Silvia Weidenbach.
The project explores aspects of culinary art, food and drink investigating the purpose of every day utensils, rituals of eating and more metaphorical aspects.
The judges’ comments were ‘The panel enjoyed her commitment to developing entrepreneurial design to engage others in communal dining. Ellie’s passion and commitment for her work is evident and her infectious personality draws you in to her ambitious, intriguing and innovative ideas. The panel felt her work demonstrates fine craftsmanship and sensitive use of materials.’
Talking about the award Ellie said ‘I’m shocked and very excited and looking forward to the possibilities that it might lead to.’
Tutor Simone Ten Hompel commented, "It is a well-earned recognition for her body of work and of other un-seen work which led to a group of enigmatic, yet intriguing tool like pieces"
This year’s judges were Emma Mann, Sainsbury's; Donna Wilson, Donna Wilson, Imogen Belfield; Imogen Belfield and Sharon Brant, Coats Craft UK
In a pleasing coincidence, top British jewellery designer Alex Monroe who unveiled the graduate winners of the coveted awards is also an alumnus of The Cass.
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