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Our People - Jill Burke

Jill Burke

Design

Location:
Dublin Main Campus
Biography

An NCAD graduate who studied textiles and specialized in Embroidery for her degree, she moved to Brighton to train with Larch Rose , a highly creative fashion and textile studio who were dedicated to producing innovative and directional work for the fashion industry. While in Brighton she also trained with Jenny King  master embroiderer and while with her worked extensively over the years on the production of luxury labels. Upon moving back  to her native Dublin in 2014 Jill has since launched her own label.  She won “Irish Designer of the year 2015” at the Irish Innovation awards in Galway and also won  the “Ones to Watch” category at Kerry Fashion Week 2015.  Jill also featured in 2015 Brown Thomas ‘Irish Designers Create’ and again in 2016. She also Showed at London Fashion Week as part of the Irish designer group  ID2015 “UNFOLD” as part of in the ICA London. She has also continued to worked on many collaborative and free-lance projects.