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Mirka Janeckova

Mirka Janeckova
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Mirka is a Contemporary Jewellery Designer and experienced Art Teacher. After retiring from teaching, she studied Jewellery courses at Glasgow School of Art (BA) and from Royal College of Art (MA).
Now, she is based in Edinburgh where she produce her collections and run jewellery classes.
Dreamy landscapes of the deep sea inspire forms of Mirka Janeckova Jewellery which are exclusively made from white materials – porcelain, white pearls and sterling silver. Her collection are exhibited both in UK and internationally and her work received several industry awards.
www.mirkajaneckova.com
QUALIFICATIONS

· Royal College of Art, School of Materials
MA Jewellery and Metals (Distinction) , 2014 – 2016

· Glasgow School of Art, School of Design
BA Hons (First Class) Silversmithing and Jewellery , 2009 - 2013

· NSCAD Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
exchange study program, 8/2011 - 12/2011

AWARDS & BURSARIES

2016
· Professional Development Award, Association for Contemporary Jewellery
· Stanislav Libensky Award – finalist, Prague Glass Gallery
· Swarovski Sponsorship
· Scottish Graduate Craft Awards – finalist, Inches CarrTrust
2015
· 100% Optical – RCA Eyewear Competition – Ready to Wear, Excel, London
· National Association of Jewellers Centenary Trust Award
· The Most Innovative New Collection Editor’s Choice Award, IJL, London
· Behrens Trust funding, RCA
· KickStart Bursary, IJL, London
2014
· Creativity Contest, 2nd Prize, Creativity Oggetti, Turin, Italy
· BKV Price finalist, BKV Gallery, Handwerk Messe, Munich
· Creative Scotland, International Funding
· Jacobs Ladder Residency, Cove Park, Scotland
2013
· Richard H Arroll Memorial Price , GSA
2011
· Friends of GSA Travelling Grant (Exchange at NSCAD, Halifax, Canada) , GSA
2010
· Ede&Ravenscroft Price , GSA

RESIDENCIES

· Cove Park Residency, Scotland, 7/2014
· Glasgow School of Art Artist in Residence, 9/2013 - 6/2014
· Hospitalfield Arts Graduate Residency, Arbroath, 8/2013

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

· Museum of Glass and Jewellery, Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic
· Prague Gallery of Czech Glass, Prague, Czech Republic
Rings
  • Mirka Janeckova
  • Rings
Layers Bracelet
  • Mirka Janeckova
  • Layers Bracelet
Layers Brooch
  • Mirka Janeckova
  • Layers Brooch
Sea Flower Ring
  • Mirka Janeckova
  • Sea Flower Ring
Sea Flower Earrings
  • Mirka Janeckova
  • Sea Flower Earrings
Porcelain Brooch
  • Mirka Janeckova
  • Porcelain Brooch
Silver Corla Ring
  • Mirka Janeckova
  • Silver Corla Ring
Silver Coral Bracelet
  • Mirka Janeckova
  • Silver Coral Bracelet

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