Zowie Broach

Academic

Graduating from Plymouth in Fine Art and Middlesex with a degree in Fashion Textiles, Broach went onto being a fashion educator at Westminster University, teaching at both BA and Master’s level, as well as Parsons The New School for Design in New York, SIAC in Chicago, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, and the Royal College of Art where she is currently head of fashion.

During 2009 and 2011 she was designer-in-residence at London College of Fashion and most recently as Senior Researcher in Creative Practice. Along with Brian Kirkby, she founded avant-garde studio Boudicca in 1997 that first presented collections in London and New York, and became the first independent British fashion house to be invited as a guest member of the prestigious Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture in 2007.  

In 2012, they exhibited in Fashioning the Object at the Art Institute of Chicago and collaborated with filmmaker Mike Figgis at the Royal Opera House which lead to a solo show in London, where a new body of digital work was presented from the notable fellowship program at the Stanley Picker Gallery at Kingston University.

Graduating from Plymouth in Fine Art and Middlesex with a degree in Fashion Textiles, Broach went onto being a fashion educator at Westminster University, teaching at both BA and Master’s level, as well as Parsons The New School for Design in New York, SIAC in Chicago, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, and the Royal College of Art where she is currently head of fashion.

During 2009 and 2011 she was designer-in-residence at London College of Fashion and most recently as Senior Researcher in Creative Practice. Along with Brian Kirkby, she founded avant-garde studio Boudicca in 1997 that first presented collections in London and New York, and became the first independent British fashion house to be invited as a guest member of the prestigious Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture in 2007.  

In 2012, they exhibited in Fashioning the Object at the Art Institute of Chicago and collaborated with filmmaker Mike Figgis at the Royal Opera House which lead to a solo show in London, where a new body of digital work was presented from the notable fellowship program at the Stanley Picker Gallery at Kingston University.