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
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)
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
Period of Employment: 2006 – 2011
Co-founder and graphic designer/illustrator
Graphic Design and Illustration
Book design and layout of various documents including brochures, manuals and all manner of
Conceptualizing brand strategies for clients. Originating brands and Logos to fit client’s target
audience / LSM
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
Period of Study: 1996-1997
Subjects: Two and Three Dimensional Design Computer Graphics Business English
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
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