Jilli Blackwood is a globally celebrated textile artist and designer who brings her unique Slash and Show style to the worlds of art and fashion.

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Victoria & Albert Museum
London, UK

The National Museum Scotland
Edinburgh, UK

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Glasgow, UK

Embroiderers’ Guild,
Hampton Court Palace, London, UK

Aberdeen Art Gallery,
Aberdeen, UK


“Millennium Kilt No.5”
Fairmont Hotel, St Andrews, UK

United States Government,
United States Consulate, Edinburgh, UK

St Andrew’s House,
Scottish Government, Edinburgh, UK

West of Scotland Cancer Centre,
The Beatson Gartnavel, Glasgow, UK

South & East Belfast Healthcare Centre
Belfast, UK

The Homeopathic Hospital,
Glasgow, UK


Bangalore, India

The Celtic Opus Book
Kraken Publishing London, UK

Collection of Standard Life Aberdeen plc,

The Peak Group,
Aberdeen, UK

British Telecom Headquarters,
Edinburgh, UK


‘Slash And Show’ issue 72, 2016

‘The Realities of Being a Designer’ issue 70, 2016

Sunday Herald Life
‘Well Plaid’16th November, 2014

Sunday Herald
‘Unveiled: the woman who will design Scotland’s Commonwealth Games
parade costumes’, 21st July 2013

Glasgow Herald
‘Stylish Living’ Magazine, June 2012

Scotland on Sunday
‘Spectrum’ Magazine’, 27th May 2012

Craft Arts International
‘Threads of Emancipation’ Nov/Dec 2011

‘Weaving the National Identity’ May/June 2011

The Glasgow Herald
‘Scottish Artist at the Saatchi Gallery’, 17th May 2010

The Sunday Times
Ecosse, 14th February 2010

Surface Design
‘The Girl In The Hat’ Summer 07, USA

Elle Decoration
France, April 2007 L’Ecosse Cote’ Ouest

Stern Magazine
July 05 ‘About Glasgow’

Television & Radio

ABC Breakfast Television

BBC News 24
Commonwealth Games

STV Evening News
Commonwealth Games

BBC 2 ‘Scotland 2014’
Commonwealth Games

The Culture Studio Live
BBC Radio Scotland with Sanjeev Kholi

Flag Handover Ceremony Commonwealth Games

STV ‘Made in Scotland’
Design of The Michie Tartan

BBC Radio Scotland
‘The Radio Café’ Mackintosh CAT Exhibition

Private Collections

Work held in the United States of America, United Kingdom, Spain, Japan and Australia


“Colour Theory”
CAA London, UK

“Present and Collect”
CAA London, UK

“New Admissions”
CAA London, UK

“Naked Craft”
touring exhibition, Canada/Scotland

“New Acquisitions’”
National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh Festival Exhibition

The Long Beach Island
Foundation of Arts and Sciences, USA

Chicago, USA

“The Force of Memory”,
The Compass Gallery, Glasgow Touring UK

“Men in Skirts”,
Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK

The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, USA

“To Boldly Sew”
Textiles for the C21st, McManus Galleries, Dundee, UK

Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

“Satellites of Fashion”,
Craft Council & The British Council International Tour

“Meet Your Maker”,
National Museum Scotland, Edinburgh, Artist-in-Residence, tour UK

Clare Henry’s Critic’s Choice,
The Cooling Gallery, London, UK

Visual Arts Scotland,
RSA, The Mound, Edinburgh, UK

“The Art”
Benjamin Rhodes Gallery, London, UK

“The Cutting Edge”,
The Best of Scottish Contemporary Craft, National Museums Scotland, UK

Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK

Solo Exhibitions

Julies Artisans’ Gallery,
New York, USA

Private Exhibition,
Los Angeles, USA

“The Joy of Living”
Collins Gallery Strathclyde University & UK Tour

The Hub, Castlehill,
Edinburgh, UK

Running Ridge Gallery,
Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

The Gatehouse Gallery,
Glasgow, UK

The Craft Council Shop
at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK

Textile Biennale Stroud
Gloucestershire, UK

Design Projects

Heathrow Airport Tartan Design for promotional celebration of Scotland, UK

Commonwealth Games, Scotland
Design of the Parade Uniforms for The Scottish Team Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Glasgow, UK

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA),
The Athletes’ Village, 2014 Commonwealth Games, UK

Glasgow Life,
Director of Costume, The Flag Handover Ceremony, Commonwealth Games, Delhi, India

STV Productions, programme
“Made in Scotland”, UK

Vodka, UK