Mark Andrew Powell.
Bourneville College of Art, 1978 to 1979:-
Diploma of foundation in Art.
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, 1979 to 1982:-
1st Class Hons. Degree in Design.
William Armstrong Award.
3rd Prize in the "Goddards' Silver Competition".
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, 1982 to 1983:-
Diploma of Post Graduate.
Set up own workshop in Edinburgh, Scotland 1984.
Initiated Metal Design Workshops, Scotland, 1991.
Initiated the "Eligius Project”, an exploration in historic processes of the Late Medieval and Renaissance Periods1999.
Scottish Arts Council's Personal Development Award, for research into the enamelling onto fused silver, 1998-1999.
Awarded the "Inches Carr Trust" Bursury, for research into the use of matrix dies in the making of small components, 2003.
Scottish Arts Council's Personal Development Award, for the research into the making of tools in their relation with the use of forming dies, 2003.
Edinburgh City Council, Arts Award, for the exploration of working with divers hot forged metals in relationship to my work and use of with forming dies, 2007.
Founder of Studio Eligius, a Working Company set up with Zixiao Chang to explore the diverse processes and themes in the making of commercial jewellery. 2010.
Principal commissions and work in Major Collections...
Birmingham City Museums and Art Gallery, England.
The Scottish Craft Collection, Edinburgh, Scotland.
The National Museums Of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Aberdeen Museums and Art Gallery, Scotland.
Royal Naval Dockyards. Rosyth, Scotland.
The Tent Company. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Lady Lever Art Gallery, Merseyside, England..
Team Caledonia, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Scottish Cyclist Union, Scotland.
Drumsheugh Baths, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Bill McLaren Shield, Scotland.
Workshops and Further Development
Granulation with Giovanni Corvaja; Edinburgh College of Art
Medal Making; National Galleries of Scotland
Iron Founding; Ironbridge Iron Sculpture Museum...
Blacksmith with Andrew Smith; West Dean...
Forging Special Metals; West Dean...
Tool Making at the Forge with Andrew Smith; West Dean...
Tool Making for Silversmiths with Andrew Smith; West Dean...
Plastics with Caroline Broadhead; Glasgow School of Art...
Japanese Style Inlay Techniques with Alison Varley; Glasgow School of Art...
Cast Glass Casting with Keiko Mukade...