Education and Qualifications

MA in Textiles (Knit)
2017 - 2019 Royal College of Art, London

BA (Hons) First Class Honours Degree in Fashion and Textile Design
2013 - 2017 Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Awards

Distinction in Masters Dissertation 2018
Commended in the Undergraduate Awards 2018
Dewar Arts Award 2018
Dewar Arts Award 2017
Selected for Visual Arts Scotland Graduate Showcase 2017
Alexandrina McKenzie Legacy Award for Meritorious Work 2017
BP Graduate Design Award – Highly Commended 2017
Shortlisted for Scotland Judging Heat for the Society of Dyer and Colourists Competition 2016

Exhibitions

Satellite: VSA at Summerhall, Summerhall, Edinburgh 2018
Seams, Textiles Group Show, Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London 2018
OPEN 2018, Graduate Showcase (Visual Arts Scotland), Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh 2018
MAKE, MA Textiles Work in Progress Show, Royal College of Art, London 2018
New Designers, Business Design Centre 2017
Graduate Degree Show, Gray's School of Art 2017
Soft / Not / Soft, Living room exhibition with collaborator Kirsty Munro 2017
Interim Design Show, Gray's School of Art 2017
Make it Personal Exhibition, Aberdeen Business School 2015
No Presha, contributed with collective Not Bad Not Good, Ruthrieston Community Centre 2015

Talks

Soft Thoughts: Unravelling Connections, Peckham Craft Show May 2019

Conferences / Writing

“What is softness, but a well worn jumper: unravelling the cross-overs
of love, memory and tactility in knitting”,
In the Loop 10, Winchester School of Art 19-20 July 2018
(PDF Accessible Online)
“Nostalgia and the knit stitch: looking at the
past in contemporary culture in the context of knitting”,
BA Dissertation, Gray’s School of Art 2017
(PDF Accessible Online)