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ArtsThread Press Release for the 'Rising Stars' Exhibition

Rising Stars 13 March to 22 April 2021, held by New Ashgate Gallery, features craft, design and applied arts by many recent graduates, current students and industry newcomers.

Rising Stars is a curated, national platform to foster and champion new talent, early-career makers, students and graduates from BA and MA crafts, design and applied arts programmes across the UK. Rising Stars offers new makers a first step into the market place, through a curated, selling exhibition.

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'Rising Stars 2021' exhibition at New Ashgate Gallery, Surrey

Rising Stars is a curated, national platform to foster and champion new talent, early career makers, students and graduates from BA and MA crafts, design and applied arts programmes across the UK. Rising Stars offers new makers a first step into the market place, through a curated, selling exhibition. It is also an exciting collector opportunity for those wishing to support and collect work by future stars.

13 March to 22 April 2021 Exhibition



Loughborough University 'Click 'n' Sew' Press Release

Alumna launches new online sewing community

Alice Burnhope, a 2020 BA Textiles: Innovation and Design graduate, has launched a new community for sewers to unite. Click ‘n’ Sew invites artists to share craft skills online, and is accessible to everyone, whether you’re a beginner or an intermediate crafter.


Modern Painters, New Decorators Artist Residency 

‘Feet on the ground head in the sky’ exhibition was the climax of ‘The Graduate Project’, a three month artist residency run by Modern Painters, New Decorators.



Loughborough University Creative Arts Press Release

"Textiles student creates garments inspired by nature from discarded and natural materials. Alice Burnhope is one of many final-year students in Loughborough’s School of Design and Creative Arts currently showcasing her work online as part of the annual Arts Degree Show."


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Loughborough Echo Newspaper: Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Newspaper article showcasing Alice's graduate collection 'A Sense of Nature,' as well as other achievements.

Loughborough University Press Release

"Textiles student creates garments inspired by nature to help those that lack access to green spaces. Alice Burnhope is one of many final-year students in Loughborough’s School of Design and Creative Arts currently showcasing her work online as part of the annual Arts Degree Show."


Sarabande Foundation Scholarship

"The first Textiles student to be awarded a scholarship, it was Alice’s curiosity, passion and sense of experimentation that caught the eye of the panel and designer Todd Lynn. Alice’s current body of work is created out of mixed media and is exhibited in installations, films, photography and sculpture – her aim being to build immersive experiences for audiences."

Cent Magazine Article

"Sarabande Foundation established by Alexander McQueen, offers scholarships to creative studying at Graduate level, which include complete bursaries for both fees and subsistence, access to experts from creative industries and interaction with Sarabande patrons. After the scholars have completed their course, they are also offered a studio space at Sarabande HQ to continue their practise as they start their careers."


Student Alice Burnhope has organised Loughborough University's first clothes swap to support bid to make fashion sustainable.

Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) will be hosting its first-ever clothes swap event later this week in a bid to help the environment and help students refresh their wardrobes for a small cost.  the event – which takes place this Saturday (30 November) – in Room 1 of the Student's Union Building.

Art House

"Alice is a textile graduate from Loughborough University. We are featuring Alice’s A Sense of Nature degree collection in Book One of our Little Glassbook artbook out in September 2020."

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