Ekta Kaul


Ekta grew up in Delhi. She trained at the National Institute of Design, India’s premier design school, gaining a degree in Fashion and subsequently at the Scottish College of Textiles, Edinburgh where she gained a Masters degree in Textiles. She established her practice in 2008, after winning the Crafts Council’s prestigious business set-up award ‘Next Move’. She was also awarded the Arts Council’s Grant for the Arts in the same year to further develop her creative practice. Ekta works from her studio ‘Livingstone Studio’ at Hampstead, London.

Education
2005-06
 Master of Design in Textile Design, School of Textile and Design, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
1997-01  Graduate in Fashion Design, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India

Selected Awards
2011
 Finalist for Crafted – Walpole and Arts & Business Award
2009  Nominated for Arts Foundation Fellowship 2010
2008  Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England
2007  Crafts Council’s business set up award ‘Next Move’

Selected Exhibitions
2012
 Art In Action, Oxfordshire
2011  Origin, Old Spitalfields Market, London
Only Words, New Brewery Arts, Cirencester
Solo Exhibition, Devon Guild of Craftsmen
2010  Origin, Old Spitalfields Market, London
2009  Made 09, Corn Exchange, Brighton
The Contemporary Craft Fair, Bovey Tracey
Stroud International Textiles Fair, Stroud
An eye for the Detail, Ruthin Craft Centre, Ruthin
Get Fresh, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey

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