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I am an ambitious conceptual textile artist influenced by material experimentation, and have recently graduated from Chelsea College of Arts with a First Class Honours degree in Textile Design. I have experience assisting in the studios of designer makers who are working within the field of textile design in the broadest sense of the term, producing sculptural work on an architectural scale, ornate wall hangings and knitted products. Through my personal work I am inspired by fluid movement and organic shape, and explore the space where liquid meets solid, and hard meets soft. I am concerned with reinventing the perception of knitting and embrace the fact that a knitted stitch is a structural element. This notion has led me to most recently combine my knitted fabric with ceramic material. I continue to live in London, with a passion to keep producing experimental textiles and surfaces, and would love the opportunity to work with like minded creatives.
Assisted with the production of a sculpture for Elton John’s summer garden party. Contributed to the design and construction of an ‘archilace’ piece, which utilises textile technique on an architectural scale and is currently installed at Kensington Palace.
Worked on both industrial and domestic knitting machines aiding production. Created technical experimentation and material manipulation research and samples for an upcoming project.
Involvement in the production and design of garments to be sold at a pop up shop.
Assisted with preparation of material for a large-scale project, reaffirming my interest in sculptural and spatial work.
Dresser backstage at Bora Aksu AW14 show.
Experience in an independent fashion studio, assisting with the production of garments.
Assisted with production of garments using a domestic knitting machine, refining my construction and shaping skills. Created samples that contributed to the development of a design story.
Worked on domestic knitting machines, producing sample swatches for trade.
Created inflatable costumes alongside Lisa Gort of Cloud Factory.
Assisted with photo shoots, predominately wedding photography. Contributed to wedding album design and construction.
Specialised in knit Experience using both domestic and industrial knitting machines Explored a cross-disciplinary method of working, combining fabric with metal and ceramic etc
Designed and produced a collection of fabrics that were exhibited at the Indigo trade fair.
Produced work that was exhibited at the Fashion and Textile Museum, alongside designers including Zandra Rhodes and Kaffe Fassett. http://ftmlondon.org/ftm-exhibitions/made-in-mexico-the-rebozo-in-art-culture-fashion/