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Ashleigh Slater

Master-weaver and Tartan Designer

Work experience

Jun 2012Present

Weaver & Designer

Tartan Caledonia

Breacan Caledonia - formally warpweftweave studio EST 2012. The studio designs bespoke hand-woven tartans for families, businesses and corporate clients. 

2013Present

Weaver & Tutor

The Weavers Incorporation of Dundee

Weaving tutor for various on-going projects in and around Dundee & Perthshire, teaching core weaving skills to schools as part of extra extra-curricular activity. 

2016Present

Designer & Maker

Aerende

Hand-woven designed blankets

20142017

Weaver & Researcher

Ala Mairi

Ala Mairi is a luxury ethical label that focuses on fine craftsmanship of hand weave by artisans in Scotland and fine hand embroidery from Pakistan. By supporting the artisans and mixing cultures through design

20022006

Starfish Art's co-ordinator 

Starfish

Startfish (Cumbria) - working with with the learning disabled, co-ordinating arts activity and workshops.

Education

20182019

Art and Social Practise MA

Shetland College UHI

Socially Engaged Art & Design

Experience

10
Tartan Designer

Tartan Designer - I have worked on corporate tartans and family commissions to date.

10
Arts Voluntary work

co-coordinating artist's & venues - hosting workshops - teaching weaving skills throughout various projects.

10
Ala Mairi

Researcher - Designer  - Master-Weaver - Blogger

10
Textile Design & CAD Projects

I use CAD software for all my tartan designs, and have intermediate skills in Photoshop and Illustrator

Summary

Ashleigh Slater graduated from Duncan & Jordanstone College of Art and Design, in 2012 with a BDes (Hons) in Textile Design specialising in weaving. 

Portfolio

Selection of images past and present.