Hazel Pitt is an analogue collage artist and an experienced teacher of graphic design in Further and Higher Education. With a Masters Degree in the area of Art and Psychology, she delivers collage courses which combine her passion for this medium with her knowledge of the mind.
Her classes focus on the medium of collage as a pure art form, whilst also celebrating its obvious therapeutic qualities. She delivers Collage Workshops for Wellbeing both online and within the community and is a member of Birmingham Collage Collective.
Hazel’s industrial experience includes working as a freelance graphic designer within the music industry during the 1980’s and 90’s, working for Polydor Records and Universal Studios.
She produced album sleeves for The Wonderstuff (HUP, Never Loved Elvis and The Eight Legged Groove Machine) along with designs for fan club merchandise, stage sets and major music press releases.
Her choice of medium in the creation of record sleeve designs and supporting promotional material, was hand generated collage.