Curriculum Vitae

Education                                 Glasgow School of Art ( 1984 - 1988 )

                                                B.A Hons Printed & Knitted Textile Design

                                                Herriot Watt University, Galasheils.  ( 1990 )

                                                M.A Printed & Knitted Textile Design

Awards & Prizes                        Haldane Prize Graduation Glasgow School of Art

                                               Scottish Cashmere Award - 1988

                                               New Designers Award 1988  1990

                                               Elle Magazine Fashion Textile Award 1990

                                               Scottish Arts Council 1994

                                               New Generation 1997 - 1999 London Fashion Week

                                               Scottish Design Awards 2000. Best Product Design

Freelance & Consultancy           Yellow Pencil Company


                                               Taiwan Textile Federation

                                               Nigel French

                                               Paul Smith

                                               Dunhill International

                                               Ermenegildo Zegna

                                               Donna Karen

                                               Ralph Lauren

                                               Calvin Klein

                                               Australian Wool Board

                                               Marks & Spencer

                                               Azzedine Alia

                                               Betty Jackson




                                               Jean Muir

                                               Anne Klein

                                               Emporio Armani

Exhibitions & Press                    New Designers


                                               British Council

                                               ‘Producing the Goods’ Glasgow & New York.

                                               ‘Personal Space’ - The British Council

                                               100% Design

                                               London Fashion Week 1996 - 2005 Knitwear & Accessories

                                               Premier Classe Paris 2000 - 2002

                                               Designers & Agents Los Angeles 2001-2003

                                               ‘Awaken’ Glasgow School of Art 2009 Exhibition & Publication

                                               Glasgow Herald

                                               Scotland on Sunday

                                               You Magazine

                                               German Elle

                                               Craft Magazine

                                               Knitwear in Fashion Sandy Black Thames & Hudson

Business Activities                     !996 -2005

                                                First collection of knitted accessories shown at London Fashion

                                                Week in 1996 winning the New Generation Award &

                                                Sponsorship. Since ’96 the company has designed and

                                                manufactured new collections each season. The

                                                alangallacher collection has been exported to 15 countries and

                                                has been stocked in over 90 of the worlds finest boutiques

                                                and department stores.


                                                See stockist list.                                              

Lecturing & Academic

Research                                 Royal College of Art 2004 - Present

                                               Visiting Lecturer in Knitted Textiles & Fashion Knitwear

                                               University of Dundee 2008 - 2011

                                               Lecturer in Printed & Knitted Textiles

                                               Glasgow School of Art 2004 - 2010

                                               Academic Research Fellow

                                               Glasgow School of Art 1992 - 2004

                                               Lecturer in Printed & Knitted Textiles

                                               Edinburgh College of Art 1996 - 1998

                                               Lecturer in Printed Textiles

                                               Grays School of Art 1996 - 1998

                                               Lecturer in surface Decoration

Referees                                  For referee contact details please contact Alan Gallacher