Ruth Nichols-Pike

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Originally from Canterbury, Kent, I am currently living in Edinburgh and graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 2021 with an MA in Illustration, after receiving an Andrew Grant Postgraduate Scholarship. 

I previously graduated from ECA in 2019 with a First Class BA (Hons) in Performance Costume, having always loved garment and textile design. I am especially inspired by nature, Medieval artworks, Surrealism and mythological/folkloric themes. 

My work has since taken a more illustrative route and I am currently working primarily with lino print, exploring ways to combine the printmaking process with textile design and techniques. This includes repeat print design for digital fabric printing as well as lino print directly onto fabric, in combination with embroidery and other hand-embellishments. For more details of projects and images of my current work, please take a look through the 'Projects' pages.


If you'd like to get in touch concerning artwork/commissions, please visit the 'Contact' page and I would love to hear from you!