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natasha ratcliffe


1982 born in Southport

Currently living and working in Falmouth, Cornwall



2001 Foundation studies in Art and Design, Oxfordshire School of Art and Design, Banbury

2004 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Falmouth College of Arts



Selected group exhibitions

2013-2014 Medals and Miniatures, Sladmore Contemporary, London

2012 Modern Medals, Hunterian Museum, Glasgow

2012 Contemporary Art Medals, Twenty Twenty Gallery, Much Wenlock

2012 The New Medallists, V&A, London

2011 XI International Symposium of Medals, NBS Museum of Coins and Medals, Kremnica, Slovakia

2010 FIDEM exhibition Tampere, Finland

2010 BAMS Student Medal Project and Guests, National Museum, Cardiff

2009 Art on the Edge- Exploring the modern medal, Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro

2009 Ron Dutton with 8 Contemporary Medallic Sculptors, Rack and Hamper Gallery, New York

2007 Royal Academy of Arts Summer Show, London

2007 FIDEM exhibition, Colorado Springs, America

2006 Southwest Art project, Portland, Weymouth

2004 FIDEM exhibition, Sexial, Portugal

2004 Superlative 4, Plymouth Arts centre

2004 BA show, Falmouth College of Arts

2003 Royal Academy of Arts Summer Show, London

2003 Upstairs, Falmouth Arts Centre

2003 Midstream 1, Falmouth Arts Centre

2002 Upstairs, Falmouth Arts Centre

2001 Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford




2014 Elected member of the British Art Medal Society council

2011 Participant of the 11th International Symposium of Medals, Kremnica, Slovakia

2010 Awarded the ‘Aimo N K Viitala prize for outstanding young medallist under the age of 35’ FIDEM congress, Tampere

2009 Co-opted member of the British Art Medal Society council

2009 Participant of medal symposium, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

2005 Awarded the British Art Medal Society ‘New Medallist’ scholarship

2004 Awarded the ‘Cuhaj Prize for Young Artists’, FIDEM congress, Portugal

2004 Awarded ‘Best Satirical Medal’, The Black Spot, BAMS student medal project

2003 Awarded ‘Fattorini 2nd grand prize’, Atlas, BAMS student medal project



Selected commissions

2013 75th anniversary medal, Denman International, design and bronze cast production

2013 The British Academy medal, bronze cast production

2012 The Royal Society of Edinburgh, Sir Walter Scott struck medal obverse, design and model production

2010-2011 London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games victory medals, shortlisted designs and models

2010 Royal Mint, 50p designs to be minted for general UK circulation, to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Wheelchair Rugby and Handball

2009-2010 The Art Fund medal, design and bronze cast production

2008-2009 The Biochemical Society ‘Early Career Research Award’ struck medal, design and model production




The British Museum, London

The V&A, London

University Museum, Bergen

Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

Leicestershire Artworks

The Royal Coin Cabinet, Sweden

Copyright 2014 Natasha Ratcliffe

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