Silvia Sacrestano

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I am an Italian fashion print designer graduated from Central Saint Martins in year 2000. Since then I have been working as a freelance artist for fashion, community projects, museums, academic schools as:

  • fashion textile print designer
  • screen print designer
  • carnival costume artist 
  • felt making &clothes making
  • pattern cutter
  • cushion & curtains making
  • CAD embroidery & applique
  • art & craft for the well-being
  • family healthy eating club combined with art

I’m a creative, young spirit person, full of energy looking for exciting projects to share and to work in collaboration with other creative minds and students. I am organized, patient, with lots of artistic skills and looking for challenges. I am specialised in working with children, families & adults.  I’m based in central london, I am interested in helping the community by sharing my knowledge and enthusiasm, sharing artistic tools of self-expression, trying to involve with my passion others, to inspire and to be inspired. By participating to my workshops you will feel energetic, have fun, be creative, explore visual imagination, and be experimental and innovative with a unique artistic approach.

Interests

Travel is a main passion that has seen me visit many parts of the world. This has further enhanced my desire to build relationships with people of different backgrounds and cultures. I am also interested in alternative therapies and food gardening, I have an allotment part of an awarded community project.

Exhibitions

Recently I have been working on up-cycling clothes with origami effects displayed at the Richmond museum, paper origami dress and accessories displayed at the creative space. Costumes and masks, floats decorations for carnival parades, used in the night Thames festival; Southwark youth festival; Notting Hill carnival; Luton festival; Liverpool festival and Oxford festival.

Recent events

http://www.museumofrichmond.com/gallery/make-do-and-mend-valentines-event-with-racc/

Website / Link to other Work