Leila Poole

Leila Poole

DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Leila Poole

Leila Poole

DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Company Director and Freelance Textile Artist based in London, UK. Currently scouting for talent: Graphic Designers/Website Designers. Also volunteering at The Royal Academy of Art as a Heritage Speaker & Educationist. UAL Chelsea College of Art Graduate
Projects
  • Sheila #2
    Sheila #2Sheila #2 is a developing comic book idea which explores the future relationship between man and machine. Set in a dystopian future, man has replaced woman with something better- a machine capable of love. We explore the issues surrounding inequality through the main character Sheila #2, a holographic girlfriend who questions her existence and what it means to be a woman.
  • Certified Mess
    Certified MessA project curated by TEDResearch in collaboration with students at Chelsea College of Art and Design. My investigation of TED‘s environmental strategies known as The TEN was directed by my interest in the dyeing of fabrics, a major framework within all of my designs. Certified Mess explores the possibility of dyeing fabric with what you can find in the kitchen. This range was created using natural dyes made from ingredients such as, red cabbage, raspberries, strawberries, turmeric, beetroot,
  • Floral and the Feminine. 2019.
    Floral and the Feminine. 2019.’Floral and the Feminine’ visually explores the cultural and historical references that have likened women to the enticement of the beautiful flower.
Work history
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    DirectorArc Corporations Ltd
    London, United KingdomFull Time
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    Heritage VolunteerThe Royal Academy of Arts
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    Encouraging visitors to engage with gallery pieces through a series of curated drawing workshops. Providing visitors with extensive knowledge of the displayed work and explaining master art processes.
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Skills
  • Silkscreen Printing
  • Dyeing Fabric
  • Ink Drawing
  • Sculpture
  • Mixed Media
  • Article Writing
  • Colour Palette
  • 35mm Film Photography
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
Education
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    Printed Textile DesignUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
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    Diploma Art and DesignUAL CCW
     - London, United Kingdom
Awards
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    Textiles Print CommendationKUNA