Staff Profiles: Georgina Hounsome

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Staff Profile: Georgina Hounsome
Lecturer in Illustration

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Georgina Hounsome

Lecturer in Illustration

Art and Design

My practice is based within printmaking and illustration and I currently work as a freelance illustrator and designer alongside my teaching. My focus is on self publishing and narrative storytelling.

Telephone: +44 (0)1242 714981 Email: ghounsome@glos.ac.uk

Biography

My practice is based within printmaking and illustration. I currently work as a freelance illustrator alongside my teaching. My teaching interests lie in professional practice and sequence and storytelling. I run a small design and print business in Bristol called Pirrip Press. In 2014 we opened 'Long Weekend' a small shop in the centre of Bristol. I also teach on the MA Authorial Illustration course at Falmouth University.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
MA Authorial Illustration Falmouth University 2009
PGCE PCET Teacher Training FE UWE 2007
BA (Hons) Illustration Bath Spa University 2002

Awards

Student led teaching awards, University of Gloucestershire: Most innovative and creative teaching methods, 2016

Teaching and research

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

External responsibilities

Professional positions

Member Director of Spike Island Printmakers (July 2016)