Lucille Junkere is an artist, educator and textiles researcher specializing in plant colors and embroidery. Recent research focuses on the legacy of colonialism on African Caribbean textile history exploring the idea of reconnections. In November 2020, Lucille completed a Leverhulme Fellowship exploring Jamaica’s colonial indigo plantations.  In April 2017, Lucille completed a Winston Churchill Fellowship to study indigo dyeing and pattern making amongst Yorùbá artisans in Nigeria, building on her work as Artist in Residence at the William Morris Gallery London.