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Liz Christy, Textile Design/Handweaver
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Crafts Council of Ireland
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Liz Christy, Education Profile
What subjects did you take in school and how have these influenced your career path?
English, very necessary in how I represent myself
Irish, wish it was better and I would use it in my business marketing
Maths, oh so important in so many ways from yarn calculations to understanding numeric’s in business
Art, very influential in career path. Introduced to Impressionism and Monet who is a major inspiration in my current work and marketing mix
History, influenced how I relate to current affairs
Home Economics, vital in developing my needlecraft skills which is an important aspect of my business
Biology, well I do enjoy gardening as a hobby and my husband is a student psychiatric nurse so a knowledge of biology has come in useful over the years
What is your education to date?
Group, Inter & Leaving Cert
NCEA Certificate In Visual Education – Foundation Art & Design
NCEA National Diploma in Textile Design – Woven Textiles with Distinction
AnCo Self Employment as a Career
What aspects of your education have proven most important for your job?
Project based - developed ability to work individually and achieve targets and goals.
Design – this is an important element in my work.
Have you undertaken, or do you plan to undertake any further training as part of your job?
Very basic computers course before first computer purchase.
Monaghan County Enterprise Board business skills course
Completed training with Fáilte Ireland Tourism Learning Network
Completed a Leader funded website and internet skills course
Completed a basic Leader funded Web2.0 skills course
Embarking on stage two of the Leader funded Web2.0 skills course with a view to attaining digital media skills to market and develop online aspect of business
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