Kirste McCool Kirste McCool
Course Leader FDA Photography, BA(Hons) Creative Media Practice


Specialist Areas of Delivery: Fashion, Editorial & Advertising Photography, Studio Photography, Location, InDesign, Photoshop, Narrative, Alternative Processes – Cyanotype, Platinum, Salt Printing, Anthotypes. Editing, Writing, Publishing


Kirste McCool has a BA (Hons) in Photography, Media and Society and an MA in Fine Art (Photography). Additionally she has a Post Graduate Diploma in Creative Writing. For several years Kirste was the Editor of a monthly magazine, writing and commissioning features from artists and makers from the UK and Europe.


She has produced photographic work for advertising, magazine covers and written articles for various publications.


Her creative writing has been published by the UWE and she is a consultant script editor for a major animation/film company.


She was longlisted by Mslexia magazine for her memoir in 2015.


Her sculptural work is featured in Askei Kataske – and her work is currently under commission.


Recent Professional Links

The Women’s History Association of Ireland, Association of Photographers, Royal Photographic Society -  consultant, James Leighton Burns, Andy Earl, Malcolm Glover, FrontRow Fashion, Valtech, Sussex Police, Worth Services, Victim Support, Heather Angel, Richard Grange.



The Women’s History Association of Ireland – 100th Anniversary Conference Cumann na mBan


“Re-reading visual representation of Constance Markievicz”


University of West England – Shorts


MA show Brighton University


BA Show Brick Lane



Email: kirste.mccool@gbmc.ac.uk