Senior Lecturer

Sarah E.Braddock Clarke studied Textile Design at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton at Winchester, gaining a BA(Hons) degree with an exchange award at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, USA. She then gained a MFA in Fiber from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

Sarah is a freelance lecturer, writer, curator and consultant with a research focus on advanced materials/technologies and their applications to fashion/performance sportswear and their dissemination through fashion photography and marketing / promotion. She lectures internationally, and her books as co-author include: Digital Visions for Fashion + Textiles: Made in Code (2012); Techno Textiles 2: Revolutionary Fabrics for Fashion and Design (2005); SportsTech: Revolutionary Fabrics, Fashion & Design (2002) and Techno Textiles: Revolutionary Fabrics for Fashion & Design (1999) – all published by Thames & Hudson. Exhibitions she has co-curated include Make it Mine for VF Corporation, USA (2012); Rewind into the Future, Kaunas Biennial Textile ’11 (2011); Future Textiles: Fast Wear for Sport & Fashion (2005); Edge: The Influence of Sportswear (2002); Fabric of Fashion (international, touring Europe 2000-02) and 2010: Textiles and New Technology (international, touring Europe 1994-96).

She is currently preparing for her next venture – a publication in collaboration with a Japanese colleague.

Contact details

Telephone 01326 255 225

Qualifications

Qualifications

Year Qualification Awarding body
1987 MFA in Fiber University of Michigan
1983 BA(Hons) in Textile Design (2:1) Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton

Honors and awards

Year Description

Award for Outstanding Research, Falmouth University

Goldsmiths College, University of London

Cabinet Office, London

Arts Council, London

Crafts Council, London

Diamond Valley Art Award, Victoria, Australia

University of Michigan

British Universities North America Club, London

East Midlands Arts

Winchester School of Art

Research Interests

Research interests and expertise

Fashion and links to wider world of Design and Art.
Materials - new advances in fibres and fabrics.
Technologies - digital ways of constructing and finishing.
Links between the Occident and the Orient.
Aesthetics in Creative Practice.

Research Topics

  • Silk Odyssey: Byzantine Woven Patterns East <-> West

Research Outputs

Publications and research outputs

Article

Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2020) Bode Well: Menswear Meets Antique Textiles. Selvedge: The Fabric of Your Life, March/April (93). pp. 22-25. ISSN 1742254X
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Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2019) Hit the Spot - Leopard Frock Rocks: South African Fashion. Selvedge, May/June 2019 (88). pp. 12-17. ISSN 9-771742-254037-88 Item availability may be restricted.
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Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2019) Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams. Selvedge, March/April 2019 (87). pp. 92-93. ISSN 9-771742-254037-87
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Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2019) True to Form: Cecilie Bahnsen: Sculptural Fashion for Classic Opulence. Selvedge, January/February 2019 (86). pp. 60-62. ISSN 9-771742-254037-86
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Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2018) Will your bum look better in £200 leggings? – new compression fabrics promise high performance. Are they worth the cost? The Times, N/A. ISSN N/A

Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2018) Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer: Sheer Dressing for Spring/Summer 2018. Selvedge, May/June 2018 (82). pp. 12-15. ISSN 9-771742-254037-82
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Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2018) In the Mix: Channelling Japanese Traditions for Contemporary Clothing. Selvedge, March/April 2018 (81). pp. 26-29. ISSN 9-771742-254037-81
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Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2018) Outfitting Textiles, Fashion and Architecture: the Convergence and Interplay of Construction and Engineering for the Human Form. Textile: Cloth and Culture, 16 (1). pp. 62-77. ISSN 1475-9756
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Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2017) Caped Crusader: Burberry Looks to Henry Moore for Inspiration. Selvedge, September/October 2017 (78). pp. 62-65. ISSN 9-771742-254037-78
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Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2017) House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion at Chatsworth. Selvedge, September/October 2017 (78). pp. 92-93. ISSN 9-771742-254037-78
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Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2017) Breaking the Fashion Rules. AMFI Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, N/A. ISSN N/A
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Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2017) Lofty Ambition: Fibre From the Roof of the World. Selvedge, January/February 2017 (74). pp. 74-79. ISSN -9-771742-254037-74
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Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2016) Embellishment - Encapsulated and Energised: Technology Meets Tradition in the Work of Alice Archer. Embellishment - Encapsulated and Energised: Technology Meets Tradition in the Work of Alice Archer, 73 (73). pp. 22-25. ISSN 9-771742-254037-73 Item availability may be restricted.
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Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2016) The Golden Hour: Borak Aksu's Summer Dressing. Selvedge, 70 (70). pp. 22-25. ISSN 9-771742-254037-70 Item availability may be restricted.
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Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2015) Quiet Revolutions. Selvedge, 65 (65). pp. 22-25. ISSN 9-771742-254037-65 Item availability may be restricted.
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Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2014) Coming Undone - Making Fashion By Not Making Fashion: The 'Un-ness' of Rei Kawakubo. Selvedge, 56 (56). pp. 61-63. ISSN 9-771742-254020-56 Item availability may be restricted.
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Book Section

