Martin Venezky

Designer, Artist, Educator

Martin Venezky is a designer and artist based in San Francisco. He has taught at RISD and CalArts and, for over 25 years, at California College of the Arts in San Francisco, where he is currently a Professor in the Graduate Design Program. His work has been honored by a solo exhibition at SF-MOMA, a monograph published by Princeton Architectural Press, and his induction into the Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI), among others.

Trying, Failing, Evolving

Thursday October 24 | Morning

A Closer Look

Friday October 25 | 3:30 pm | 90 Minutes | Trinity Episcopal Church – Brooks Hall

In this workshop I’ll take some of the case studies I could only touch on during my lecture and present them in more detail. This is a chance to have an open, casual conversation about process within design and across disciplines. Feel free to bring your questions, frustrations and concerns!

More about the speaker

Martin Venezky is a designer and artist based in San Francisco, California. Throughout his career as a graphic designer, Venezky has maintained a deep interest in photographic process and abstraction. For the past several years, he has created new bodies of work in photography and photographic installation.

Venezky has an undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and an MFA in Design from Cranbrook Academy of Art. He has taught at RISD and CalArts and, for over 25 years, at California College of the Arts in San Francisco, where he is currently a Professor in the Graduate Design Program.

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art honored Venezky with a 2001 solo exhibition, and, in 2005, his monograph It Is Beautiful…Then Gone was published by Princeton Architectural Press. In 2015 Venezky was inducted into the esteemed Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI). In 2018, the Letterform Archive acquired an extensive collection of his work, studies, and process for their permanent collection.

Learn more at: www.martinvenezky.com and www.appetiteengineers.com