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Chris Venables

Senior Lecturer

Department of Art and Music

Chris Venables, Senior Lecturer


Chris is a Senior Lecturer in Visual Communication, delivering on the BA Graphic Design and MA Visual Communication Courses. He has an MA in Visual Communication, is a Fellow of the RSA (The Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), and a member of The Society of Experiential Graphic Design.

Chris has over 25 years' industry experience in all areas of graphic design, including creative art directing, package design, moving image and exhibition design, along with wayfinding.

He has exhibited artwork in several galleries including a recent exhibition in Vilnius (Literatu Street) and online galleries such as The New Post-literate Gallery, and has been a panel member/judge at the Fete de l’anim 2017 in Lille.

Further information

Chris is also an independent designer based in Bath creating and delivering visual/corporate identities, complete publications and integrated campaigns, brochures, exhibition design, point of sale, photography, illustration and web design, for clients both national and international.

Chris' clients have included Marks and Spencer, Virgin, Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Heineken and Glastonbury Ales.

He has also worked in Spain for two years mainly on packaging projects.

Taught courses

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Carve out your career in design across print and digital platforms. Solent gives you freedom to explore your craft in dedicated design studios.

MA Visual Communication

Do you have an eye for design? Would you like to help influence the future of visual communications? Our MA Visual Communication degree is ideal for creatives keen to refine their practice, working as part of an interdisciplinary group of students.