Erin McQuarrie



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.


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


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


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