Joanne Haywood

Joanne Haywood holds a BA (Hons) in Jewellery Design from Central Saint Martins and is recognised for her individual voice and skill in Mixed Media making. Joanne has been teaching since 2002 and is the author of "Mixed Media Jewellery".

Describe your approach to teaching.
I encourage each student to find their own personal language in their own work. Material exploration and the excitement of experimenting is an important element of my teaching.

What inspires your own work?
The properties of materials, museum artifacts, folklore, archaeological finds, flora and fauna, fossils, folk art, old textiles and costumes, female pioneers and trailblazers. I am also inspired by non visual sources such as stories & music.

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