Gillian Bishop is an accomplished jeweller and designer whose work is held in private collections all over the world in countries such as North America, Canada, England, and Australia. In 1989 she co-founded The Signature Collection, a company which sells precious one of a kind jewellery. Bishop has created costume designs for many performing arts entities. She was the Senior Costume Design Consultant for the 1976 CARIFESTA Gala, and in 1999, she served as a judge for the costume segment of the Miss Universe Pageant held in Trinidad. Many major trophies and awards have been designed by Bishop, and she has been commissioned to design jewellery and gifts for various world leaders and ceremonial jewellery and vestments for Roman Catholic and Anglican Bishops of the region. She will be mentoring participants in the area of Contemporary Jewellery Design .