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Eva Melnika

MA work


On Your Toes is a series of artefacts, which explore and illustrate the mobility of the body from foot stability, positioning and gait exercises. 


  • MA Degree


    School of Humanities


    MA Jewellery & Metal, 2017

  • I am a designer and maker whose work looks at the footwear as a performative  everyday object that negotiates the impact it has on our body.  I am very much interested in material connections and sensory experiences, and how those combined can improve the well being of people.

  • Degrees

  • BA (Hons) Jewellery & Silversmithing, The University of Edinburgh, 2015
  • Experience

  • Project leader, Material Well Being, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, 2017, Workshop Leader, Jewellery in Performance for AcrossRCA, Royal College of Art, London, 2016
  • Exhibitions

  • Visual Arts Scotland: Converge, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh 2016
  • Publications

  • Eva Melnika in conversation with Bonnie Levine, Amber in Contemporary Jewellery, Art Jewellery Forum, 2014