Courtney Lockemer is an artist and designer who works in fashion, textiles, photography, video, and performance. She is the founder and creative lead of Sunday Shift, a line of clothing and accessories designed and handmade in Durham, North Carolina from sustainable textiles, low-impact dyes, and vintage materials. Courtney is particularly interested in using locally-available materials, both reclaimed and locally grown/produced. She is in the process of creating a natural dye garden at her home in Durham.
Courtney was a 2015 and 2016 fellow with Launch, a selective program for creative entrepreneurs offered through Visual Art Exchange in Raleigh, NC. Prior to settling in North Carolina a few years ago, Courtney lived in New York City and Boston. She has a Master of Fine Arts from Massachusetts College of Art and Design and a bachelor’s degree in English and a certificate in Visual Art from Princeton University.