Kayley Holderness - Clay 7 - 12s
Kayley started at IAF in May 2014. She teaches Clay.
Receiving her formal education between 2005 and 2009, Kayley trained as a Ceramic Designer at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London. Kayley received Highly Commended status and was a Finalist for two design competitions whilst at university, but most notably was awarded the Silvie Nisbet Scholarship.
Now in her eighth year of running the successful and independent Islington Pottery Workshops at Islington Arts Factory, Kayley spends many hours in the week teaching, with a regular programme of group workshops and private tuition sessions.
Kayley is a Trustee of the Society of Designer Craftsmen, having been involved with the Society since 2009. In her current role, Kayley is working with the Society's Council and Volunteer Teams to build the profile of the Society and promote high standards of British craftsmanship.
Tess Williams - MakeArt 7 - 12s
Tess started at IAF in September 2019. She teaches MakeArt
Tess Williams is a process based abstract painter who incorporates the use of collage, textiles and installation within her work. Her paintings are materially rooted in the details of urban landscapes, and explore the physical deconstruction and reconfiguration of the traditional canvas.
Tess graduated from her Masters at Central Saint Martins in 2015, and has since exhibited widely across the UK and Europe. She grew up locally to the Islington Arts Factory, and has her studio at The Bomb Factory Art Foundation in Archway.