Online Short Course Tutor Information
Meet our online course tutors
Our online course tutors have designed their courses to be delivered specifically in the Virtual Learning Environment, ensuring that your course experience is just as effective and engaging as our London based studio courses!
Each of our tutors is a leading practitioner in their field of study. Here is a bit more information about them:
Alison Branagan MA IC FRSA is an author, visual artist consultant and associate lecturer at Central Saint Martins since 2003. She specialises in business start-up, marketing and entrepreneurship for emerging artists, designers, makers and photographers.
Francine Galea has over twenty years of experience in advertising, working as an award winning ar director / copywriter. She has covered all creative mediums including TV, radio, press, direct mail and web-based advertising in agencies like Saatchi and Saatchi and EURO RSCG.
Rock Galpin MA runs the design agency Rock Galpin Limited and is a senior Associate Lecturer on the BA Product Design Course at Central Saint Martins and Professor and course leader of the Industrial Design course at Syracuse University.
Judy Head is an experienced tutor, focusing on business skills, including, how to operate as a freelance sole trader or set up a small business, how to find business, how to get paid and operate at a profit. She has established her own company, Head Creative Associates, as a specialist design and marketing business, dedicated to the needs of the fine jewellery industry. Her website is www.headcreative.com
Nahed Jawad has a Master's Degre in Architecture and Urbanism from the Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA) in Design Research Laboratory (DRL) and became a PhD Candidate in Architectural Design at The Bartlett School of Architecture in 2012. She has worked at Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) and is also Editor at LOBBY, The Bartlett's newest publication.
Jet is currently working for the Central Saint Martins photography department. She studied at Glasgow School of Art and has assisted various artists and photographers including Wolfgang Tillmans and Rankin. She shoots commercially for editorial and design companies and exhibits in group shows and one solo show at the 1,0000mph project space.
Dominique L'Olive currently teaches on a range of textile courses at the University of the Arts London and works as a freelance textile and surface pattern designer. She completed a degree in Fashion Textiles at CSM and went on to be a studio manager where she developed and created designs for the UK, Japan and the US. She has since worked with many different companies, including, The V&A, Jigsaw and Urban Outfitters, producing a range of textile designs.
Ilga Leimanis MA is a London-based artist who exhibits internationally. She has taught workshops on freehand sketching, townscape sketching and life drawing at the Bartlett School of Planning and contemporary architectural and engineering practices, including Adams Kara Taylor, Foster + Partners, Kohn Pedersen Fox and Make. See Ilga's websites www.ilgaleimanis.com and www.orteliusdrew.com.
Giulio Mazzarini is an Associate Lecturer of the University of the Arts London, a professional photographer and art director. His work has been seen in international magazines such as Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, Elle and Dazed & Confused. He has also contributed to the image development of companies and brands, including L'Oréal, Reebok, Citroen and Selfridges. www.gmazzarini.com
Schelay McCarter is an Associate Lecturer at the University of the Arts and worked as an Art Director for Marks and Spencer before creating 'fashiontent' for Art/Creative Direction/PR/Journalism and design projects. She has worked on projects for the National Trust, National Geographic, RHS, WH Smith, Boots, and Tesco, amongst others. www.schelay.co.uk and www.schelay.blogspot.com
Clementine Mitchell is a CSM graduate and London based graphic designer with a background in art direction, graphis and illustration. She has worked in the UK and abroad establishing and managing the brand identity and communicaitons of clients including Virgin Media, Envision, The Young Foundation and BT. She is also a a graphic design lecturer at Ravensbourne.
John Myers MFA, ENSBA studied fine art at the Ecole National Superieure des BEaux Arts de Paris and is now a London based artist. He exhibits internationally and is widely known in France for his monumental landscapes and large interiors. In 2009 he was awarded the French Grand Prix for landcape painting. www.johnmyers.eu
Guy Noble graduated from the Byam Shaw School of Art and studied in both Spain and Italy. He has exhibited internationally and is now a London based practising artist. He teaches studio based and online fine art short courses at Central Saint Martins. He has exhibited internationally. www.guynoble.com
Oonagh OHagan earned a BA in Textiles and an MA in Fashion: Textiles at Central Saint Martins, where she is now is a Curriculum Leader on the Foundation Diploma course. In addition to teaching, she also works as a design consultant, researching and creating concepts for luxury brands, such as Chanel, Burberry and Louis Vuitton.
Jeanette Osterried studied fashion at The Royal Academy in Antwerp before coming to Central Saint Martins to study Fashion Design Womenswear. She now works as a freelance designer and is an Associate Lecturer on the BA Fashion Design Womenswear at Central Saint Martins.
Chris Ould is an artist and experienced tutor who has worked within the photography department at Central St. Martin’s College for over 15 years. Since graduating from the MA Fine Art programme in 1999, he has continued to make his own work and has taught across a broad range of short courses, BA and Post-Graduate programmes, as well as public and private institutions. He have also worked as a Freelance Lecturer, delivering talks and workshops that address photo-editing skills within the digital print arena to several fashion retouching companies, and has been a reviewer on several books on photography. View his website now: http://chrisouldarchive.com/
Liz Parker is an associate lecturer in sustainable fashion at London College of Fashion as well as other universities in the UK and elsewhere in the world. She is an activist, researcher and project manager in sustainable fashion, specialising in workers' rights in garment supply chains. She has worked for the Clean Clothes Campaign, Fashioning an Ethical Industry, Women Working Worldwide and Ethical Fashion Consultancy amongst many others.
Kiren Passi is a womenswear designer currently working for luxury labels in London and Italy. She has extensive international experience and has spent time working in Paris, India and Bali.
David Preston is a graphic designer and typographer who has a BA in Graphic Design from Central Saint Martins, a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Art & Design from CLTAD, and is currently studying for a PhD in the History of Design. He teaches on both Short Courses and at undergraduate and postgraduate level at CSM and runs his own studio practice, David Preston Studio. Recent clients have included Universal Music, Lund Humphries, Antique Collectors Club and The Good Schools Guide. http://www.davidprestonstudio.com/
Ruth Sykes has a BA (Hons) Graphic Design from Central Saint Martins. She is a co-founder of the REG design studio, which is a London based graphic design consultancy whose clients include, English Heritage, 10 Downing Street, CSV/BBC London and The Victoria & Albert Museum. She is an Associate Lecturer on the BA Graphic Design course at Central Saint Martins.
Jennifer Williams-Baffoe is an international fashion and creative industry business consultant and has worked for many organisations such as The Fashion and Textiles Museum, The British Fashion Council and The British Apparel and Textile Confederation. She is a short course tutor at Central Saint Martins and The London College of Fashion, a consultant for the United Nations on their Ethical Fashion Initiative Project and the author of The British Fashion Councils Designer Manufacturer Handbook.
Vincent Woodcock is an animator, director, character designer and cartoonist that has been teaching at Central Saint Martins since 2003. In addition to directing and animating TV commercials, series and indents for the Cartoon Network, he was the co-director of Disney’s ‘Duck Tales The Movie’ and a sequence director on ‘The Tigger Movie’. He is the author and illustrator or ‘How To Create Crazy Cartoon Characters’ and is currently writing and drawing a comic strip for children called ‘Badgers of Fury!’.