University for the creative arts staff
Thomass Atkinson: Head of School
Head of School, Thomass Atkinson graduated from St Martins School of Art (CSM) Fashion/Textiles course before gaining his Master of Design Degree in Fashion from the Royal College of Art. This was followed by a career in the fashion industry – as a freelance consultant; menswear, womenswear designer and pattern cutter responsible for a range of products across a range of market levels of the fashion industry both in the UK and in Italy.
Adam Knight is an artist who currently lives and works in London. He graduated with an MA in Fine Art from Royal College of Art in 2007. He has worked on the the Fashion Promotion & Imaging course since 2008 and completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education in 2010. Specialising in the Imaging pathway over both years 1 and 2, he has undertaken several educational research projects on assessment, feedback and inclusivity.In 2010 he participated in the ARTSCHOOL/UK project, beginning at Cell Project Space and culminating at London’s prestigious Whitechapel Gallery.
Alexia is a Senior Lecturer on the Fashion Journalism course at UCA Epsom, as well as an Associate Lecturer at London College of Fashion and on the MA at Central Saint Martin’s. Alexia loves design and architecture. Born in Canada, she has a degree in Communication & Visual Marketing (special: fashion) from Ryerson University, Toronto. As a freelance writer, journalist and researcher she has clients on both sides of the Atlantic, from The Guardian to The Globe & Mail newspaper.