Press, Work & Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibition - 'Bloom - Contemporary Jewellery by Julia de Klerk' Aspex, Portsmouth 4th July - 16 Sep 2018

2018

Launch of new Julia de Klerk jewellery brand

Product Designer for Artisanat

Jewellery production for Annie Haak Designs

2017

Freelance graphic design for Music Company Europe

2016

Poster design for Temagami Canoe Festival

Website & branding www.leatherheather.com

Curator - The Contemporary Makers Fair, Aspex, Portsmouth

Exhibitor - Etsy Made Local, Aspex, Portsmouth

Craft exhibition programming and events for Aspex:

‘Making It, Not Writing It’ Malisa Sledmere – 1 Jun - 7 Aug 2016

Intrinsic‘ Touring exhibition of textile jewellery – 16 Mar - 8 May 2016

Laura Bird’ Contemporary Ceramics – 6 Jan -13 Mar 2016

‘Symbiosis’ – Jewellery by Continued Collective – 4 Nov - 3 Jan 2016

2015

Curator - The Contemporary Makers Fair, Aspex

Craft exhibition programming and events for Aspex :

‘Still Life on Repeat’ Printmaking by Helen Murgatroyd – 5 Aug - 27 Sep 2015

Kas Williams’ Design & paper structures – 22 Apr - 7 June 2015

'Surface’ – Ceramics by Martin Snelling & Maria Alvarez Echenique – 4 Mar - 19 Apr 2015.

‘Locally Made’ Jewellery by Laura Bennett – 21 Jan - 1 Mar 2015

Featured Artist - Lead Artist - Paper flower making workshop, Make, Portsmouth

Lead Artist - Paper flower making demo, Hobbycraft, Portsmouth

Exhibitor - Crafty Fox Market, Brixton

Exhibitor - Crafty Fox Market, Bussey Building, Peckham Rye

Exhibitor - The Workshop Sale Portsmouth, Aspex

Featured Item - Etsy Finds October Edition

2014

Curator - The Contemporary Makers Fair, Aspex, Portsmouth - Feb

Lead Artist - Adult Lino print workshop, Aspex, Portsmouth

Assistant Artist, Jumpstart Art Schools workshop, Portsmouth Library & Aspex

Full page Feature - Style me vintage – Accessories, Naomi Thompson & Liz Tregenza, Pavillion.

2013

Lead Artist - Resin Casting & Mold making demo, Barton Peveril College

Lead set designer - Country Music Stage Southsea Fest

Exhibitor - Love Southsea Market

2012

Julia de Klerk jewellery launch on Etsy

Jewellery brand www.juliadeklerk.com is born.

Co curator Simply Having a Wonderful Christmas Fair

Blog Feature Created Local - Strong Island

Exhibitor - Southsea Boutique Market

Exhibitor - Love Southsea Market

2011

Featured Designer - This Way Up, British Council, London Design Festival- 17-25 September.

2010

Freelance poster design for Little Johnny Russels, University of Portsmouth

Featured live illustrator for Doodlevend

2009

OnOffice Magazine feature , Issue 31, June

Lead designer for Unity Media, The Age of Stupid Film Premiere, Leicester Square, London, - March

Big book of Contemporary Illustration – Martin Dawber, Batsford - Featured illustrator.

Featured Designer - Braderie de l’Art, Lille, France – December.

Shop interior redesign for Tim Camino, Milan, Italy.

Exhibitor- Milan Furniture Fair, Salone de Satellite, Milan, Italy – April.

2008

Featured Designer - Braderie de l’Art, Lille, France - December.

New Designers, Business Design Centre, London. – August.

Free Range, Old Truman Brewery, London - May

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