OLGA KOSICA

Grey Sheep

Location

slovenia

University

royal college of art

Graduation year

2004

EDUCATION
MA - Course in Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork & Jewellery
Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2EU, Date: 2002 – 2004, UK
Degree in Textile & Fashion Design
University of Ljubljana, Department of Textile & Fashion Design, Snezniska 5, SI - 1000 Ljubljana Date: 1995 – 2001, Slovenia

AWARDS/
ACHIEVEMENTS
2012 Young Creative Fashion Entrepreneur Award
2006 Slovenia - Ljubljana –TREND Best design Award – project: Any sharp object?
2005 Slovenia - Ljubljana –TREND Best design Award – project: FRESH
2005 UK – London, Onno Boekhoudt Travel Award
2004 UK-London, Matthew Wrightson Award
2004 UK-London, Ray Watson Award
2003 Slovenia – Ljubljana, Rotary Club Award

SOME EXHIBITONS/
PROJECTS
2012 Slovenia- Ljubljana-Sqat gallery-Exhibition Inside-out
Slovenia – Maribor-Exhibition- European capital of culture- Jewellery exhibition
2011 Slovenia-Maribor- Betnavski grad- jewellery exhibition, Ljubljana – National history museum- Pohorje stones- Jewellery exhibition, Austria- Graz - Assembly- design festival – exhibition, Slovenija – Ljubljana- MARIJA ANTOINETTA »umetnina življenja«, art project
2010 Italija–Trst,"Gioielli Contemporanei" Atrio della Camera di Commercio (Piazza della Borsa 14), exhibition,
2008- FiloRosso – Museo d’Arte Moderna “Ugo Cara”-Jewellery exhibition
2005 USA-Chicago– Gallery LIPA: SOTO: Any sharp objects-exhibition of contemporary Slovenian design,
2003-2005 Anti-War Medal exhibition (Spain – Barcelona – Hypothesis Gallery, Norvage – Tromso Kunstforening, UK-London, Electrum Gallery, USA – San Francisco, Velvet de Vinchi Gallery
2004 Venetia- Art Gallery Maribor – FRESH –Exhibition – Contemporary, Slovenian Fashion Design
2004-UK-London, Royal College of Art – The Show 2004
2004-UK-London, exhibition in Goldsmiths’ Hall of the 2004, Goldsmiths Craft & Design Council Competition
2003- UK – London, Slovenian Embassy, curetting the exhibition of Slovenian contemporary Jewellery design

CAREER HISTORY
2005 2012- I work as a Freelance Jewellery designer form the biggest jewellery company in Slovenia (Zlatarna Celje d.o.o.) Where I create a silver line under the name Lencia. This line is exiting because I was part of a team that started it. I have eight years experience. My job is to fined the trends and in-cooperate them in to o space and products. I design jewellery peaces that should be weary fashion oriented and exiting, further more I follow the whole process of making, marketing and selling the jewellery.
2010 I designed jewellery for Paris based Men’s fashion company WOOYOUNGME
2010 Visiting lecturer at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Department of Textile Technology, Department of Textile and garments, lectures-CONTEMPORARY JEWELLERY
2009 Visiting lecturer at University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Technology-Study program: Textile Engineering, Theme lecture: HISTORY OF JEWELLERY
2007 -Opened a studio in Ljubljana – AgAu Studio
2004/onwards exhibiting and selling my products on the premises of: Goldsmith shop Kodre-Ljubljana, Galleria Mak-Ljubljana, Kobbe- Maribor, Ika-Ljubljana, Etna Maar- Zagreb
2004/onwards I am an active member of associations: DONS - Association of contemporary jewellery design in Slovenia
2004/onwards - the status of freelanced designer in the field of culture

Latest Collection