About

Trained at the Royal College of Art, Dutch born designer Louise Seijen ten Hoorn lives and works in London where she creates one-off pieces, small production ranges and commissions from her studio in Pimlico.

Louise works predominantly in metal, as well as materials such as plastic and rubber, to create jewellery, objects and small sculptures.

louise mug shot.jpg

Wearing a silver and steel piece from the "EQUILIBRIUM" collection

Biography

 

Exhibitions and Events

20:20 Visions, Touring exhibition with the ACJ, various locations in the UK, 2017/2018

Loot, Museum of Art and Design, New York, 2017

Sieraad Art Fair, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, 2016

Goldsmiths' Fair, Goldsmiths' Hall, London, 2016

GCDA Awards Exhibition, Goldsmith’s Hall, London, 2016, 2008, 2007, 2006

AV17 Gallery, 3rd International Biennial of Contemporary Metal Art, Vilnius, 2016

The Contemporary Jewellery Exchange, Worldwide jewellery project and online exhibition, 2015/16

Canary Wharf Window Gallery, Canary Wharf shopping mall, London, 2014

Office Sessions, Collective exhibition at East India Dock, London 2014

Winter Pride, Collective exhibition at Tobacco Dock, London, 2014

Stimuli, Collective exhibition at Vibe Gallery, London, 2014

Frozen Explosions, Collective exhibition at Vibe Gallery, London, 2013

Rock ‘n’ Roll Zoo, Collective exhibition at Vibe Gallery, London, 2012

Interior Hysteria, Collective exhibition at Palatine Bar & Gallery, London, 2012

Degree Show, Royal College of Art, London 2011

Interim Show, Royal College of Art, London 2011, 2010

Effe Kijken (Let’s Have a Look), Collective exhibition at Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, 2011, 2010

Sloth, Performance show at Purple Turtle Club Camden, London, 2010

Melody, Collective jewellery exhibition at SDC Gallery, London, 2009

A Venetian Affair, Fashion Show at Vauxhall Fashion Scout, London, 2009

Sieraad Art Fair, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2008

Design Show, Liverpool, 2008

Treasure at the Tower, London Jewellery Week London, 2008

Window Showcase, Sarah May Jewellery, London, 2008

Whispers, Collective exhibition at Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Birmingham, 2008

Origin, Retail show at Somerset house, London, 2008, 2007

Stone Gallery, British Designer Jewellery Group collective exhibition, Oxfordshire, 2007

Bright Ideas, Collective exhibition at Craft Central, London, 2007

Spring Fair, Trade show at the NEC Birmingham, 2007

Top Drawer, Trade show at Olympia, London, 2006


 

Education

Westminster University, CertEd/Post Graduate Certificate in Education, 2013-2015

Royal College of Art, MA, Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork and Jewellery, London, 2009-2011

De Vakschool, Diploma, Goldsmithing, the Netherlands, 1996-2000

De Vakschool, Certificate, 3D Design, the Netherlands, 1998-1999

 

Awards

Craftsmanship and Design Awards, Awarded by the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, 2016

Goldsmith’s Fair graduate bursary, 2016

London Jewellery Exports bursary, 2008

Bright Ideas Award, Awarded by Craft Central and Sponsored by Deutsche Bank, 2007

Craftsmanship and Design Awards, Awarded by the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, 2007

Craftsmanship and Design Awards, Awarded by the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, 2006

Student prize, commissioned design of the ‘Quality Trophy’ for the Zadkine Education Group, 1999

Student prize, 2nd prize for the design of the AMN AMRO Bank ‘Euro Trophy’, 1998