Artist: Francisca Onumah

The artists uses a hammer to stamp metal.

In:Site 2014
BA  Jewellery & Silversmithing

Birmingham School of Jewellery

Francisca is a metalsmith who works with sheet metal and mark marking techniques.

Watch Francisca video to find more about her In:Site commission and read an extract from the blog below.

Next to start her commission was Birmingham School of Jewellery graduate and Continued Collective member Francisca Onumah.

The final necklace was then safely installed with her fellow graduates out of reach within a tall tree.

The artist holds up their work. A chain of metal sections.

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Since In:Site 2014

Francisca continues to work as a metalsmith and has exhibited in many exhibitions. In 2022 she was included the exhibition, We Gather, at the Crafts Council Gallery, an exhibition of five females artists of Black and Asian heritage.

Celebrating 10 years of In:Site

To celebrate 10 years of In:Site we selected 10 makers from the archive to feature on our new online space for the project. You can still view all of the makers from 2012-2021 in the blog archive.

Where Next?

Artist: Francisca Onumah

Francisca was part of In:Site 2014

The artists uses a hammer to stamp metal.

Artist: Jessica Hargreaves

Jessica was part of In:Site 2015

The artist crouches over a memorial stone as she takes a casting.

Artist: Ryan Dilkes

Ry was part of In:Site 2019

The artist sits on a bench surrounded by furniture made from discarded wood.

Artist: Stefanie Cheong

Stefanie was part of In:Site 2013.

A pine cone with gold decoration on a string.


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