Karen Westland

About Karen Westland

Karen Westland is a silversmith based in Glasgow who makes luxury silver items inspired by optics, photonics and the relationship we have with the universe. With a strong interest in ethical making, Karen also strives for a more responsible silver craft practice. Graduated from the Glasgow School of Art in 2015, Karen is a Bishopsland fellow and completed their interdisciplinary doctoral research in physics and craft at the University of Dundee in 2022. Karen tutors at universities across Scotland and her work can be found in private and public collections including recent commission for Reading Museum.

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