Chris Ratcliffe is a graphic designer and fine-artist and a graduate of Camberwell College of Art and University of Brighton. He is a founding member of Garudio Studiage, a collective that produces a range of witty, fun products inspired by the things they love including animals, maps and their homeland of Peckham, London. As well as products, the collective have worked with clients such as the V&A, Southwark Council and the Southbank Centre to create interactive events, exhibitions and permanent artworks.
Ratcliffe works across a range of disciplines including graphic design, fashion promotion, publishing and advertising for clients such as Paul Smith, Red Bull, Jamie Oliver and Penguin. He has exhibited nationally and internationally, including a two-person show at the ICA in London.
He has taught extensively from Foundation to MA level at many institutions including Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and Camberwell College of Art. He teaches across both years 2 and 3 with a focus on imaging and illustration.
Photography by: Jake Lewis, BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion & Imaging, UCA Epsom. http://www.jakelewis.cc/