Vanda Campell is an artist-maker and teacher, whose practice challenges the received view of found objects and materials. After completing her BA(Hons) in Fine Art, she graduated with an MA in Applied Arts achieving a distinction. Her work is featured in Mary Schoeser’s book Textiles: The Art of Mankind (Thames and Hudson). Selected exhibitions include 10 Days at Winchester Cathedral (award winner), Draw The Line at Surface Gallery, Pinpoint at Great Missenden Gallery, and 53°North at the New Schoolhouse Gallery, York. Vanda is a part-time lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire on the BA(Hons) Contemporary Design Crafts course, and alongside her art practice, teaches extensively at her studio in Essex, as well as providing short courses and workshops for art societies and textile groups nationwide.