We’ve been introducing you to the other illustrators who art part of Studio Clowder. Today it’s Chris Venter’s turn.
Chris Venter, born on November the second 1986, is a South African children’s book illustrator living and working in Cape Town, South Africa.
In 2008 Chris obtained his BTech degree (Cum Laude) from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. In his final year, he received the Merit Award. During his studies, he was mentored by the renowned children’s book illustrator, Piet Grobler.
In 2009 Chris started illustrating for books and magazines. Since then he has been the recipient of a number of national and international awards for his illustration work, including 5 ATKV Woordveertjies Awards.
Since 2009 Chris has illustrated more than one hundred children’s books and educational books. Currently, he also works as a part-time lecturer of illustration and drawing at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
Go have a look at his beautifully intricate creations here.
Studio Clowder’s first group exhibition, titled Nocturnal Meanderings, opens on 6 July at Youngblood Gallery in Cape Town. Click here for more information.