Alex is a designer, graphic artist and lecturer. He creates printed textiles, surface pattern, fashion art direction/graphics and illustration, working with both hand drawing/painting and digital/new media, often using coding and generative systems. Alex is based in Manchester (UK) and is currently Programme Leader for the MA Design: Fashion and Textile routes at Manchester School of Art (MMU). In September 2018 he will return to full-time freelance practice.
On Thursday 12 July at 18:00 at the Fashion and Textiles Museum in London, Alex is presenting a session to offer practical advice on building a portfolio of printed textiles and surface pattern designs. He will discuss strategies for obtaining work within traditional fashion and interiors contexts, also covering freelance designing, securing an agent and offer tips for organising and showing your work. Full details here.