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Brian Reed

Course Leader

Department of Art and Music

Brian Reed, Course Leader, Illustration


Brian has a design/illustration background of 20 years’ experience in the clothing industry, producing illustrative designs for urban wear clothing ranges both for in-house collections and third party clients. Roles included correlation of design packs to order sheets, overseeing production of factory size and colour sample to the final production. Brian was responsible for the promotional materials for the company across printed and web.

Alongside his design practice Brian produces artworks that either utilise his collection of discarded personal media or explore text as image. He has exhibited nationally and internationally with works placed in a number of public and private collections.

Further information

Brian's industry experience includes freelance graphic design, curator of design/art exhibitions, and producer of artwork related in typography/signage and found personal media.

Taught courses

BA (Hons) Illustration

Turn the art of your imagination into crafted illustrations and build your portfolio using dedicated multi-media facilities and art studios.