Erin McQuarrie

08/04/93

Education

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.

Workshops

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

Exhibitions

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

Awards

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

Press

Visual Arts Scotland:

http://www.visualartsscotland.org/gallery/2019-graduate-showcase

Selvedge Magazine:

https://www.selvedge.org/blogs/selvedge/new-designer-erin-mcquarrie

Design Insider:

https://www.designinsiderlive.com/graduate-selection-2018-with-jim-biddulph-2/

Trend Stop:

https://blog.trendstop.com/2018/07/texselect-2018/

Colour In Design Award:

https://www.colourindesignaward.org/single-post/2018/07/25/One-to-watch-Erin-McQuarrie

GSA Press:

http://gsapress.blogspot.com/2018/06/news-release-textile-design-graduate.html

a-n The Artists Information Company:

https://www.a-n.co.uk/feature/class-of-2018-erin-mcquarrie/