Jon Davey & Jen Cunningham
Digital photographer, Jon Davey, working collaboratively with a local jeweller, Jen Cunningham, creating work inspired by each other’s work, in a ‘creative conversation’.
Jon Davey a professional photographer, based in Portobello. His commercial work focuses on events, such as conferences and corporate PR, with him also making varied creative work. He often takes posed portraits of people, ideally in their own ‘environment’ wherever that may be. Last year he worked with a writer, exchanging poems and pictures inspired by the other person’s responses in a ‘creative conversation’ that was exhibited as part of Art Walk Porty 2016. For this year he continues that collaborative approach with this new project, working with a local jeweller, Jen Cunningham, on another creative conversation.
Jen Cunningham is a designer-maker, hand-crafting jewellery in her Edinburgh workshop. Inspired by the landscapes of Ayrshire where she grew up and the malleable nature of sterling silver she creates bold, beautiful jewellery. Since graduating from the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in 2007, with a BDes (Hons) in Jewellery and Metalwork design, she creates bespoke work often incorporating landscapes into her jewellery.