CV - Livvy Fink
Address: 7 Elrington rd, London, E8 3BJ
Tel: +44 (0) 7748976658 
Email: olivia.fink@network.rca.ac.uk


EDUCATION

2013           MA Ceramics and Glass – Royal College of Art, London
2010           Kiln Cast Glass – School of Applied Arts, Zelezný Brod, Czech Republic
2007           Sculpture All Levels – Working Men’s College, London         
2005           NVQ- level 3 in design – Cultural enterprise - Freeform Arts Trust, London.
2003           BA HONS -Three Dimensional Crafts - University of Brighton.
1999           B’TEC National Diploma - Art & Design - Oxford Brookes University


COMMISSIONS selected

2013           Award designer - Sky Arts - The South Bank Awards Show, London.
2011           Lead artist/designer- Fairlop waters adventure playground, London. 
2011           Project artist- Belvue school, London. Playground design
2008           Project artist - Leighton Buzzard. Free form arts Trust. Design for local green.
2005           Lead artist - Leaview Nursery, London. Nursery garden design and build.


WORKSHOPS AND RESIDENCIES selected

2012           Virginia Primary School, London.
2012           Robin Redmund Community centre: Ceramic Workshops
2009           Barkingside, London: Commissioned by [ s p a c e ] and Studio Three Arts.
2009/2008  Freeform arts trust: Summer program
2009           Virginia primary School, London: Creation of Kinetic wind sculptures.
2009           Ridgeway Centre, Chingford, London.
2009           Freeform arts trust: Adult learning program
2008           Virginia Primary School, London
2008           Ridgeway Centre, Chingford, London.
2008           Old Dagenham Park, London: Commissioned by Studio Three Arts. 
2008           Arnold Circus, London.
2007           Open Gate School, Czech Republic: Funded by Leonardo European Exchange.        
2006           Colnbrook Primary School, Slough: Funded by Creative Partnerships
2006           Stormont House School, Hackney, London: Funded by CreativePartnerships
2006/2005  Redbridge Green Fair, London: Sculpture garden from recycled materials.

           
TEACHING

Current       Tutor: (since 2006) Work Skills Learning/ Southover Partnership School, London
2009           Arts Facilitator: (since 2007) HM Prison, Holloway, London. 
2008           Tutor: Camden Summer University & Southwark Summer University
2007           Tutor: Kisharon College, Hendon, London. Working with adults with special needs.
2006           Learning mentor: (Scince 2005) Our Lady’s Convent High School.  London.


CONSULTANCY

2009           Theories Landscapes, London. Involving communities in the design of local spaces.
2005           Play space consultancy: Hackney Learning Trust, Hillside & Compton Nursery,  London. 


PROJECT ARTIST selected

2010/11      Project artist: New Year event on the Danube river Slovakia. 
2009           Project artist: Blast Blackpool
2007           Project artist: Blast Birmingham  
2005           Project artist: LIFT event Battersea Park, London


AWARDS selected

2012               Winner The Grocers Company Scholarship
2010               Winner Grundvig European Commission Award
2010               Winner Leonardo European Exchange Project Award


EXHIBITIONS selected

2013               21st Century Art and Design: Christie’s, Kings Street Glallery, London
2013               SHOW RCA 2013: Royal College of Art, London
2012               Part of Curiovan permanent collection. Touring exhibit.
2012               Work in progress: Royal College of Art, London
2011               Point of Departure: Great Western Studios, London.
2011               Student Show: Ceramic art London
2009               Space Gallery and Barking Learning Centre: London
2005               Three generations: Oxford University
2003               Undo Design: London, Truman Brewery
2003               Degree show: University of Brighton
2002               Basement Seconds: Brighton


PUBLICATIONS selected

2013                LW Magazine Environment Design, South Korea
2013                Open space Sendpoints, China
2013                Paisea magazine, Portugal
2013                Pasage magazine, Italy
2012                Direction, News & Innovation, UK
2012                Lexus Magazine, UK
2012                Global Sustainable Landscape Masterpieces, China
2010                Učiliště kreativity v době krize, Czech republic