Jane is responsible for making sure everything runs smoothly at Remode – with a focus on finance and marketing. She works closely with Gillian on planning and fundraising. She has worked for arts organisations and small businesses at administrative, management and board level for over 25 years. As a freelancer and employee she has worked with charities and not-for-profit organisations to secure funding from the Climate Challenge Fund, The Big Lottery, The Robertson Trust, Voluntary Action Fund, Local Authority funds and business grants. Working for a Glasgow based consultancy business for 5 years she was responsible for achieving and maintaining ISO 9001 (Quality Management) accreditation for the company. Jane has a degree in Fine Art from Coventry School of Art and 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.
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 Jordonatone. 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 the newest member of the ReMode team and you will usually find them running our Paisley shop as well as seeing them at our workshops and events. They are responsible for the day to day running of the shop, visual merchandising, sorting through donations and our Instagram, to name a few. Emma has 12 years retail experience which has informed their extensive understanding of how the retail sector operates. They graduated in 2017 with a degree in Fashion & Textiles from Gray’s School of Art where they were sponsored by Harris Tweed for their final fashion collection. Emma also runs a small, independent art & design business in Glasgow.