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This is me

My name is Jessica Kirkpatrick and I am based in the North West, UK. I am currently studying my Masters degree in textiles, specialising in print, at the Royal College of Art. I with natural processes creating sustainably produced printed textiles. to be used in the interiors industry.

My work is always centered around the natural world making sure i do as little damage to environment as I can.

Throughout my undergrad I  worked on both art pieces and projects centered around print. For example, completing projects that involved creating an entire gift wrap range, to exploring the beaches of my hometown to produce a textural project with a woven outcome. My final for, my degree, collection featured fabrics and wallpaper designs catered for interiors, centered around endangered species.


Awards, residencies, work experience, exhibitions, projects

2016 - RBA Scholar  - My ceramic bowl was exhibited in, the Royal Society of British artists annual exhibition, both at the Mall Galleries and the Lloyds Register Gallery, London

2016 and 2017 - My final collections for both my AS and A level art and design was exhibited in the NADFAS  'Drawn From Youth' exhibition, at the Fylde Gallery (Lytham)

2016 - Worked with the Lightpool Festival (Blackpool)

2018 - Placement at Standfast and Barracks (Lancaster)

2019 - Placement at rug  manufacturers (Glossop), Flair rugs

2019 - Placement at textile design studio (Liverpool), Quink for Prints

2020- Live brief with Tom&Dicks (Manchester) who chose my cushion design as the winning design to launch from their brand

2020 - Czero project, Creative innovation zone, Preston

2020 - Sub36 awards finalist, Lancashire business view

2021 - Grand Challenge competition , RCA

2021 - RCA x Priestman Goode, Healthy Materials - Runner up 

2022 - Merziety ressidence, Merz barn, Lake District

2022- RCA x Priestman Goode, Healthy materials display, Great Portland Street, London

2023 - RCA Sustainlab 'LEGACY' exhibition, Hockney Gallery, Kensington,  London 

2023 - RCA 'I Am Many Things' exhibition, Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London

2023 - Green Grads at Heals for London Design Week, Tottenham court Rd, London

2023 - Green Grads at the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Victoria Baths, Manchester

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