Rachel Larkins

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design core team tutor and short course tutor

Rachel Larkins is a tutor on the FDAD program and has been teaching short courses at West Dean since 2017. She has also taught on the Foundation course at an internationally recognised Arts University for over fifteen years, alongside her freelance practice. Rachel holds a distinction level Masters in Sequential Design/ Illustration from Brighton University following an early training in Textile Art (BA Hons).

Rachel's work encompasses drawing and narrative sculptures and is held in numerous private collections. It has featured at The Design Museum and Automates Galeries, Brussels. Media coverage includes Crafts, Elle and Weekend Telegraph.

Research interests

Most recently her research has explored miniatures and metalsmithing techniques, resulting in a jewellery collection inspired by Charleston house, home of Bloomsbury, for their ‘Created for Charleston’ range.

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