Adrienne Kerr







After working as a graphic designer for many years I retrained in 2013, gaining a Masters in Fashion and Textiles from Heriot Watt University where I received a bursary from Creative Scotland for my project on Letterforms and Textiles. Since then I have been working as a freelance surface pattern/ print designer and have shown my work at Premiere Vision Paris, Print-Source New York, Heimtextil Frankfurt and Blue Print, San Francisco. I am currently a featured artist supplying wallpaper designs to Robin Sprong, who are based in Cape Town. They are an international, multi-award winning wallpaper studio and one of South Africa’s leading bespoke wallpaper and surface design companies. cultivating designs that showcase modern innovative aesthetics, brought together by a range of diversely cultured international designers. My designs with them are available to order online and they work in conjunction withone of the UK’s leading large format digital printers called Press On My work is also represented in Australia by Emily Ziz, a supplier of high performance digitally printed products to the interior design and architecture industry. I am also part of a textile collective called Finch and Foxglove which comprises of nine global independent designers and illustrators. As part of this I show textiles, surface pattern and stationery work with them at various international shows. I have a post graduate teaching qualification in Art & Design from Moray House College of Education and I have had the pleasure of doing maternity cover supply teaching work at Heriot Watt University in the textile department - working on Industry Briefs from Old Navy, California and Hallmark UK with the students and I am currently a supply teacher covering Art & Design classes at Edinburgh College at the Granton Campus. I am keen to work in collaboration with interior designers, builders and hotels in Scotland and the UK on joint textile projects as surface pattern can be applied to a wide number of exterior and interior projects.