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Miriam Johnson is a London based stone carver, sculptor and stonemason. Her work can be found in private collections and in public spaces both in the UK and internationally. As well as original sculptures and comissions her work has included restoration and conservation work, architectural carving and memorial work .  Now in her studio in North London, she is constantly finding the balance between craftsperson, artist, builder and teacher. 


Qualifications and Training

Degree Level Diploma in Historic Carving at the City and Guilds of London Art School 2016-19

Stone masonry Diploma at Bath College 2015-16 

Young Heritage Apprenticeship  Program with the Prince's Foundation 2014-15

Prizes and Awards

Visitors Choice Award  at The Fourth Annual Exhibition of Stonemasonry at Gallery Different  2022

Drapers Company Grinling Gibbons Tercentenary Commission Competition Winner 2021

The Master Carvers’ Carving Prize for Final Year Student 2019

Clyde and Co Art Award with NewPlatform Art 2019/2020

First Prize, Public and Peer Prizes in London Craft Week Carving Competition at City and Guilds of London Art School 2018

The Masons’ Company Prize for Studentship and Commitment for a Continuing Student 2018

The Prince’s Foundation Award for Excellence   2015


Exhibitions and Residencies

The Fourth Annual Exhibition of Stonemasonry - Gallery Different, Fitzrovia, London - November 2022

‘The Conference of the Birds’ Group Exhibition -Tristan Hoare Gallery, London  -June 2022

Art Residency with the Prince’s Foundation School of Traditional Art and the Royal Commission of Al’Ula – Designing and carving a public sculpture located in Al’Ula, KSA including public workshops and talks. -- 2021 -2022

'FOLDS' Group Exhibition - Tristan Hoare Gallery, London  May -July 2021

Worshipful Company of Masons Annual Exhibition 2019 - Gallery Different, London - November 2019

Exhibited work at the Clyde and Co offices, London with New Platform Art  - 2019

City and Guilds of London Art School Degree Show - June 2019


 Regular stone carving teacher at for The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Art in Al'Ula, KSA -2020-Present

Stone carving Teacher at De-suung Skilling Programme Training Centre, Padhuna, Punakha, Bhutan -July-Oct 2023

Visiting tutor at The Prince's Foundation Summer School, Dumfries House, Scotland and Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts, London- 2022

Visiting  stone carving tutor at City and Guild of London Art School - 2021



Podcast interview from 2020 on  Cut the Craft Podcast: 

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