Jack Cunningham

Jack  Cunningham

Jack Cunningham is an academic and contemporary studio jeweller whose particular interest is narrative jewellery, being that which tells a story or makes a statement through visual imagery. Cunningham completed a practice-based PhD at The Glasgow School of Art in 2007, researching the synergy between ethnographic factors and the creative outcomes of contemporary narrative jewellers. He investigated the significance and influence of environment on the creative individual and how these factors impact on the creative process. Jack was Head of the Birmingham School of Jewellery until his retirement in 2015.