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Lecturing Specialisms 

Craft / History of Design / Fashion / Thinking Through Practice

Contextual Studies: Fashion

  • University of Middlesex 2016 - current: Visiting Lecturer BA Fashion Design, Fashion Textiles, Fashion Communication and Styling
  • London College of Fashion 2018: Visiting Lecturer BA Womenswear, Jewellery

Criticism and Curating

  • Royal College of Art 2016, 2017, 2018: Course Convenor for the Criticism and Curating in Art & Design Summer Intensive
  • Art on the Underground 2008-2013: Lectures and talks on behalf of the Art on the Underground contemporary art commissioning programme (including King's College London, UCL, NYU, Kingston University)
  • Design and Artists Copyrigh Society2007-2008: Touring talks across UK on copyright and Artist's Resale Rights (as Artist's Resale Right Manager)

Contextual Studies: Contemporary Design Crafts, Graphic Design, Design Products, Glass, Ceramics, Illustration, Fine Art

  • The School of Life 2013: The Future Thinking Series – curating and hosting workshops with specialists in contemporary design theory (architecture, urban planning, craft, graphic design, product design).
  • University of Hertfordshire 2014 - current: Module Leader BA C&CS Contemporary Design Crafts, Visiting Lecturer Research & Enquiry and Creative Economies (contextual studies and research practice across School of Creative Arts)
  • Royal College of Art 2018: Visiting Lecturer Critical & Historical Studies, Glass & Ceramic, Jewellery & Metal MA students; 2016: Visiting Lecturer Design Products MA

History of Design

  • V&A Royal College of Art 2014: led History of Design students in collaborative project with the FAST Museum and Artliner to create engagement and research tools for a contemporary art commission in the listed Wind Tunnels at Farnborough Airport, 2015: Convenor MA module ‘Thinking through Practice’ (collaborations with studios, practitioners and designers, research students engage with making skills, techniques and materials)

History of Art

  • University of Glasgow 2005-2007: Seminars for MA Honours 1890-1945 European graphic design and visual art; Abstract Expressionism