Erin Ledsom

Through my Eyes is a personal story that focuses on Ledsom’s hometown: Hull. The artist uses unconventional materials to explore preconceptions.

Shakhina Mirjonova

Mirjonova’s work was inspired by the artist’s cultural heritage and a technique known as Ikat, used by old master weavers in Uzbekistan.

Philippa Hornsby

“Whether it’s gender or sexuality, having visibility matters.” Philippa Hornsby created and styled clothing for queer punk band The Dagger Tops.

Lucia Matano

Lucia Matano’s animation explores fears of growing up and being forced out of one’s comfort zone. It focuses how we can leave the past behind.

Emily Larkin

Emily Larkin is a multi-award-winning animator whose 2D hand-drawn animation that aims to raise awareness about Vestibular Disorders.

Alicia Miller

This picture book is for children that struggle with anxiety. The story is about a young boy who is up late worrying about school, and a magic candle.

Bianca Rodrigues

Bianca Rodrigues’ graduate urban formalwear menswear collection is based on the Mughal reign in India and its influence on architecture.

India Ashe

For her final major project, India Ashe explored the concepts of identity and memory. She represented these ideas through abstraction.

Henriette M Lillegaard

It Just Isn’t Home is written and illustrated by Henriette M Lillegaard. It tells of experiences of loneliness whilst studying abroad in the UK.

Betty Onion

Signs of the Times is a document which captures a unique time in history through illustration and words, reflecting on the pandemic.

Holly Jo Crowhurst

Holly Jo Crowhurst graduate collection is historically inspired and focuses on the real story of mariner Michael Greenwood (1731–1812).

Wen-Yi Yap

Wen-Yi Yap wants to teach young children how important it is to keep the planet clean, but not in a daunting and overwhelming way.

Yasmine Cerbah

Cerbah’s collection is an exploration of the North African nomadic Amazigh tribe, combined with the designer’s personal penchant for animal print.

Naddy Mizan

Naddy Mizan’s work looks at the rising seawater temperatures which cause coral to ‘glow’. “I am keen to capture the beauty of what we may lose.”

Alicia Latham

Graphic designer Alicia Latham’s children’s storybook, Someone’s Bad Hair Day, stems from personal experience as a woman of colour.

Tom Clayson

Tom Clayson’s graphic design project was inspired by The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel, about a woman who mysteriously disappeared.

Hollie Phillips

Hollie Phillips’ bold, explicit and sometimes disturbing collection challenges the traditional idea of embroidery as a ‘feminine pastime.’

Jude Gibbs

Digital illustrator Jude Gibbs finds inspiration in nature, plants and animals. The artist created a children’s graphic novel exploring kindness.

Aryana Deen

Aryana Deen has a passion for image-making and various illustrative techniques. Key pieces in this showcase are focused on narrative storytelling.

Joe Fernandez

Fernandez’s work is about important people from the past: those who were forgotten by history despite doing something significant for the world.