A widely exhibited contemporary jeweller, Lina Peterson is one of the newest members of the School of Crafts & Design at UCA Rochester. She joined in 2013. Born in Gothenburg, Sweden, Lina graduated from the University of Brighton with a first-class degree in Three-Dimensional Crafts.
Lina also holds a masters degree from the Royal College of Art in Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork and Jewellery. A senior lecturer in Contemporary Jewellery at UCA, Lina has delivered workshops at the V&A Museum and the Royal College of Art and has previously lectured at Central Saint Martins, Sheffield Hallam, University of Brighton, University of Hertfordshire, University of Nottingham and King Saud University.
Lecturing at UCA’s BA (Hons) and MA Contemporary Jewellery courses allows Lina to share her specialist material skills including plastics, wood, ceramics and metalwork with the students.