Graduation Show Prep

This week, we’ve been busy getting things ready for the graduation show. As a class, we have to come together to curate our exhibition space as a team, to create the best looking show we can. The tutors… Read More

Hand-in Complete!

Wow. I can’t believe we’ve reached the end! All of my work is now finished and I have displayed it all in the University studios for grading. I feel I was surprisingly prepared for this deadline… when I… Read More

Ashurst In Silver – Rosie Wesley

I just wanted to share with you some images of the finished silver works that I have made for my final degree collection. I have titled these pieces ‘Ashurst In Silver I’ and ‘Ashurst in Silver II’. The… Read More

The Final Foundry Casting

This month was the University’s final organised bronze foundry pour until the end of term – which meant I had to get all my final pieces of bark sprued up and prepped for the pour if I wanted… Read More

Goldsmith’s Silver Bullion Grant

I received some fantastic news recently… I have been selected as a winner of the Goldsmith’s Silver Bullion Grant! This is an award which presents the selected silversmithing BA student with £400 of silver bullion to create a… Read More

Photography Session

Just recently, our course tutor organised a cross-course induction at University for us to learn how to use the photography studios. The induction was led by the photography technician Beytan Erkmen and we were shown how to use… Read More

Rosie Wesley at Rising Stars Exhibition

Apologies for having dropped off the radar recently, but I have some exciting news! My work has been shortlisted for the Rising Stars exhibition at the New Ashgate Gallery. I applied for this competition at the end of… Read More

Exploring Beaulieu

This weekend, I travelled back to The New Forest to take some photos in Beaulieu – the current focus location for the collection I am working on. I documented the space with photos, audio clips and drawings. I focused… Read More

The Sculpture Park

This week I took a trip down to The Sculpture Park in Churt, Farnham. This is a very local sculpture park, but one that I had not previously visited! It is home to over 800 sculptures, by a huge range of… Read More

Successful Bronzes

The wait is over! This week, I successfully finished my bronze castings and I can now share the results with you! The spruing was quite a challenge, and I’m still not looking forward to cutting them off next… Read More

Crossing My Fingers

This week, I’ve been working hard on something that could be really exciting! I’ve been putting together an application for the Goldsmiths Precious Metal Bursary Competition! The deadline was this Friday, and so I thought, now that it’s… Read More

The Latest Model

This week I have been working on my latest model that I plan to cast in the foundry. I am using a technique that I began to explore last year; which involves composing individual pieces of bark onto a cardboard… Read More