Our new Facilitator for July: Fiona James

For the month of July, Fiona (Fi) will be taking the life drawing classes at No Vacancy gallery. Louise (Lou) will be taking a month off to work on her suntan in Europe.

For some background information on Fiona, please read on.

Fiona started her artistic career with a Diploma of Visual Art and Applied Design, she took her first job in the creative industry in her early 20s. Working for the Department of Environment and Heritage she co-illustrated a book on Native South Australian Grasses. Inspired by the patterns found under the microscope she shifted focus to textile design completing a BA of Textile Design at RMIT in 2009. While managing the PG Printmaker Gallery in Fitzroy she also dabbles in Interior Design and Screen Printing, creating patterns and homewares in her Coburg studio. Fiona can also been found volunteering at the bar for Chapter House Lane on the first Thursday of each month.

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