Education

2013 – 2017

Illustration BA(Hons)
The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh College of Art
-First Class Honours

2011 – 2013

A Levels
Bootham School
-A*, A*, A, B
History, Philosophy & Ethics, Art & Design and General Studies

Awards

2017
Acquisition Award
Degree show piece ‘Banners of the Banned’ has been archived for posterity and added to the University of Edinburgh permanent art collection.

Experience

2018-
Luminor Sign Co
Apprentice
trained in calligraphy, sign painting, lettering, digital lettering, hand drawn type. Assisted on jobs painting ghost signs, shop facias, wall menus, chalk boards and more. Worked on small scale logo’s all the way to murals assisting on jobs for clients including Secret Cinema and Football Manager.

2018-
Cake
Production Designer
Production Designer on a animation short, making aesthetic decisions, vision boards, storyboards and conceptualising prop designs.

2017
Design for Film
Completed a short course on graphic design for film, taught by prop graphics designer Annie Atkins.

2016-2017
Gallery 23
Graphic Design Intern
Responsible for designing and producing all publicity and graphics, online and exhibition publications. Made curatorial decisions and took part in the installation of exhibitions. Often supervising the design team and liaising with other departments and artists. Going beyond these roles, in one year I expanded the gallery by bringing in three new exhibiting artists and was able to significantly reduce the cost of exhibitions by converting to in-house design solutions.

Published Journalism

  • Time out
  • On the Move Magazine

Competitions

Jeans for Genes
Winning design for the Jeans for Genes charity T-shirt. Displayed in the window of Jenners Department store in Edinburgh. Featured in various press and worn by model Kate Moss.

Made in India-
British Council
One of 30 young designers selected to be a student ambassador for the British Council and tour India’s fashion and textile industry.

Fledgling Press Book Cover

Short-listed.

Exhibitions

  • Out of the Blueprint
  • D&AD Festival
  • Moonlanding (Organiser, Curator and Exhibiting Artist)
  • Bookmarks
  • Gunde
  • Staithes Arts & Heritage Festival
  • York City Screen Exhibition

Volunteer Experience

London Letterheads 2018
Various roles including tour guide, admin work, registration etc.

Staithes Arts & Heritage Festival
Exhibition Invigilator

WWWoofing
Volunteered on a Dutch organic farm

Galtres Festival
Volunteered on the Arts and Visual team.

Clients

  • Hellman’s
  • On the Move Magazine
  • Scotland Arts
  • Loro Piana
  • Jeans for Genes
  • Ted X
  • Billy Bubbler
  • Beneath the Mango Tree
  • British Council
  • Work from Edinburgh
  • Gallery 23
  • The University of Edinburgh
  • Queen Mary’s University
  • Galtres Festival
    Assisted
  • Secret Cinema
  • Football Manager
  • Red Dog South
  • Tender Books
  • Butcher and Cook

Featured in

  • Dock Magazine
  • Comics as Academic Research
  • Wardrobe Conversations