Studio 220

Meadowmill Wasps Studios




Studio 220

Meadowmill Wasps Studios



Arriving in Scotland in the early 70s its harbour towns and shores have been my constant inspiration. Their bustling waterfronts filled with incredible colour shape and form and the rich rolling fields, with crops and wild flowers are now just minutes from my studio.

I see colour and pattern everywhere and these are referenced through photography and drawing. Development is through the use of mixed media and mark making creating an abstract composition. These marks are then built up in layers onto cloth, by hand screen printing and painting using dye and pigment to create simple but striking designs with a Scandinavian feel. The cloth of linen silk or wool is then transformed by hand into fashion and interior accessories.


2013 B Des (Hons) 1st Class Textile Design

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee

2010 HNC Textile Art Dundee College

2009 City and Guilds Machine Embroidery Dundee College

2004 City and Guilds Embroidery

Lauder College


2016 DJCAD

Worked within the Textiles department teaching 2nd year students.

2016 DJCAD

Research assistant.

2015 DJCAD

Worked within the Textiles department teaching 2nd year students.

2014 DJCAD

Research assistant.

2012 Tessuti Scotland

Mixing dyes to Fiona’s recipes to dye fabric.

Mixing discharge pastes to Fiona’s recipes to screen print fabric including silk, wool/lycra and 100% knitted Shetland wool. Screen-printing with Fiona to fulfill orders taken at Pulse 2012. Pinning out and helping with steaming of fabrics.

2012 Quietly Eccentric

Working with Lindsey Gardiner; designer-maker, illustrator and author in her studio in Meadowmill Dundee. My role was to help Lindsey create samples and prepare press packs to take to Pulse 2012 London. I also accompanied Lindsey to Earls Court London for a week, to help set up the Quietly Eccentric space and to speak about her work if buyers needed help

2012 Visiting Lecturer Dundee College

2011 Visiting Lecturer Dundee College

I was invited to speak to HNC/D Textile Students studying both Fashion and Textile Art about my journey into Textile Design and how the Internet has affected me, through making connections and blogging.


2013 Winner of the New Designer BCFA Scottish Leather Group Award – London

2013 Shortlisted for the Textile Study Group Graduate of the Year Award

2013 Shortlisted to the final 10 for the New Designer of the Year Award

2013 Graduate Skills Award -University of Dundee

2012 Winner of The Society of Dyers and Colourists International Design Competition – Hong Kong

2012 Shortlisted to top 5 for the KCA Alumni Award – Duncan of Jordanstone Dundee

2012 Duncan of Drumfork Scholarship Fund

2012 Winner of The Society of Dyers and Colourists UK Design Competition -Bradford

2012 Society of Dyers and Colourists – Scotland

2010 Iain Macmillan Memorial Prize – Dundee

2010 Dyer Trade Award – Dundee

2009 City and Guilds Medal for Excellence Highly Commended Certificate  – Dundee


2002 – 2005

Lecturer Beauty Therapy

Perth College UHI

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