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


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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