Gradwatch 2018: Designer Hannah Kay, Manchester School of Art

Hannah Kay is one of the 10 artists we have picked to feature in our annual Gradwatch showcase; putting the spotlight on art and design graduates who we feel produce outstanding work

Hannah Kay has just graduated from the Textiles in Practice degree course at Manchester School of Art, and is already working on her first pair of commissions. Over the course of her degree she’s focused on kinetic design, producing engaging, playful artworks that caught our attention at the MSA degree show.

Creative Review: How would you describe your work and artistic style?
Hannah Kay: I try to be as fun and experimental with my work as possible. Whether this is through bold colour or challenging how a certain material or process can be used. Keeping my work playful and engaging for the audience is always at the front of my mind when making.

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