Pip has a strong record of accomplishment in education, with over 27 years’ teaching and management experience across a wide range of the creative sector in higher education and further education. This comprises considerable education Management and Leadership experience in her current role of Head of Visual Arts and prior role of Deputy Head of Department at Exeter College.
Pip has taught across a wide range of courses with the majority of her teaching in Undergraduate and Post Graduate Textile Design, specialising in printed textiles, drawing, colour, market and industry, trends and forecasting, careers and employability, sustainability. Her most recent teaching has been on the BA (Hons) Decorative Arts course here at NTU.
Pip has emerging research interests in the impact of economics and digital print processes on textile design as well as careers and employability.
Pip has gained substantial insight into Art and Design Higher Education outside of the UK through roles as External Examiner for the Indian Institute of Art & Design and Kingston School of Art, and previously as verifier for NTU partner courses at Pearl Academy.
Pip is a member of the UK Creative Industries Federation (www.creativeindustriesfederation.com) HE & FE working group, which seeks to lobby decision makers and government on concerns relating to Art & Design Education.
- Textile Design
- Careers and Employability
- Arts education
- Return to craftsmanship