Gillian is responsible for the Creative Direction of ReMode – programming all our events and activities and managing all our partnership work. She is also a regular workshop leader. As a practising artist her focus is on developing environmentally sustainable creative practices in textile, print and garment making. She initially trained in Textile Design at Glasgow School of Art and went on to gain a postgrad diploma in Electronic Imaging at Duncan of Jordonstone. For over 25 years Gillian has exhibited and screened work across Scotland. Her career has also encompassed education and participatory practice as Cultural Coordinator for several local Authorities. As Education Officer for Local Energy Action Plan, Gillian established the Youth Engagement Programme which grew into ReMode – establishing the ReMode shop and MakeSpace in Lochwinnoch and establishing ReMode as a CIC in 2017.
Emma is responsible for our shop as well as our social media platforms and marketing. With over a decade of experience in the retail sector and visual merchandising, Emma has turned our bricks and mortar shop on Paisley High Street in to the Creative Hub we have today. Emma graduated from Gray’s School of Art in 2017 with Harris Tweed sponsoring their final collection in Fashion & Textile design.
Carolyn looks after our fantastic volunteer team and also runs our regular drop in sessions. She is a Glasgow based pattern cutter and workshop facilitator. Since graduating from Gray’s School of Art in 2011, she has worked in garment construction and community education alongside running her own upcycled clothing brand. Carolyn is a passionate advocate for grassroots community education and volunteer participation. As a freelance garment technologist and sample machinist, Carolyn continues to work with a wide range of Scotland’s best fashion talent as well as further afield. This varied work ensures she is kept constantly up to date with current industry trends and knowledge.