This is me

My name is Jessica Kirkpatrick and I am based in the North West, UK. I have just finished my final year studying textile design at the University of Central Lancashire. I work mostly in detailed paintings and drawings, but also love experimenting with different styles to create more unusual prints. Throughout my time at university I have 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 collection featured fabrics and wallpaper designs catered for interiors, centered around endangered species.

Experience

2016 - RBA Scholar  - My ceramic bowl was exhibited in both 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

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