Amy Jo Lewis

About

Education and Qualifications

2009 – 2011 Royal College of Art

MA Textiles

Woven Textiles

2006 – 2009 Winchester School of Art

BA (Hons) Textile, Fashion and Fibre

Woven Textiles

First Class Honours


Employment and Work Experience

Present Prominent Europe Ltd – Senior Casual Wear Designer

July 2015 – Feb 2017 Prominent Europe Ltd – Casual Wear Designer

Aug 2013 – July 2015 Dewhirst Menswear – Shirt Designer

Nov 2012 – Aug 2013 Dewhirst Menswear – Assistant Shirt Designer

July – Nov 2012 Print Tank - Freelance Designer

Nov – Dec 2012 Nottingham Trent University – Visiting Lecturer

Jan – April 2012 Nottingham Trent University – Visiting Lecturer

Oct – Nov 2011 Tessitura Taiana Virgilio Spa, Como, Italy – Internship – Textile Designer

March 2011 Holbrook Studios, London

February 2011 Paul Smith, London - Two tie designs produced for the A/W 2011 Menswear collection

July 2010 Holbrook Studios, London – Work Experience – Assistant

June 2010 Paul Smith, London – Work Experience – Design Assistant

December 2008 Margo Selby, London – Work Experience  – Assistant

October 2008 Heathcoat Fabrics, Tiverton – Work Experience

 

Publications

The Pattern Base – Over 550 contemporary textile and surface designs Work featured on pages 172, 173, 237 and 243

O’Meara. K ( 2015). The Pattern Base. London: Thames & Hudson Ltd.


Exhibitions

Present Aston Martin Showroom, Park Lane, London

Sept 2012 Mansion House Campaign for Wool, London

Sept 2011 Indigo, Paris

Sept 2011 Spinexpo, Shanghai

July 2011 Texprint 2011, London

July 2011 ‘Homecoming’ at the Regal Theatre, Minehead, Somerset

June 2011 RCA Degree Show, London

June 2011 Exhibiting collaborative work Josefine Jarzombek in the RCA Catwalk Show, London

January 2011 RCA Work in Progress Show, London

January 2010 RCA Work in Progress Show, London

October 2009 ‘Frock Shock’ at Fairfields Art Centre, Basingstoke

July 2009 New Designers, London

June 2009 WSA Degree Show, Winchester

November 2008 Displayed my work in a private exhibition and competition in Winchester for Nanoforce, London

 

Awards

September 2011 Highly Commended, Woolmark Prize, Texprint 2011, Paris

July 2011 Spinexpo Travel Award, Texprint 2011

March 2011 Third place, Clothworkers’ Foundation Award, Bradford Textile Society Design Competition, £150

December 2010 Scholarship, Worshipful Company of Weavers, £1500

September 2010 Scholarship,The Drapers’ Company, £6000

July 2010 Second place, CELC Masters of Linen Design Competition, £100

December 2009 Second place, DAKS Design Competition, £1000

September 2009 Scholarship, The Drapers’ Company, £5780

November 2008 Nominated, Nanoforce Nanotechnology Award, London

July 2006 Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award, London