Clarke, Sarah E. Braddock ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 and Quinn, Bradley (2012) Interview with Bradley Quinn. In: Fashion Futures. Merrell Publishers Ltd, London, pp. 90-91. ISBN 978-1858945637
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Clarke, Sarah E. Braddock ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2011) Rewind-Play-Fast Forward. In: Kaunas Biennial Textile '11: Rewind into the Future. Kaunas Artist Support Fund, Kaunas, Lithuania. ISBN 978-9955-9587-4-1
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Conference or Workshop Item

Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2018) Wear It Well: Exploring the Future of the Clothing Industry. In: Wear It Well: Exploring the Future of the Clothing Industry – A Future Focus Event and The Future of Fashion is You, AMFI Magazine, 3 May 2018, Tregenna Castle, St. Ives, Cornwall and the Amsterdam Fashion Institute, the Netherlands.
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Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2016) The New Millennium - Future Fabrics for Fashion. In: The New Millennium Era: The Future of Textiles, 23 June 2016, Tokyo Zokei University, Tokyo, Japan.
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Book

Clarke, Sarah E. Braddock ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 and Harris, Jane (2012) Digital Visions for Fashion and Textiles: Made in Code. Thames and Hudson Ltd. ISBN 9780500516447 Item not available from this repository.

Exhibition

Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2019) Exits 19; Frame/Work/5; Moving Through. [Exhibition]
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Review

Braddock-Clarke, Sarah ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2794-5138 (2018) Peer Review for US/UK Journal Textiles: Cloth and Culture - paper is titled Reactive Architecture, Augmented Textiles and Domotics: On Electronic and Reactive Textiles in Domestic Contexts. Peer Review of Paper, 16 (1). ISSN 0197 3762 (Submitted) Item availability may be restricted.
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Research Students

Current research students

 
Co-Supervisor on PhD Supervising Team for Sophie Zajicek – 3D3 student based in Bristol (2017 - ) entitled - Investigating the design of 3D woven materials for the Circular Economy (October 2017 - 2020)
   
- Supervisor as Subject Specialist on PhD Supervising Team (Director of Studies Deborah Sugg Ryan and Supervisor Fiona Hackney) for Julie Ripley (part-time PhD) entitled - To Catch a Wave: The Development of Cultural and Commercial Communities Around Devon and Cornwall’s Visual and Material Surfing Heritage(October 2012–17). 

 

Research degrees examined

- External Examiner for PhD Thesis, University of Ulster (December 2007)
- External Examiner for PhD Thesis, Brunel University (July 2005)
- 1st Supervisor for Joanna Bury (Part-time) – February 2015 – July 2017 – awarded distinction 
– 1st Supervisor for Sophie Molyneux (Full-time) - September 2014 - February 2016 – awarded distinction
- 1st Supervisor for Jacob Stevens (Full-time) - September 2014 - February 2016 – awarded distinction

Number of research degree examinations

5

Teaching

Areas of teaching

  • Architecture
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion marketing
  • Fashion Photography
  • Sportswear Design
  • Textile Design

