Marina Ignarski is a fine art studio providing hand made fine art and textiles on the Isle of Wight. The textiles include both digital and screen prints taken from paintings, delicate weaves and felting pieces. Marina also creates limited edition paintings working in pastel, watercolour and oil paint.
Marina also teaches a variety of fine art classes in her studio and throughout locations on the Island. She holds professional liability insurance for classes and is also DBS checked.
Please contact Marina to find out more about classes and commissions.
Anglo-American designer Marina Ignarski grew up in the bustling cities of Hong Kong and London. She is both a trained and self taught artist. She studied a foundation in Art and Design at London College of Fashion and the University of the West of England, where she earned a 2:1 degree in Fashion and Textile design. She also has a PGCE in Design and Technology and a Masters in Critical Creative Practice. Inspired by her fashion internship at Anna Sui in New York, Marina set up Marina Ignarski Designs in 2010 which she ran as a textile print company and later an art and textiles studio. She enjoys teaching beginners and all abilities the fine art techniques she has learnt over the years.
- Marina gained industry experience whilst working as a freelance textile designer for Jocasta Bullock Design Studio who’s contacts include Alice and Olivia, Donna Karren and Diane Von Furstingberg. In 2013 Marina exhibited at Indigo trade show in New York showing a collection of over 200 textile prints, under her own brand Marina Ignarski Designs. She has sold her art and textile work at Wolverton Manor Fair, Open Arts and exhibited at local events. She regularly undertakes painting and illustration commissions. Marina’s recent book illustrations include illustrated the star girl reporter series ‘The Day I Met Linda Mcartney’ (E-book) written by Alison Jane Reid. and ‘Grown-ups and Other Strange Creatures’ by Mary Collis. In 2018 She held an interdisciplinary fashion show raising awareness to sustainable fashion. Her next plans for 2020 are to stage a fashion show at the Ventnor Fringe Festival. This is in aid of mental health charity MIND.