Jasper Fearnley is a designer, stylist, photographer and filmmaker who grew up in a ceramics studio in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. From an early age she practiced Visual Arts, exploring oil painting, drawing, ceramics, screen printing and sculpture. A trip to the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, in 2007, opened a whole new world, particularly when faced with the vast collection of historic clothing and from here her direction lead towards fashion design.
Jasper graduated a Bachelor of Fashion (Design/Honours) at RMIT in 2017 after showcasing her graduate collection 'Life Hangs by a Thread' on the runway of Melbourne Fashion Week. Jasper wishes to navigate her way through the design world by focusing on sustainable and ethical practices, whilst also pursuing a love of creative direction, film making and photography.
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Awarded Runner Up for the Student Designer Award at MFW, 2017.
Short film 'Colour Me In' Shortlisted for ASVOFF, 2017.
Awarded the 'Veolia Mulwaree Creative Arts Scholarship, 2016.
HSC Visual Arts Major Work 'Captured' nominated for inlcusion in ARTEXPRESS 2014. Accepted for display at Hazlehurst Regional Gallery, Maitland Regional Art Gallery and Goulburn Regional Art Gallery.
HSC Design and Technology Major Work 'Creatures of the Deep' nominated for inclusion in the DesignTECH 2014 exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney.