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Sophie Sorca

BA Jewellery & Silversmithing

Metalwork, jewellery & accessories business SORCA Studio is based at the The Labyrinth, Mark Lane in Eastbourne town centre. 

 

As a qualified silversmith, all products and services are made and carried out by jewellery designer Sophie Sorca. Sophie specialises in contemporary handmade silver and gold jewellery as well as repairs and bespoke commissions.

 

SORCA Studio also focuses on restoring and up-cycling decorative items and accessories including fine, sentimental, vintage and retro jewellery as well as artworks and ornamental items. Originally from Eastbourne, Sophie has been working as a jeweller for ten years since graduating with a BA degree in Jewellery & Silversmithing from the School of Art, Architecture & Design in London during 2013. 

Qualifications

 

BA Jewellery & Silversmithing, London Met School of Art, Architecture & Design, East London 2013

 

Foundation Applied Art & Design, City College, Brighton 2010

Awards

 

British Jewellers Association: 1st prize for body of work 2013

 

HENN of London: amethyst prize for interactive and community based design 2013

 

Further Training

 

Zimmerhof retreat: design & make workshop participant, Haxthäuser Hof GbR, Ingelheim/Rhein, Germany 2011

 

Lost wax week with Peter Bauhuis: mould making and casting, London 2011

 

Past Exhibitions

 

In-School Suspension: an exhibition of Necklaces and Pendants, curated by JV-Collective, Philadelphia, USA, 2020

 

Big Art Show, Shrewsbury, Shropshire 2014

 

Talente Young Designers, International Trade Fair of high craftsmanship, Munich 2014

 

Design Junction for London Design Festival, The Sorting Office, New Oxford Street, London 2013

 

New Designers, Islington Design Centre, London 2013

 

BA Degree Show,  London Met School of Art, Architecture & Design, Whitechapel, London 2013

 

International Jewellery London, Victoria House, Bloomsbury, London 2011

 

Group Shows: with Dialogue Collective ​

HSDCTC COLAB: CONTAINMENT / UNCONTAINED - working across borders, The Wallace Arts Centre, Pah Homestead, Auckland, New Zealand 2022

 

HSDCTC COLAB: CONTAINMENT / UNCONTAINED - working across borders, site specific street exhibition for Radiant Pavilion, Melbourne, Australia 2021

 

Dialogue 22 ii M.E.G.A + @Work Jewellery Gallery, Pimlico, London 2019

 

Dialogue 22 i M.E.G.A: Make Earth Great Again, Schmuck, Munich, Germany 2019

 

Dialogue 21 Dialogue Collective and HANDSHAKE: Te Ao Hurihui - Ever changing world, The Crypt Gallery, London 2018

 

Dialogue 20 ii Temporaria, Silver Festival, Legnica, Poland 2018

 

Dialogue 20 i Temporaria , Schmuck, Munich, Germany 2018

 

It Will All Come Out In The Wash, Dialogue Collective (UK) and HANDSHAKE (NZ) collaboration, Munich Jewellery Week 2017

 

By Royal Appointment, LOT 63, Munich Jewellery Week 2016

 

Šperk Stret 14 "More than one word makes a sentence" lecture + 'The Dark Side' exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia 2014

 

Dialogue 16 The Dark Side, Galerie Hell, Munich Jewellery Week 2014

 

Made London 2013 Design Fair 2013

 

Dialogue 15 Ferrous, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco 2013

 

Dialogue 13 & 14 Home and Away, Munich Jewellery Week 2013 

 

'Unexpected Pleasures' Interactive event, Design Museum, London 2013

 

Made London 2012 Design Fair 2012

 

Dialogue 12iii New Renaissance, Manoir d’Ango, Normandy, France 2012

 

Dialogue 12ii New Renaissance, Legnica Jewellery Festival, Poland 2012

 

Dialogue 12i New Renaissance, Munich Jewellery Week 2012, Germany 2012  

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