Plymouth College of Art
BA (Hons) Textiles Practices
Tas Carey is a Queer Craftsman who explores themes of identity, mindfulness and trauma through their use of dye, print and embroidery. Carey has passion for touch and texture using their 6 years of stitch work to create fabric that explores the intricacies of human nature. They have an interest in sustainability and storytelling in fashion, and enjoy the technical nature of their work from the chemistry of dyeing to the bible worth of stitches available at their fingertips. Carey creates for most markets but has a soft spot for fashion, and fashion accessories.
Carey has been studying in the art and design sector since 2016; beginning their journey at Yeovil College, honing their drawing and painting abilities, before pursuing their interest in textiles with a Bachelors degree at Arts University Plymouth. While enrolled at Yeovil College Carey worked with the school 'Fiveways' to create accessible cushions for their waiting rooms, along with collaborating with peers to paint a scenic background for their horse riding room. They also presented at their local theatre, where they helped curate an exhibition with their fellow art students. During their studies at Arts University Plymouth, they began to explore the myriad of potential that the textiles industry holds.