Ella Shiraz (She/Her They/Them) is a multidisciplinary textiles artist, knitwear designer and dancer. They are a Graduate MA Fashion at the Royal College of Arts. Previously, Ella studied BA Fashion Knitwear Design and Knitted Textiles at Nottingham Trent University. Their work explores identity as a queer, black woman, utilising movement as a research tool and textiles craft as a medium of expression.
Ella's work has been showcased at: 'Entrée: WIP 2023' at Royal College of Arts (London, 2023); 'Yohaku: empty space - 34th international exchange' at Kyoto City University of Arts ( Kyoto, 2022); 'J'evlève'' Fashion Show (Kyoto, 2022); Graduate Fashion week (London,2021); and SPINEXPO (Shanghai, 2019) . Within the fashion industry, Ella has experience as a: Freelance designing and manufacturing; creative assistant at LYL Official, and swatch design assistant at Sophie Steller Studios. Ella is a recipient of the RCA Studentship Scholarship.