Personal profile

Overview

Rich is a Senior Lecturer and Level 5 Year Group Leader on the Graphic Design BA (Hons) programme. 

His professional background is working as an Art Director in the advertising industry, where he has worked on accounts that include Fosters Lager, The Guardian and Pizza Express. He also side-hustles as a designer for the music industry, and has worked for some of the world's biggest labels including Universal, Virgin-EMI, SONY Entertainment and Mercury. 

Rich has a passion for creating work that creates an emotional connection with its audience. His personal work explores some of the predicaments and complexities of life in the 21st century, and most recently he held a major exhibition in association with UH Arts exploring the impacts of social media on mental health, environment and privacy. The exhibition included a full-scale car wreck and sixteen of the 'world's biggest' selfies. 

He has also performed as a drummer with international artists including Florence and the Machine and Paul Weller.