With just days left to add the finishing touches to their degree shows, The List meets up with ten of this year’s graduates from Glasgow School of Art and Edinburgh College of Art.

Words: Helen Monaghan Photographs: Alan Dimmick

16 THE LIST 7—21 Jun 2001

Amy Moncnefi b

Born Shetland

Course Printed and Knitted Textiles

Why Glasgow School of Art? ‘l‘ve always wanted to come to Glasgow and I knew about the reputation of the art school.‘ Degree Show Proving that there‘s more to knitwear than Fair Isle jumpers. Moncriel‘l“s new designs are based on where she comes from. ‘lt’s very much a response to my upbringing and my childhood and eyerything that I‘ve been surrounded by in my home lil‘e.‘ she says. ‘I still keep the traditions but I take a more modern and contemporary approach to the designs.‘

Influences Nature. childhood drawings. her dad‘s pottery business and poetry.

Future Prospects Moncriel‘t‘ has been offered a place at the Royal College ot‘Art in London to do an MA in Constructed Textiles. Glasgow School ofArt: J. 1). Kelly Building. Hill Street

Amy Moncriefl has a fresh

take on