Janet Hinchliffe McCutcheon
BA (hons) 3D Design (silversmithing & jewellery) Loughborough University
(College of Art & Design) 1977
Necklace, silver & ebony in MIMA International Jewellery Collection 2000
Brooch for presentation to the Duchess of Kent, Northumbria University 1994
Illustrations of jewellery designs feature in these books
Olver, E. (2001) Jewellery Making Techniques. London: Quarto
Olver, E. (2000) The Jeweller’s Directory of Shape & Form.
Gordon Australia: Universal International
The jewellery studio is within a purpose built group of artists studios in the converted former Parcel Office at Middlesbrough Railway Station. Platform Arts Studios are within the developing cultural quarter, the BOHO zone.
Platform Arts hold open days twice a year and visitors are welcomed by prior appointment.
Describe your creative practice in 20 single words.
Jewellery / Design / Originality / Tactile / Interaction / Wearer / Collectors / Playful / Objects / Necklaces / Rings / Brooches / Earrings / Bracelets / Individuality / Making / Skill / Development / Continuation / Unique
Describe your influences using 30 single words or short phrases.
Pure form / intriguing constructions / harbour metals / relative scale / detail in nature / contemporary design / public feedback / personal voice / continual development / construction detail / unique wearing potential / sand and tide / Kyoto / razor shells