Fintan Mulholland

Technician - Knit


School

Belfast School of Art

Location

Belfast BT15 1ED

Overview

Fintan Mulholland studied at Belfast School of Art, Ulster University and graduated with a first-class honour in 2014 and then completed a master's with distinction in Fashion Knitwear Design at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) in 2015. At NTU Fintan received a Paul Smith Scholarship to study Fashion and Design at Bunka University in Tokyo. His MA knitwear collection received awards including the Institute of Designers in Ireland Emerging Fashion Designer Award.

Fintan designs and produces uniquely constructed luxurious knitwear under his eponymous label at his studio based in Co. Monaghan. He has participated in Brown Thomas Create 2016 and 2018. Fintan also received Best Start-Up Business as Part of Irelands Best Young Entrepreneur 2019 and has recently received the Institute of Designers Ireland Award for Fashion 2021.

Fintan is a part time knitwear technician on the Textile Art, Design and Fashion degree course. He has previously taught part time on the Foundation degree course and BA Textile Art, Design and Fashion degree course at Belfast School of Art, Ulster University.