Watkins, David

1959-1963 BA in Fine Art, Sculpture, University of Reading
1958-1965 Jazz pianist
1965-1969 Activities in the film business
1969-1972 Music publishing, production and recording
1984-2006 Professor of Metal Design and Jewellery, Royal College of Art, London
2006 Research Professor of Jewellery, Director, Center for Jewellery Resarch, Royal College of Art

Works in museums and public collections: London, Hong Kong, Perth, Vienna, New York, Houston, Tokyo, Sydney, Edinburgh, Liverpool

1974 De Beers Diamonds Today
1976 Bursary, Crafts Advisory Committee
1978 Travel award, Japan Foundation
1994 Research Award, Royal College of Art, London
1994 Art for Architecture Award, Royal Society of Arts, London
Participation in numerous international exhibitions

In 2011 David Watkins designed the gold, silver and bronze medals of the Olympic Games in London 2012.

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