Erin McQuarrie



Textiles MFA, 2019-2021, The New School, Parsons School of Design, NYC, U.S.A.

First Class, BA (Hons) in Textile Design, Print specialism, 2013-2018, The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland.

Textile Exchange Student August 2015 - January 2016, Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan.


TEST UNIT Summer School - Agile City. Unit 4: The Severed Hand with Assemble Architecture firm, Civic House, Glasgow, June 2018.


Heavy Duty, Members Show, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, 4th July - 3rd August 2019.

ALIGHT, Visual Arts Scotland, The Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh, 28th January - 22nd February 2019.

Première Vision, Parc des Expositions – Paris Nord Villepinte, Paris, 19th-21st September 2018.

TexSelect London Showcase - Chelsea College of Art Triangle Building, London, 2nd-6th July 2018.

New Designers - The Business Design Centre, London, 27th-30th June 2018.

The Degree Show 2018 - The Glasgow School of Art, Scotland 2-8th June 2018.

Work in Progress - The Whisky Bond, Glasgow, Scotland 25-28th January 2018.


Fulbright All Awards Discipline Scholarship 2019/20.

The Saint Andrews Society for the State of New York Scholarship 2019/20.

The Scottish Arts Club Award, 2019.

WGSN Textiles of The Future Award, 2018.

Liberty London TexSelect Pattern Prize, 2018.

Visual Arts Scotland Selected Graduate Artist.

The Newbery Medal - Awarded to the Top Undergraduate Student at The Glasgow School of Art

Dulux Colour in Design Award - One to Watch, New Designers, London

The Textile Society B.A. Bursary - 1st Place Winner 2018

The Centre for Advanced Textiles Student Bursary - 1st Winner 2017/2018

The Bradford Textile Society Design Competition, Travel Award (Paris): The Cotton Industry War Memorial Trust - Excellence in Textile Design, 2017/2018

The Bradford Textile Society Design Competition, Textile design inspired by a Historical context - Commendation

The Incorporation of Bonnetmaker's and Dyer's Prize 2018 - 1st Place Winner

The Incorporation of Skinner's and Glover's Leather Project, The Glasgow School of Art - 1st Place Winner 2015

The JD Kelly Memorial Prize for Design, The Glasgow School of Art 2014


Visual Arts Scotland

Selvedge Magazine

Design Insider

Trend Stop

Colour In Design Award

GSA Press

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