Creative Careers Festival – this week!

This Friday 28 January 2011, mac Birmingham will be the venue hosting a range of exciting FREE workshops at  Bright Space’s Creative Careers Festival . The workshops are open to anyone between the ages of 13-18 year old. We’ve got details of the FASHION & PHOTOGRAPHY workshops happening…

Fashion – How to Prepare a Fashion Portfolio plus Practical Workshop – 11:15am – 3:15pm – Friday 28th January 2011.

This workshop, presented by the Fashion Careers Clinic will enable attendees to prepare and plan a portfolio that will truly reflect their talent to prospective colleges, universities and employers. With a focus on how designers create their own collections, with exclusive examples of work from professional designers at Topshop, Burberry and River Island.

The session will be presented by Madeleine Ostlie, who worked for 3 years as a Buying Assistant at TOPSHOP Head Office. Since leaving Buying she has become a sort after Stylist. Check out Madeleine’s fashion blog – Seamless

Photography – Industry Overview with Rhubarb-Rhubarb – Friday 28th January 1:15pm-3:15pm

This workshop, led by Lorna Mary Webb, company manager at Rhubarb-Rhubarb will outline their work, which included bringing ‘Obama’s People’ exhibition by Nadav Kander to the UK . The second half of the session will look at careers in the industry and will also include a group discussion and an opportunity for attendees to share their own work and get an objective view from Rhubarb-Rhubarb staff.

To book a place at one of these sessions please visit the Festival website and complete an application form.  The festival takes place from 28th to the 29th January, 2011 at the Mac Birmingham. CK

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