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Corne Venter :: CV

Corné Venter CV

Graphic designer, artist and teacher who is passionate about growing and sharing his expertise.

Strong arts and design professional with a Bachelor’s Degree focused in Fine/Studio Arts, from

Tshwane University of Technology. Currently enrolled as a Masters student at University of

Johannesburg FADA.

WORK EXPERIENCE

As a designer I’ve had the opportunity to work on some very creative briefs, these include a diverse

array of clients, from illustrations and layout for the education sector to conceptualization and

execution for the fashion industry. I specialise in print design and I am fluent in the Adobe suite of

design programs (Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign) I am also well versed in working in both a

Mac and PC environment.

JUNIOR LECTURER AT VAAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

Period of Employment: May 2013 - December 2014

January 2016 - May 2017, February 2018 - May 2018 (temporary position)

SUBJECTS TAUGHT:

Drawing: Second and Third year

Communication design and techniques: First, second and third year modules

Advertising and Marketing: Third year

History of Design: First year, Second year, Third year

FAD

Period of Employment: 2006 - 2011

Co-founder and graphic designer/illustrator

EXPERIENCE:

Graphic Design and Illustration

Book design and layout of various documents including brochures, manuals and all manner of

documents.

Conceptualizing brand strategies for clients. Originating brands and Logos to fit client’s target

audience / LSM

EDUCATION

MAVA / UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG, FADA

BTECH FA / TECHNIKON PRETORIA NSC FINE ARTS/ VANDERBIJLPARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Period of Study: 1998-2002

Subjects: Life Drawing II & III

Painting II & III

Fine Art Drawing II & III

Printmaking II & III

Art Theory II & III

Computer Graphics II & III

Communications II & III

Degree Subjects: Art Theory IV

Painting IV

Period of Study: 1996-1997

Subjects: Two and Three Dimensional Design Computer Graphics Business English

Sake Afrikaans

SPECIAL PROJECTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

External Moderator NWU 2020: Illustration Professional practice

Clive Rundle at Johannesburg Fashion Week:

Conceptualised, designed and hand printed Summer 2012 fabrics.

Fabrics were shown at JHB Fashion week and featured in several local and international fashion publications.

Clive Rundle Winter 2012:

Conceptualised, designed and hand printed Winter 2012 fabrics for Clive Rundle prét-a-porter range.

Clive Rundle Summer 2013:

Conceptualised, designed and hand printed Summer 2013 fabrics for Clive Rundle.

Fabrics were shown at JHB Fashion week and in Belgium.

A&M Hotel Couture:

Fashion illustrations for the hotel and leisure sector in Dubai. Drawings included designs for Burj al Arab and various other international hotel and leisure destinations

Marc Glass:

Ongoing fashion illustrations for the hotel and leisure sector in South Africa. Drawings included designs for Time Square casino in Pretoria and various other international hotel and leisure destinations

Young Designers SABC3 (2010)

Guest judge on television programme aimed at developing young design talent.

Henry Mylne : Vaselinetjie (2010)

Illustrated backdrop projections for Vaselinetjie, which toured the country.

Selected fine art exhibitions:

2001- 6 Artists Exhibition - @ Lounge Maximus, Hazeldene

2001, 2004 - SASOL New Signatures, official selection- Pretoria Art Museum

2003 Suburban Mythologies, Minds - i Gallery, Brooklyn

2005 FLY - urban artists’ collective, Arcadia

2021 Red Right Hand , Pretoria.

Currently enrolled as Master’s student

Thesis: Palimpsest as a visual language for engaging with memories of trauma.

Supervisor: Prof. D. M. Paton

CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIUMS

2021: Making and Interpreting Art Conference, also exhibited online at the moving cube

2021: The October school online Symposium

2021: UJ Postgraduate Student Research Poster Conference