ARTS THREAD has introduced its own Education Board of experts within the creative education industry to ever-increase their support of students and recent graduates within art and design to enable them to succeed in their chosen creative career. Our very own Executive Director of the School of Fashion, Simon Ungless, has joined the Education Board to join them on this mission to help students succeed in the arts industry.
ARTS THREAD Education Board members are:
Adrien Yakimov Roberts, Director of Education, Academia Costume & Moda Andrew Groves, Course Director Fashion Design BA, University of Westminster Anne Chaisty, Principle Lecturer Fashion, Arts University Bournemouth Barbara Trebitsch, Head Fashion School, Domus Academy Bashir Aswat, Programme Leader Fashion, School of Arts & Media, University of Salford Colin Renfrew, Pro-Vice-Chancellor & Dean, Hollings Faculty, Manchester Metropolitan University David Backhouse, Associate Professor & Programme Leader Fashion, School of Design, University of Leeds Della Swain, Principal Lecturer & Programme Leader Fashion, De Montfort University DMU Elinor Renfrew, Associate Head of Design School, Kingston University John Angus, Principal Lecturer in Design, University of Derby Julie Pinches, Associate Dean, School of Art and Design, Nottingham Trent University Kerry Curtis, Associate Dean, Bath School of Art & Design, Bath Spa University Lee Thomas, Course Leader Advertising Design BA, University of South Wales Nathan Jones, Fashion Design Pathway Leader, Birmingham City University Neil Gilks, Department Head Apparel Design, Rhode Island School of Design Shannon Bell Price, Acting Assistant Dean, Pratt Institute School of Design Shelley Fox, Donna Karan Professor of Fashion, Director, Parsons The New School Simon Ungless, Executive Director, School of Fashion Design, Academy of Art University Sue Chowles, Course Leader Fashion, Norwich University of the Arts Thomass Atkinson, Head of School, University for the Creative Arts UCA
ARTS THREAD also has major initiatives this year that are worth checking out!