Dr. Sian Weston is Subject Leader for MA Printed Textiles for Fashion & Interiors at UCA Rochester, where her hybrid skill set encompassing both studio practice and critical theory mirrors the core skills required at Masters level research.
Sian is a researcher and curator with specialist skills in fashion and textiles, and over twenty years’ experience of working within the creative sector.
For ten years Sian worked at the London Printworks Trust, a specialist printed textiles resource aimed at professional designers working within the fashion industry, and a key part of Arts Council England’s craft portfolio. Resource users included Jonathan Saunders, Eley Kishimoto, Peter Pilotto, Meadham and Kirchhoff, Celine and Burberry.
She has worked on projects with a range of significant National organizations including It’s Better to Travel with Arts Council England; Can Craft Make You Happy? with the Crafts Council; An Ideal Home with the V&A, and Pop! with the Hayward Gallery Public Programmes. Sian has taught at a range of British art schools including Chelsea College of Art, Central Saint Martin’s, and London College of Fashion
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