Courses taught

  • BA (Hons) Fashion Design
  • BA (Hons) Sportswear Design

Policy engagement within Cornwall

Engagement with organisations which contribute to the development of educational, cultural or socio-economic policies in Cornwall

-  Invited Judge (with Dr Lucy Frears – Falmouth University) – Beauty & Style Pageant, ‘Down by the Sea’ festival, Holywell Bay, Cornwall. This is the first event (organised due to a fallow year of the WBBC) – it might well be the first of many. The event is organised by Sally Parkin, founder of the Original Surfboard Company and John Isaac – sports/lifestyle/classic car photographer and collector. ‘Down by the Sea’ took place at Trevornick Holiday Park – a Five Star venue - named ‘Holiday Park of the Year 2014’ at the Cornwall Tourism Awards. (September 2016) - Invited Judge (with Lucy Frears – doctoral student and Associate Lecturer at Falmouth University)

13th World Bellyboard Championships 2015 – Best Female and Male Vintage Costumes, Chapel Porth, Cornwall. This annual event (and the only one worldwide) is organised and hosted by the National Trust and held the first (or second depending on the tides) Sunday of September. It is a very 'British' event and attended by both locals and those from overseas and attracts a huge audience. I have been an invited judge since 2009. (September 2015)

Professional Engagement

Independent professional practice

Sarah E. Braddock Clarke has been Organiser / Chair / Keynote Speaker at many international events. She is regularly invited to speak at universities and organisations worldwide including (from 1990 to 2007) Kunsthochschule, Berlin; Royal College of Art, London; Centraal Museum, Utrecht; Konstfack College of Arts, Crafts & Design, Stockholm; International Textile Fair, Kyoto; Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam and University of Michigan, USA.

CONSULTANCY
- Invited as a Peer Reviewer for the US/UK journal Textile: Cloth and Culture for the paper titled - Reactive Architecture, Augmented Textiles and Domotics: On Electronic and Reactive Textiles in Domestic Contexts (November 2016)
- Invited as a consultant for various individuals on the subject of advanced materials/technologies and their applications to fashion/sportswear (October 2015 – January 2016):
– 3D Product Design student at Falmouth University – Wearable Technology and Smart Technologies
- Final year student at Raffles University, Singapore on the future of fashion
- Masters Degree student in Marketing and Communications – applied research paper at the University of Paris investigating advanced materials and technologies for sportswear and smart clothing
- Final year student at Plymouth College of Art on links between the digital and the traditional in terms of textile printing
- Invited to help in the selection of work from Private Collections in Paris and South of France on the work of Maurice de Sausmarez in preparation for an exhibition at Leeds University (March 2015 – October 2015)
- Invited to involve Falmouth University students in Fashion Design; Performance Sportswear Design; Fashion Photography and Fashion Marketing in a Charity Fashion Show at the Eden Project, Cornwall – hosted by People and Gardens, an organisation based at Eden’s plant nursery – invited by Knitwear Designer Corinne Carr (22 November 2014)
- Invited to be interviewed by freelance journalist Nicola Smith for the article ‘Careers: Technical Skills’ concerning the future of skills within fashion for Drapers online magazine with particular reference to the Fashion-related Degrees at Falmouth University (27 November 2014)
- Invited to act as a consultant and contribute to an article on Fashion & Technology for Lula magazine – a London-based fashion magazine – chosen for my known expertise in this area, I responded to questions on the role of technology in fashion and possible future developments (July 2014)
- Invited as a consultant for Trend Receiver Innovation Study with Audi – 1 of 25 selected people from Germany, Switzerland, Austria, US, Sweden, China and the UK where I represented the latter (December 2013)
- Invited to act as a consultant for Swarovski Professional, Wattens, near Innsbruck – one of three Keynote Speakers for their Future of Fashion workshop (February 2013) 

