Fashion Speakers Biographies 2012

Anne Ritchie has over 30 years of experience in the textiles, creative and design industries. She has carried out extensive work for Scottish Textiles and UK Fashion Exports delivering design and trend presentations and promotional events. Anne has extensive knowledge and understanding of the international fashion and design industries, and has previously worked for leading brand names in design and product development roles. She advises widely on design, products and trends to the UK and international clients.

Anne Ferguson is an artist, designer and educator with over 20 years of teaching experience in The Glasgow School of Art Textile Department. From 2003 Anne has delivered education projects  at all levels from pre-school upwards in a variety of subjects and media. Throughout this period she has  regularly exhibited her own work in Stained Glass and Textiles. Anne is passionate about colour and pattern and enjoys sharing thisenthusiasm with others.