EXIHIBITIONS

2018 - Artonomy at the MART Gallery. Auction and exhibition to raise funds for the Together for Yes campaign

2017 - Embroidered at the Palace. The Royal School of Needlework at Hampton Court Palace

2017 - Royal School of Needlework Graduate Show at Hampton Court Palace

2016 - Work in Progress Exhibition at The Craft Study Centre, Farnham. A response to the 'What can I do to make it OK?' Exhibition

2014 - Ballyfermot College of Further Education End of Year Show at Farmleigh.

EDUCATION

2015 - 2017   The Royal School of Needlework. BA (Hons) Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors, Textile Art

2013-2015 Ballyfermot College of Further Education. Higher National Diploma in Fibre Art and Textile Design

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Nov 2015 – Present  Day Class Assistant at the Royal School of Needlework

Sept 2016 Luxury Made Live Embroidery with the RSN. Collaborating with other students to create a large scale piece inspired by the architecture of the Pillar Halls. (https://www.luxurymade.co.uk/news/155-luxurymade-show-launch)

Sept 2016 Burberry Makers House. Embroidering blackwork bugs onto linen pillowcases to be sold at the event.(https://www.thenewcraftsmen.com/handmade-craft-makers/royal-school-needlework/)

Feb – Mar 2016 HBO Game of Thrones Hardhome Embroidery. Creating the armour and clothing of the central White walker figure using a number of embroidery and textile techniques. (https://embroiderersguild.com/index.php?page_no=869)

Jan 2016 Hussein Chalayan. Sewing beads and crystals onto garments. (http://www.vogue.com/fashion-shows/fall-2016-ready-to-wear/chalayan)

Jan – Feb 2015 Nicholas Oakwell GREAT Britain Dress. Sewing feathers in a colour gradient.(http://www.vogue.co.uk/gallery/great-campaign-nicholas-oakwell-couture-erin-oconnor-red-dress)

AWARDS AND BURSARIES

2016 - Janet Churm Bursary given through the Royal School of Needlework

2015 - Victoria Adams Bursary given through the Royal School of Needlework

SKILLS

Jacobean Crewelwork - A wide range of surface stitches from French Knots to Stem Stitch.

Canvaswork - A wide range of textured stitches from Basket Weave to Turkey Rug.

Blackwork - A wide range of patterned stitches and shading techniques.

Silk Shading - The technique of subtle colour blending.

Goldwork - Couching, Chipping, Cutwork, Padding.

Whitework - Shadow work, Pulled work, Drawn work, Cut work, Raised work, Trailing.

Stumpwork - Raised and 3D embroidery effects

Beading                - Surface, counted, fringing  and Tambour techniques

General Textiles - Dyeing, weaving, printing, felting, painting, bookbinding, crochet, machine sewing.

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