Amy Scragg, Art and Photography Technician

Amy will be supporting the learning in the art, design and photography classrooms, preparing the equipment and materials for teaching and providing technical support to students.

What is your background in education?

I am a Practicing Textile Artist and have been selling my own artwork for the past 3 years. I have previously completed a teaching qualification, a degree in Textile Design, an Art Foundation and A-levels in Art and Textiles.

What inspired you to pursue a career in education?

I have always been encouraged to study subjects that I enjoy, so that is why I have pursued my passion for creativity, art, textiles and photography.

What will your new role involve?

My role will include supporting the learning in the art, design and photography classrooms, preparing the equipment and materials for teaching and providing technical support to students.

Why do you think Cornwall needs Callywith College?

I think this college will be a great asset to Bodmin and bring the outstanding qualities of Truro College to North Cornwall.

What about working with Callywith College are you looking forward to the most?

Being in a job where creativity, problem solving and artistic exploration is a massive part of the everyday.

What one thing about you might surprise people?

I like to surf.

When you’re not working, what is your favourite thing to do?

Creating artwork inspired by the Cornish Coast and being by or in the sea.