Poppy Porter

Poppy Porter
Based near Godalming, Surrey
My jewellery springs from my love of music. I channel the energy and emotion of music through my synaesthesia to make unconventional jewellery. My synaesthesia takes the form of seeing sound. I have a strong visual impression of shape, colour, movement and sometimes texture when I listen to music.
2019 Tales of the Subconscious: Gill Wing Gallery London.

2018 Triple Parade Biennale for Contemporary Jewellery

2017 KultS – Die Schmuckausstellung, Berlin; Gioielli Masterworks, Italy

2016 SOFA – Chicago; Gioielli in Fermento – Gallery Reinstein Ross, New York; GNCCF Manchester, Surrey Artists Open Studios; Choice! - New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham; SIERRAD International Jewellery Art Fair – Amsterdam; Contemporary Jewellery Exchange – international online/book; Gioielli in Fermento “Freedom and Constraint “ – Torre Fornello, Italy.

(2015 Sabbatical year, change of direction, development of new work)

2014 ICONS – The National Centre for Craft and Design, Sleaford; Message: Beyond Adornment, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham.

2013 Stain-less, Sheffield Institute of Art; Reflect, David Hockey Gallery, UCA Farnham.

2011 ACJ Diamond Jubilee Exhibition, Touring London, Wales, Birmingham, Scotland.

2010 Organiser of Material Connections Symposium, Exchange & Exhibition - Jewellers and Silversmiths Network - Farnham/Critique Collective - San Francisco.

2010 ACJ Crossings Conference Exhibition

2010 Showcase – Platform, Hatton Garden, London

2010 New Members Exhibition - Surrey Guild of Craftsmen

2010 Treasure as part of London Jewellery Week with the ACJ

2010 Suzuka Chrysanthemum solo show - Sarah Preisler Gallery, Birmingham.

2009-2010 Mirrorball Christmas Exhibition – Platform Gallery, Lancashire

2009 The Contemporary Craft Fair – Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey

2009 & 2010 Designer Crafts at the Mall – Society of Designer Craftsmen, The Mall Galleries London

2008 Jewellery at the Edge – part of the Edinburgh Festival at Pebbles Gallery Edinburgh

2007 New Designers, Business Design Centre, Islington, London

2007 UCA, Farnham - Graduate Show
Graduate of The University for the Creative Arts – Farnham, BA (Hons) Three Dimensional Design, Metals and Jewellery 2007

Podium Neckwreath Gold - purchased by The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston USA in 2019 for their permanent jewellery collection.

Pieces in various international private collections.
Image 1
Guitar Distortion Bracelet II
Image 2
Guitar Distortion Bracelet III
Image 3
Guitar Distortion Ring - Golden Topaz