John Earnshaw

Years attended: 2017

Discipline: Fashion

John Earnshaw is a practicing fashion designer and image maker based in Manchester, a place which has proved to inspire his work and thought process. John is Pathway Leader of Fashion Design & Technology: Womenswear at the Manchester Fashion Institute and is a founder of the Portrait Youth project exhibited at DM17.

John’s approach to image making through fashion, documentary photography and collage explores themes of identity, narrative and memory. He has exhibited work internationally in Tokyo, Beijing, Sao Paulo, London and Manchester.