  • Invited to act as a consultant for Linda Barron (London-based Barron Gould) and Jessica Zhang (MBA, University of Cambridge) in advanced materials for luxury yogawear, meeting and preparation of a report. The 2,700 word report was titled Materials for Luxury Yogawear and had subtitles of Luxury; Needs of Yogawear; Aesthetics; Handle; Stretch; Natural or Synthetic; Bio-Engineering; Microencapsulation; Sustainability & ethics; Labels; Improves with Age; The Future and examples were given with website links to specific appropriate materials (July 2012).
  • Invited to act as a Consultant for The Odyssey Network (a USA-based group) towards the development of The Wall of 100, a publication and display (during the VF Futurewear exhibition) of 100 large samples of advanced materials that contribute to the changing face of textiles, apparel and footwear including potential fashion and performance sportswear applications. This research has proved a most valuable outcome and has been used in the delivery of the Performance Sportswear Design module - Advanced Materials (September 2011–February 2012)
  • Invited to be on the Expert Panel for The Odyssey Network – US-based consultancy working for VF Corporation, taking part in weekly brain-storming sessions and consulting on a variety of relevant subjects, being one of eight experts worldwide chosen (December 2010–July 2011)
  • Advisor to the Science Museum, London - Challenge of Materials Gallery
  • Advisor to the National Geographic Society, Washington D.C.
  • Advisor to Material ConneXion, New York 

INTERVIEWS

  • BBC Radio (live and pre-recorded)
  • BBC TV interviews (pre-recorded)
  • Numerous international magazine and newspaper interviews and a commercial design database in NYC

EXHIBITIONS

  • Fish & Text(invited joint exhibition). St Ives Library Gallery (May 2010)
  • A Squared. A = America. A = Africa(invited joint exhibition). St Ives Library Gallery (May 2007)
  • Movies, Entertainment and More. Spring Gallery.  Falmouth Arts Centre – invited exhibitor as part of the 2005 Cornwall Film Festival (November 2005)
  • The 7th Annual Taegu International Exchange exhibition of Textile Design.Seoul, Korea as an invited foreign designer (Civic Centre, Greensborough, Victoria, Australia, Rackham Gallery and Slusser Gallery, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Nexus Gallery, Brighton, Facets Gallery, Dartmouth, University of Plymouth, Castle Museum, Nottingham, Aspects Gallery, London, Barbican Gallery, London)



Social, community and cultural engagement

LECTURING / SPEAKING AT PUBLIC EVENTS
- IFFTI 2017 (International Federation of Fashion & Textiles Institutes) hosted by AMFI (Amsterdam Fashion Institute) – Breaking the Fashion Rules, a three-day conference on fashion, industry and education –interviewed/photographed by Frank Jurgen Wijlens, Sanne Nooitgedagt and Loïs van der Wildt for the AMFI magazine – illustrated article IFFTI 2017 The Future of Fashion is You (March 2017)
- Holywell Bay, Cornwall, Down by the Sea festival – organised by Sally Parkin, founder of the Original Surfboard Company and John Isaac – sports/lifestyle/classic car photographer and collector. ‘Down by the Sea’ took place at Trevornick Holiday Park – a Five Star venue - named ‘Holiday Park of the Year 2014’ at the Cornwall Tourism Awards.Invited Judge (with Dr Lucy Frears, Falmouth University) for Beauty & Style Pageant to publicly announce the winners (September 2016)
- Tokyo Zokei University, Tokyo, Japan – invited to deliver a lecture – The New Millennium – Future Fabrics for Fashion and undertake a workshop with Final Year Textile Design/Fashion Design students/staff (June 2016)
- Chapel Porth, Cornwall, 13th World Bellyboard Championships 2015 – organised/hosted by the National Trust - invited Judge (with Dr Lucy Frears) for Best Female and Male Vintage Costumes to publicly announce the winners and talk about vintage swimwear – covered by the BBC and The Telegraph Magazine (September 2015)
- A Material Worldwide Adventure – presentation at Falmouth University as part of a series of invited talks (March 2015)
- Swarovski Headquarters, Wattens, near Innsbruck, Austria – The Future of Fashion (2-day event) – New Materials, New Technologies – The Future (February 2013)

