September 2012 - June 2015, University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, Swansea
First Class BA Honours Surface Pattern Design, Textiles for Fashion
September 2009 - June 2010, University of Gloucestershire
Foundation Diploma in Art & Design - Grade: Merit
September 2007 - June 2009, Brimsham Green Link Sixth Form A Levels - Design & Technology: Product Design (B), Fine Art (B)
September 2002 - June 2007, Brimsham Green Secondary School
11 GCSEs - 2 Bs, 8 Cs, including English Literature (C), English Language (C), Maths (C) Science(C)
Exhibitions and Awards
Augmented, Artist In Residence Exhibition 2016
The BLOC, Swansea
AIR, Artist in Residence Exhibition 2015
Dynevor Campus, UWTSD Swansea
New Designers 2015
Part One, June 2015, Business Design Centre, London
ANTHOLOGY Graduate Exhibition 2015
Surface Pattern Design Exhibition at The Grand Theatre, Swansea
Maderia Threads Sponsorship
Recognised for my machine stitch, awarded the sponsorship during my final year at university.
Microsoft Office Packages
Knitting and Stitch
Proficient in machine and hand knitting and stitch.
Confident in textile processes such as acid and natural dyeing, shibori, cyanotype, devore, mono and screen printing.
September 2015 - July 2016, Artist in Residence, Surface Pattern Design Course, UWTSD, Swansea
Assisting on Open Days, Interviews and recurtment events such as UCAS London and higher educaytion college fairs.
Regularly updating social meda pages such as Facebook and Instagram.
Preparing tasks and equpiment for workshops and assisting the course tutors and students.
Representing the UWTSD and the Surface Pattern Design course.
Working artist within the University, continue my practice.
September 2014 - June 2015, Third Year SPD Course Rep UWTSD, Swansea
Representing Surface Pattern Design course and year group. Organising group sessions to discuss progression of tasks.
Feeding back issues to tutors. Assisting the set up of the SPD Pop Up Shop and Macmillan Coffee morning fundraisers. Treasurer for the Graduate Exhibition.
Sitting in on interviews of prospective students and giving university tours of course facilities.
February 2015, Worked on the Bilidowcar stand INDIGO Paris UWTSD, Swansea
Representing UWTSD. Working within a team Communicating to potential buyers and clients and showing the collections. Closing down the stand and ensuring safe arrival of prints back to the UK.
September 2014, Worked on Studio Isabel stand INDIGO, Premier Vision, Paris
Gaining an insight into the industry through speaking to buyers and clients and showing them the collections. Print trend research for the studio
July 2014, Two Week Internship
Studio Isabel, London
Labelling and attaching company headers onto prints. Researching catwalk and high street trends and producing several mood boards for inspiration. Having access to the studio Pinterest page. Design work, creating repeat motifs.
Attended The London Textile Fair with the studio and helped out on the stand. Setting up, organising prints into collections, spoke to potential clients.