Dorothy Hogg. Retrospective

6 — 29 Oct 2014 at The Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

23 SEPTEMBER 2014
Dorothy Hogg, Brooch, Artery Series, 2011, silver, acrylic and pigment, 7.2 x 6.5 cm, © Stacey Bentley
Dorothy Hogg, Brooch, Artery Series, 2011, silver, acrylic and pigment, 7.2 x 6.5 cm, © Stacey Bentley

The Scottish Gallery are proud and delighted to celebrate the career of eminent jeweller, Professor Dorothy Hogg.

Dorothy Hogg (b. 1945) is internationally recognised as both an artist jeweller and a teacher of jewellery and silversmithing. She has enjoyed a lifetime of success as a world-renowned maker, and was head of Edinburgh College of Art’s Jewellery and Silversmithing Department for almost 20 years. As well as maintaining her own creative practice she also curates exhibitions, sits on educational and craft boards, and promotes Scottish Jewellery across the world.

Dorothy Hogg studied at Glasgow School of Art and the Royal College of Art and was course leader of silversmithing and jewellery at Edinburgh College of Art from 1985 until 2007.

In 2001 she was awarded an MBE for services to jewellery and Silversmithing. In 2005 she won the Brilliantly Brimingham Jewellery Award which is awarded to the jeweller who has made the greatest contribution to the world of designer-maker jewellery.