  • Design Museum, London, UK – Book Launch for Digital Visions for Fashion + Textiles: Made in Code (December 2012) 
  • Tate St Ives, St Ives, Cornwall, UK – Book Launch for Digital Visions for Fashion + Textiles: Made in Code (November 2012) 
  • SECCA (South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art), Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA – participation in Future Brain-Storming session with fellow curators, exhibitors, company executives and guests – including representatives from MIT (USA); Philips Design (NL); Vexed Design(UK); Fabrican (UK); Skin Graph (UK); Grado Zero Espace (IT) 3D Systems (USA) and NASA (USA) (March 2012) 
  • Interviewed by Antenna International on my curation of the Make It Mine Trend Drivers section of the VF Futurewear exhibition. This took place at Aqua House Studio (Big Milk Productions) at their professional Recording Studios in February 2012. The recording was available as a podcast to listen to and download as part of the exhibition tours (March 2012) 
  • M. Zilinskas Art Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania – Chair and Presenter – The Future of Textiles with practitioners in wearable and interactive technologies Barbara Layne and Janis Jefferies and Creative Director of Philips Design Clive van Heerden. The event was very well attended with excellent audience participation (25 September 2011) 
  • National Museum of M.K. Ciurlionis, Kaunas, Lithuania (a significant venue in the centre of this city) – Invited Guest Speaker – The Future of Textiles is Sensory and Interactive: Acoustic Textiles – Interactive Textiles – Media Textiles at the 16th European Textile Network (ETN) Conference 2011. This event was extremely well attended, packed to the hilt with much debate and discussion taking place (23 September 2011) 
  • Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery – Invited Speaker The Japanese Avant-Garde: Textiles meets Fashion at the Japanese Sashiko Textiles symposium (September 2010) 
  • Yonsei University, Seoul – Invited Plenary Speaker Techno Textiles: Sport & Fashion – Function & Style to celebrate their 125th Anniversary (May 2010) 
  • Tel Aviv Museum of Art - Invited Guest Speaker – Textile Digital (October 2009) 
  • Hochschule fuer Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg- Invited Guest Speaker and Workshop Organiser – Humanising the Digital (November 2008)
  • Stroudwater International Textile Festival, Stroud – Keynote Speaker – The New Flexibles at the 21st Century Textiles symposium (May 2008) 
  • Victoria & Albert Museum, London - Guest Speaker – New Technologies / New Textiles, DATS (Dress and Textile Specialists) conference (November 2007) 
  • ETN Digital Craft Conference, London - Keynote Speaker - Humanising the Digital (September 2007) 
  • Tate St Ives - Chair for Common Ground Project - seminar discussion with the artist Richard Long and the writer Peter Kirby (April2007) 
  • University College Falmouth / Hidden Art Cornwall, Creative Skills and 3D Digital Production Research Cluster - Guest Speaker – Future Textiles - Future Making with Digital Technologies, Hidden Art Cornwall (March 2007) 
  • Institute of Contemporary Arts, London - Guest Speaker – What is the Future for Textiles? - launch of Textile Futures Research Group, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, University of the Arts London (March 2007) 
  • Truro Art Society - Guest Speaker – Techno Textiles: Fashion and Art (March 2007).

Engagement with professional associations and societies

EXTERNAL EXAMINING
- External Examiner for BA (Honours) Fashion Design; BA (Honours) Fashion Textiles; BA (Honours) Fashion Communication & Styling, Middlesex University London (October 2015 – September 2019)
- External Examiner for BA/BSc (Honours) Textile Practice (Textile Design) (Textile Crafts and Art), (Surface Design); Textiles with Surface Design; Textile Design for Fashion and Interiors, University of Huddersfield (16 September 2015 – 15 September 2019)

