Amy Gaudion is a contemporary figurative painter, continuing her artistic study and practice in MA Painting. Her current work focuses on Fairy Tales. Through her paintings, she is exploring Fairy Tales in a modern context and how women are portrayed within them. The fascination with storytelling shows no signs of abating.
Alice Kettle is a contemporary textile/fibre artist based in the UK and has established an internationally regarded unique area of practice. Her stitched works, many the size of huge figurative tapestries, exploit the textures and effects made possible through the harnessing of a mechanical process to intuitive, conceptual and creative ends.
Liam Anthony Davis is a conscientious and innovative womenswear designer. With a high level of communication, unique design processes and his experience in the industry, Liam is able construct fashion garments through innovative and creative pattern cutting, original research and in-depth design development.
Emma is a jewellery designer who hand makes her designs from her studio in Havant, Hampshire. She creates pieces which explore structural forms, negative space and thickness of line. She creates large statement pieces, which then inform more wearable designs which are made in precious metals.
Francis Campbell is a couturier and costume maker. He has made couture pieces for Darcey Bussell, Katie Derham and Tracey Curtis-Taylor and made for such feature films as Disney’s Cinderella, Exodus: Gods and Kings and Wonder Woman.
Ami Hyde (Mia Mai)
Mia Mai is a creative company based in Southsea, launched in 2007 by Ami Lowman. Specialising in beautiful and inspired illustrations, fashion & lingerie garments & unique jewellery. Inspiration comes from days gone by, traditional tattoos, pin up culture, vintage undergarments & forgotten trinkets.
Kathryn is currently exploring the traditional Japanese process of Shibori, which is a technique that uses methods of resistance within the dyeing process.
Paul Gonella (Strong Island)
Media company specialising in photography and film production with years of teaching & training experience.
Linda Miller makes one-off, framed and unframed Machine Embroideries using an industrial sewing machine
Deryn designs & creates a collection of textiles for interior & lifestyle as well as working as a freelance designer.