ABBIE VICKRESS


Abbie [she/hers] is a graphic designer, researcher and facilitator exploring knowledge generation and distribution in public engagement, cultural spaces, situations, and society.

This critical approach manifests through printed design, exhibitions, curation, writing and facilitation of workshops and events. Portfolio available on request.

Abbie teaches and guest lectures widely at HE undergraduate and postgraduate level, and with museum learning departments.

CONTACT AT


hello[at]abbievickress.co.uk
[at]abbievickress

abbie.vickress[at]uwe.ac.uk
[at]typenowhere

a.vickress[at]csm.arts.ac.uk
[at]csmgraphics


COLLABORATING WITH


Plastic Justice [collective]
plasticjustice.eu

COLLABORATED WITH


Amnesty International
Being Human Festival
Bloomsbury Publishing
BT Archives
Central Saint Martins
Chisenhale Art Place
Citizens Assembly
Derailed Research Lab [residency]
Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design
Knowledge Quarter, Kings Cross
London Transport Museum
Mayor of London
MuseomixUK
National Gallery, UK
Royal Academy of Arts, UK
Royal College of Art
State of Unsettlement [collective]
Thames & Hudson
V&A Museum

FUNDING FROM


DYCP Art Council England [2022–23]
Strategic Partnership programme
of the European Union [2020–22]
Creative Industries Fund NL [2019]
Buckinghamshire New University [2016]
Gane Trust [2011]

TEACHING WITH


Senior Lecturer, BA Graphic Design
University of the West of England [2021—present]

Associate Lecturer,
MA Graphic Communication Design
Central Saint Martins [2020—present]

TAUGHT WITH


Experience and Environment,
BA Graphic Communication Design
Central Saint Martins [2017—21]
Archive: [at]ee_csm

MA Visual Communication
Royal College of Art [2014 —17]

Contextual Studies,  BA Graphic Design
Ravensbourne [2017]

BA Graphic Arts
Bucks New University [2015—17]

Art, Media & Design
Richmond University [2014 —15]

SPOKEN AT


Beyond the Binary CSM, UAL [2022] Plastic Justice
SKD Art International, Beijing [2022] Plastic Justice
CSM, UAL [2022] Performing Methodologies
ELIA, Amsterdam [2022] Plastic Justice
Vilnius Academy of Arts [2022] Climate Classroom
GDEN, Bristol [2019] Classroom
GDEN, Bristol [2019] Disrupting Simplicity
State of Unsettlement [2019] Conversation Currency
CCW, UAL [2018]  Design Residencies
RCA, London [2017] Design Research
Epsom, UCA [2017] Artist Talk
CSM, UAL [2017] Graphic Activism
V&A Museum [2016] Artist Talk
UWE, Bristol [2015] Alumni Talk
Epsom, UCA [2015] Research Projects
V&A Museum [2015] Design Activism
V&A Museum [2015] Artist Talk

STUDIED AT


Distinction, PGCert Academic Practice
Central Saint Martins, London [2018—19]

Distinction, MA Visual Communication
Royal College of Art, London [2012—14]

First Class, BA (Hons) Graphic Design
UWE, Bristol [2009—12]  

MEMBER OF


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
(FHEA) [2019]

Member of the International Society of
Typographic Designers (MISTD) [2012]