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KELLY ALLEN
 
 
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
MA Printed Textiles (Distinction)    
The Royal College of Art, 2005-2007
BA (Hons) Fashion & Printed Textiles (1st Class)    
Ravensbourne College of Design & Communication, 2002-2005
 
EMPLOYMENT/EXPERIENCE
0.5 Senior Print Lecturer
FdA/BA (Hons) Textile Design at The Arts University College Bournemouth, Sept 09-
Visiting Tutor
BA (Hons) Fashion at The Arts University College Bournemouth, Jan - June 2010
Raqib Shaw Studio Artist
July 08-July 09
Print Tutor / Visiting Lecturer
Metafora Art School, Barcelona, Mar/April/Oct 2008
Bershka Print & Accessory Designer
Bershka, Barcelona, Oct 2007- March 08
Eyefix Silks Vintage Print Restorer/Archiver
March/April 2006
Xterity Freelance Print Designer
Xterity London, Oct/Nov 2005
                All Saints Assistant Print Designer
All Saints, August 2005
Jessica Ogden Studio Assistant          
   Jan-April 2004
Eley Kishimoto Print Assistant
December 2003
Karen Millen Assistant to Print Designer
June 2002
Ann-Louise Roswald Studio Assistant
2001-2002
 
EXHIBITIONS/SHOWS
Arches Open Studios
Southampton August 10/11
Kioskiosk
Southbank, London Aug/Sept 09
Indo
Shoreditch, London, October 2008
Impeccable
Barcelona 2008
The RCA Great Exhibition
Kensington Gardens, London, June 2007
The Man Group Drawing Prize
Royal College of Art, London, April 2007
Work in Progress
Royal College of Art, London, January 2007 & 2006
60Yrs of Fashion through the Ages
Bexleyheath, London, October 2005
PROFILE 6
London, September 2005
New Designers
London, July 2005
London Graduate Fashion Week
London, June 2005
 
AWARDS
Research Fellowship
AUCB, August 2010 - Sping/Summer 2012
Tod & Duncan Award for Excellence    
Shortlisted, May 2007
Fan Makers Award
May 2007
Man Group Drawing Competition
3rd Prize, April 2007
Bedeck Bedlinen
Winner, March 2006
Textile Portfolio Award
Winner London Graduate Fashion Week, June 2005
 
WORK SOLD/COMMISSIONS
Kioskiosk
Kitty & Betty Collection, Aug/Sept 2009
Buff’s for The British Army
Prints for Buffs for The Parachute Regiment, Feb 2008
Impecable
Barcelona, 4 drawings sold, March 2008
Bedeck Bedlinen
2 repeat print designs sold for bedlinen, March 2006
The Pellham House Gallery
Cowes, Isle of Wight, July 2005/Jan 2006
 
PRESS/PUBLICATION FEATURES
Digital Fashion Print: With Photoshop & Illustrator
October 2011
The Textile Society Newsletter
May 2010
The Big Issue
Interview, Aug 2009
Kioskiosk Press Launch
Photos with Wayne Hemingway and The Lord Mayor, Aug 2009
Spanning the Thames
Illustrations published in this book of London Bridges, May 2008
WGSN
Printed Textiles, The Great Exhibition 2007, RCA, June 2007
SO-EN
Japanese Fashion Magazine, April 2006
International Textiles
March/April 2006
ITBD Fashion Forecast Magazine
Issue 1, Autumn 2005
The Evening Standard
9 June 2005
The Daily Telegraph
6 June 2005