Beatrice Bless, our Christmas Workshop Co-creator.
Currently Education Officer at Standpoint Studios, letterpress printmaker & designer and Gardening Teacher at St. Paul’s Steiner School, London.
Beatrice first qualified as a Kindergarten Teacher in Switzerland and has been teaching at public schools in Switzerland, Barcelona (Spain) and London (UK). In 2007 she moved to London to follow her further carrier path to study Design Practice at Camberwell College of Arts and Design.
After graduating in 2010 she became part of the team at New North Press letterpress and design studio in East London. She has taught letterpress to BA and MA students at Camberwell College of Arts and Design.
In 2016 she initiated the project In Your Hands, with the aim to pass on traditional craft skills to young people from the local community. The pilot project has been generously supported using public funding by Arts Council England and London Borough of Hackney.
Since the project has continued as a regular education programme at Standpoint Studios, a registered charity comprising 5 large studios providing creative workspace for 10-15 established artists and makers with diverse specialist knowledge and contacts with leading museums and galleries.