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Summary

I am currently studying Fine Art in my final year at Manchester Metropolitan University.  Studying for my degree has allowed me to develop my practice and I am now much more focused on digital based design.  I am very interested in the idea of consumerism through media based icons and the surrounding factors which it concerns. I like to take a digital approach to my work in which I concentrate on brands, logos and icons creating designs with programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.  I also experiment with video and film from projections of my designs. I am really interested in the idea of the repeated images, creating symmetrical graphic designs with which I am able to represent a literal metaphor for consumerism in today’s world.

Education

Sep 2012Jun 2015

BA Hons Fine Art

Manchester Metropolitan University
Sep 2010Jul 2012

A Levels

Huntington Secondary School

Art, English Literature, Psychology, General Studies

AS Level: Product Design, History

EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS

EXHIBITIONS:

Maintenance NQ, Night and Day, Manchester– 14.05.13

Modus Operandi, Sanctuary Students, Manchester – 9.05.14

Untitled, Link Gallery, Manchester School of Art – 11.11.14

Ist Kunst Ism, Federation House, Manchester– 4.02.15

PROJECTS:

Unit X - I took a leading role in working as a team to put on an exhibition and create an event showcasing our work. I designed the logo for our show and the poster which was shown all around Manchester. 

Art & Audience - Again I took a leading role as I was in charge of finding and emailing contacts in order to find a location for our exhibition which gave me a list of contacts in order to network. I was also in charge of designing the name and logo for our group.

Work experience

Oct 2010Mar 2011

Sales Assistant

New look

Working as part of a team, I was able to gain communication, time keeping and social skills in a professional environment. I also took part in organising displays and experiencing visual merchandising skills. 

Skills

Social Media
Co-running an independant art platform through Instagram, Twitter and a blog
Social skills
Presenting work formally and informally, working in a team 
Time Keeping
Digital Projection
Film Making
Photography
Stretcher/Canvas Making
Includes woodwork
Printing
Screen Printing, Risograph Printing, Etching
Microsoft Office
Adobe Suite
Strongest at Photoshop and Illustrator
Painting
Drawing

study trips

Berlin 24.11.14 - 27.11.14

Liverpool 26.02.14

London 27.11.12 - 29.11.12

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