CHRISTINA WONG

Christina Wong is a textile graduate from the Glasgow School of Art who focuses on creating self-forming three-dimensional woven textiles. Her approach to innovation is driven by material and technical research to exploit the full potential of materials. To push the boundaries of warp and weft, her comprehensive combinations of fibres allows controlled textures through the enhancement of natural properties of the materials and structure of the textiles.

She also uses her design skills as a form of activism to highlight how sustainability empowers creativity rather than restricts design opportunities. By thoroughly reflecting on her design practice, she actively researches and develops ways to engage with different audiences to address the importance of sustainability in the creative industry.

Being a Fashion Revolution ambassador, she has hosted seminars, workshops and discussions to advocate for a better and sustainable Fashion and Textile industry. 

Awards

Incorporation of Bonnetmakers & Dyers Prize 2019

Incorporation of Weavers Bursary 2019

Sustainability Degree Show Prize, Glasgow School of Art
Commendation

Exhibitions & Events

New Designers London

June 2019

Glasgow School of Art Degree Show

June 2019

Bradford Textile Competition 2019

April 2019

Sitara Charity Fashion Show

March 2019

FashionABLE Fashion Show
November 2018

Taking Textiles Exhibition 2019

September 2018, New York

Competitions

Bradford Textile Design Competition 2019

First Prize British Wool Award

Redress Design Award 2018

Semi-Finalist

Dorothy Waxman Competition 2018

Finalist

Volunteering & Press

Fashion Revolution Ambassador

The Responsive Art & Design Society at The Glasgow School of Art
September 20187- 2019

GSA Fashion Show

March 2018

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