Item NMC/1739G - Textile related to the Mackintosh Interpreted exhibition

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Textile related to the Mackintosh Interpreted exhibition


  • 2008 (Creation)

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'Dried Dahlias' by J.R.Campbell.

Fabric from the Mackintosh Re-Interpreted Exhibition, Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, 2008, with digital recreations of Mackintosh original designs and new designs by Vicky Begg, J.R.Campbell and Alan Shaw.

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The Centre for Advanced Textiles (CAT) at Glasgow School of Art was established in 2000 with a Research and Development Grant of £661,000 from the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council. The remit of the centre is to: i) provide cutting edge facilities for textile design education; ii) investigate the aesthetic, technical and commercial opportunities presented by digital textile printing, and; and iii) operate a commercial service bureau for industry and individuals.

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(fl 1996 -)

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J.R. Campbell completed a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design in 1994 and a Master of Fine Arts in Textile Arts and Costume Design from the University of California in 1996. He then taught, textiles, computer-aided fashion design and colour theory in San Francisco before being appointed assistant professor in the Department of Textiles and Clothing at Iowa State University in 1998. He was tenured and promoted to Associate Professor there in 2004. In July 2005, he moved to Scotland to become Research Fellow at the Centre for Advanced Textiles at the Glasgow School of Art, where he directed research for the Centre, located in the School of Design. While in Glasgow, Campbell completed a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert.) course in Supervising Postgraduate Research Degrees for Professionals in Art, Design and Communication from the Centre for Learning and Teaching in Art and Design at University of the Arts London, which was granted in November 2006. He has been a visiting scholar and conducted workshops at the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology in China and the Auckland University of Technology's Textile Design Laboratory in New Zealand.Campbell started his position as Professor and Director of The Fashion School at Kent State University Ohio in July 2009.

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Accession number JAC/211.

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Digitally printed reactive dye on linen, velvet, cotton sateen and wool delaine

Dimensions: 1330 x 3000 mm

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This item forms part of a set of 8 items (NMC/1739A to H) comprising seven textiles and one exhibition catalogue.

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