Cerys Alonso

Job Role
Senior Lecturer in Applied Art


After completing her BA(Hons) Applied Arts at Edinburgh College of Art, Cerys studied part time whilst working at Glyndwr University to gain her MA Contemporary Applied Arts.

With over 25 years experience as a maker and educator, Cerys is currently studying for a PhD examining links between exposure to craft materials in childhood and the relationship to material choice as professional makers.

Cerys has a breadth of experience in numerous materials however her main focus is Jewellery and Silversmithing. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally and received several awards.


MA Contemporary Applied Arts

BA(Hons) Applied Art

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design



  • Silversmithing
  • Contemporary jewellery
  • Traditional craft skills
  • Craft
  • Wearable technology



MA Professional Art Practitioner


ITA 15 ‘The Narrative of Craft: Digital capabilities within Traditional Stories' IEEE

‘Imbuing hand-made objects with digital narratives’ 7thInternational Conference Design and Emotion.

‘The Narrative of craft’ Art and Craft Education ISBN 978-5-9592- 0119-9

‘Integration of Digital Memories Within Hand-Made Objects’ New Media and the Politics of Online Communities.
ISBN 978-1-84888-032-0