  • External Examiner for BA(Hons) Textile Design, Pearl Academy, New Delhi, India and Jaipur, India (2009-13)
  • External Examiner for MA Design for Textile Futures, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design. University of the Arts London (2007-11) 
  • External Examiner for MA Textile Design, Chelsea College of Art & Design. University of the Arts London (2007-08) 
  • External Examiner for PhD Thesis, University of Ulster (December 2007) 
  • External Examiner for PhD Thesis, Brunel University (July 2005) 
  • External Examiner for BDes Honours Degree in Constructed Textiles, Duncan of Jordanstone College, University of Dundee (2001-05)
  • External Examiner for BA Honours Degree in Textile Furnishing Design and Manufacture, London Metropolitan University (1999-2004)
  • External Examiner for BEd Honours Degree in Art, South Bank University, London (1995-97) 

JUDGING
-  Invited Judge (with Dr Lucy Frears – Falmouth University) – Beauty & Style Pageant, ‘Down by the Sea’ festival, Holywell Bay, Cornwall. This is the first event (organised due to a fallow year of the WBBC) – it might well be the first of many. The event is organised by Sally Parkin, founder of the Original Surfboard Company and John Isaac – sports/lifestyle/classic car photographer and collector. ‘Down by the Sea’ took place at Trevornick Holiday Park – a Five Star venue - named ‘Holiday Park of the Year 2014’ at the Cornwall Tourism Awards. (September 2016) - Invited Judge (with Lucy Frears – doctoral student and Associate Lecturer at Falmouth University)
13th World Bellyboard Championships 2015 – Best Female and Male Vintage Costumes, Chapel Porth, Cornwall. This annual event (and the only one worldwide) is organised and hosted by the National Trust and held the first (or second depending on the tides) Sunday of September. It is a very 'British' event and attended by both locals and those from overseas and attracts a huge audience. I have been an invited judge since 2009. (September 2015)
- Invited Judge (with Lucy Frears)
12th World Bellyboard Championships 2014 – Best Female and Male Vintage Costumes, Chapel Porth, Cornwall. (September 2014)
- Invited Judge (with Lucy Frears)
11th World Bellyboard Championships 2013 – Best Female and Male Vintage Costumes, Chapel Porth, Cornwall. (September 2013)

  • Invited Judge – 10th World Bellyboard Championships 2012 – Best Female and Male Vintage Costumes, Chapel Porth, Cornwall. This annual event (and the only one worldwide) is organised and hosted by the National Trust and held on the first Sunday of September. It is a very 'British' event and attended by both locals and those from overseas and attracts a huge audience (September 2012) 
  • Invited Judge (with Lucy Frears) – 9th World Bellyboard Championships 2011– Best Female and Male Vintage Costumes, Chapel Porth, Cornwall (4 September 2011)  
  • Invited Judge – Kaunas Textile Biennial ’11, Kaunas, Lithuania (March 2011)  
  • Invited by the Creative Director, Peter Kirby to nominate a designer - Cornwall Design Season – Dott Cornwall, a celebration of Cornwall’s creativity and ingenuity (October 2010) 
  • Invited Judge (with Lucy Frears) – 8th World Bellyboard Championships 2010 – Best Female and Male Vintage Costumes, Chapel Porth, Cornwall (September 2010)
  • Invited International Judge – Charles Bronfman ‘Andy’ Prize 2009, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel (October 2009)     
  • Invited Judge – 7th World Bellyboard Championships 2009 – Best Female and Male Vintage Costumes, Chapel Porth, Cornwall (September 2009)   
  • Invited Judge - International Textile and Apparel Association Design Exhibition, Delaware, USA (June 2008)  
  • Invited member of Steering Group for the exhibition Techno Threads, Science Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (February–April 2008) 
  • Invited member of Panel of International Conference Committee & Board of Referees, Pixel Raiders2, Sheffield Hallam University (April 2004)   
  • Invited Referee for Papers for the Textile Journal published by Berg, Oxford (2003)  
  • Invited Nominator for The Arts Foundation Textile Design Fellowship, London (2003)   
  • Invited Judge for the 6th International Textile Competition 1999, Kyoto (1998 and 1999

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society Limited (ALCS), London (since August 2005)
  • Public Lending Right (PLR), Stockton-on-Tees (since September 2002)

Professional esteem indicators

Year Description

D&AD Award for Fabric of Fashion Exhibition catalogue, an exhibition with the British Council