Staff on the course

On the BA (Hons) Textiles course, you’ll benefit from the expert guidance from our experienced teaching staff. You can read more about their specialisms by exploring their profiles below.

Anne-Marie Howat Course Leader

After completing her degree and MA studies in textiles Anne-Marie pursued a variety of projects within textiles as an embroiderer and surface...

Dr. Emma Shercliff Senior Lecturer in Stitch Construct

Emma worked as a freelance fashion textile designer in Paris prior to returning to the UK to pursue an academic career. Her varied experiences in the...

Nicola Coyne Senior Lecturer in Print

Graduated from the Royal College of Art with an MA in Printed Textiles in 2001, I have since freelanced for various design agencies producing print...

Kelly Bailey Lecturer in Print and Digital

Kelly’s area of expertise is positioned in printed textiles for both fashion and interior applications as well as trend research and analysis. With...

Carey Ellis Lecturer

Since graduating from Central Saint Martins in 2013 with a MA in Textiles for Fashion, under the direction of the late Professor Louise Wilson, Carey...

Anna Konig Lecturer

Having completed her first degree at Sussex University, Anna studied design at Central Saint Martins and the London College of Fashion. Then, after...

Charlotte Hunt Technician Demonstrator

Graduated from Winchester School of Art in 2007 with a BA in Textile Design, having specialised in printed textiles.  After graduating Charlotte...

Freya Gardner Technician Demonstrator

Freya graduated from MA Textiles (Print) at the Royal College of Art in 2016, having previously studied BA (Hons) Textiles at the Arts University...

Gemma Summerell Technician Demonstrator

Gemma Summerell attended Arts University Bournemouth and has a BA (Hons) in Textiles. Alongside providing technical support to fashion, costume and...

Aston Baker Technician Demonstrator

Aston Graduated from BA (Hons) Textiles at The Arts University Bournemouth in 2016. Aston’s Specialism is digital and handprint for fabrics and...