Steven Wright known as Steven
B. Des (Fashion Design)
MA Hons (Art History and Curatorship)
Steven has been an educator working in Higher Education in Australia and the UK since 2004 working across Fashion and visual art programs. As Course Leader his main focus in the design and delivery of future focused program of study that gives students the skills, attributes and industry exposure to allow them to flourish.
Steven has run his own label “Corr Blimey” since 2001, along with working in the fashion exhibitions, modelling and event management sector. His work is informed by engagement is design process, sustainability and Human Centered Design. Steven has been asked to speak around the world and has presented through various media outlets including ITV, BBC and the ABC.
2016 – Present: Course Leader (Fashion Design) University of South Wales
2001- Present: Designer, Corr Blimey
2013- 2016: Course coordinator Bachelor of Design (Fashion Design) Canberra Institute of Technology
2013 – 2016: Festival Producer, FASHFEST
2014 – 2016: Fashion Director, HAUS Models
2004 – 2013: Senior Lecturer in Fashion Canberra Institute of Technology
2005-2007: Fashion Editor, LIP Magazine
2002-2007: Costume Designer, Various
2016 (August-November) “Sketching Process”, Tom Skeehan, Contributing Designer
2015 (13 November) “Furnished”, School of Art, Australian National University, Invited guest lecture
2015 (15 October) “Design and Collaboration”, School of Art, Australian National University, Invited guest lecture 2015 (15 July) “Japanese Fashion and Contemporary Art”, School of Critical Enquiry, Australian National University, Canberra. Invited guest lecture
2015 (1 July) “Iris”, Canberra International Film Festival, Invited Key Note Speaker
2015 (15 April) “Multiples and Productions”, School of Art, Australian National University, External Assessor
2015 (20 March) “WHO IS…”, Collaborative Project with Designcraft and Walter Knoll, Project Manager
2014 (5 November) “Dior and I: The connection between Pressure and Innovation”, Canberra International Film Festival, Invited Key Note Speaker
2013 (8 November) “Solving Problems Through Sustainability”, TFIA Industry Magazine, Fabric Contributing author
2013-ongoing “The Fashion Studies Book”, (Routledge, London and New York, in press), Contributing author 2013 (9 June) “How to teach Sustainable Design”, Design Industry of Australia , 5X5 talk series, Canberra, Invited Key note Speaker
2013 (26 April) “Diana Vreeland – Fashion industry Q+A”, National Gallery of Australia, Fashion and Film, Invited Key note Speaker
2012 (31 October): “The connection between fashion and contemporary art”, School of Critical Enquiry, Australian National University, Canberra. Invited guest lecture.
2012 (18 July): “Commune” Sustainability Conference, School of Fashion and Textiles, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Melbourne. Workshop leader and key note speaker. Conferences
2012 (9 August): “Designing Australian Fashion Futures”, Australian Fashion Research Network Forum, National Library of Australia, Canberra. Editorial Assistant and Master of Ceremonies.
2011 (19-26 June): “Creative Sustainability”, German government sustainable design conference. German Federal Government-sponsored Australian representative.
Exhibitions and events
2017:Cardiff Fashion Week. Producer
2016:Cardiff Fashion Week. Producer
2015: Design Canberra: Design Hub. Producer.
2014: Design Canberra: Design Hub. Producer.
2014: National Portrait Gallery: Winter Festival – Fire and Ice. Fashion Coordinator.
2012: Fashionably Early: Designing Australian Fashion Futures. Gallery of Australian Design, Canberra. Producer.
2010: National Botanic Gardens 40th Birthday Garden Party, National Botanic Gardens, Canberra. Fashion Parade Project Manager.
2009: Constructing Identity Exhibition and Event, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra. Collaborative curator and Project Manager.
2008: VIVID National Photography Festival, National Archives of Australia, Canberra. Collaborative curator and event manager.
2006: Forecast, Experimental Fashion and Dance event, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Production Manager.
2015 – 2016: QIC – Canberra Centre, Style Consultant
2014: Design Institute of Australia (ACT) Fashion Consultant
2009-2016: Steven Wright Consultancy (Fashion SME consultancy)
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