Angela Armstrong

Course Director and Assistant Professor for Fashion

Biography

Angela Armstrong is Programme Director for Fashion at Coventry University. Angela is currently working with collegue Ann Muirhead setting up Future Armour a University Spin Out company.

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Taking on the challenge to establish a recognisable, strong premium workwear brand in the UK, using the latest smart fabrics, cutting edge manufacturing processes and creative pattern cutting, to improve usability, protective characteristics and desirability, thus significantly contributing to preventing injuries and saving lives. Angela is leading research on testing the latest smart fabrics, coatings and trims and their assessment in relation to current health and safety standards, investigating the sustainability of materials and manufacturing processes.

Teaching

Level 3 tutor

Module leader Fashion and Fashion Accessories Levels 1 and 3, including design, garment technology, fashion communication, professional practice

Qualifications

City and Guilds 730 Teaching Certificate, Coventry Technical College

B.A (Hons), Fashion/Textiles, De Montfort University

Certificate, Foundation Art, Coventry University

Research Interests

Fashionable Health and Safety Wear

Refreshed Fashion

Selected Outputs

Armstrong, A.M. (2010) MADE IN FUTURE, A vision of things to come [Group exhibition]. Held Jul 2010 at a Reception at the House of Lords, London, UK

Armstrong, A.M. (2009) Innovative Futures[Group exhibition]. Held Dec 2009 at the Transport Museum, Coventry, UK

Armstrong, A.M. (2009) Made in Future [Group exhibition]. Held Dec 2009 at the Nuova Academia Di Bella Arti, Milan, Italy

Armstrong, A.M. (2007) British Council and Russian Elle Magazine Catwalk Show [Group exhibition]. Held Jun 2007 in St. Petersburgh, Russia

Other Responsibilities

Foundation Art and Design Fashion Pathway Leader

Recruitment responsibilities

Admissions Tutor

Member: CEPAD and CEMAP Research Group

Member: Materials KTN

Coventry University No.1 Modern University No.1 Modern University in the Midlands
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021