Christopher Rainbow


2005-2008 – Institute of Education PGCE in Post Compulsory Education
2002-2004 – Central Saint Martins College MA Communication Design
1996-2009 – Nottingham Trent University BA Fine Art (2:1)

Professional expirience

Teaching: Schools & Colleges

Nottingham Trent University (2009-10) Graphics / Illustration Lecturer
Teaching and assessing BA Graphic Design students
Blake College (2005-10) Graphics / Illustration Tutor
Teaching and assessing Art Foundation students
West Herts College (2005-9) Graphics / Illustration Tutor
Teaching and assessing Art Foundation students
Byam Shaw School of Art (2004-5) Drawing Tutor
Creative drawing sessions for Fine Art Foundation Degree

Clients include:
Blueprint, BBC Collective, Barbican, Lex, Small Town America, Aura, Dust,
Tower Hamlets Health Authority, Careless Talk Costs Lives, Less But Better


Impacts of War Riverside Gallery, Richmond, 2010
The Cave Wall Sings Foundry, London, 2009
The Art of Lost Words (group show) German Gymnasium, London, 2009
Run to the Hills (group show) Maverik Showroom, London, 2008
Uth Unlimited (group show) Cockpit Theatre, London, 2005
Central Saint Martins MACD Show Mall Gallery, London, 2004
Rainbow Drawings Match W1, London, 2002
Gone to the Dogs (group show) Saatchi & Saatchi, London, 2002
Christopher Rainbow/Lisa Selby Secta Studios, Nottingham, 2000
No Rabbits (group show) Hockley Gallery, Nottingham, 2000
The Last Show on Earth (group show) warehouse space, London, 1999
Diamond Geezers (group show) Gallery Fresh, London, 1999


Features, interviews and reviews for Blueprint magazine including:
2009 Osamu Tezuka
2008 Neon Neon / DeLorean
2007 Chris Ware, CJ Lim / W Heath Robinson, Persepolis
2005 David Shrigley, Comica festival
2004 Joe Sacco


2009 Unland - 9 page comic strip on plight of asylum seekers in UK,
published in War anthology by Paper Tiger Comix
2005 Commission for Landscapes anthology (5e Couche, Belgium)