Christian Lloyd | The Open College of the Arts
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Christian Lloyd

I am OCA’s Director of Learning and Teaching, and a tutor on Graphic Design and Illustration courses.

Previously, I was programme leader for BA (Hons) Visual Communication at OCA (2009–2018), and BA (Hons) Visual Communication at Leeds Arts University (1999–2012). I have also lectured Graphic Arts and Design at Leeds Beckett University (2014–2018) and Contemporary Art and Illustration at the University of Huddersfield (2012–2015). Currently, I am an External Examiner at Birmingham City University and University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Commercially, I have has worked for over twenty years as a freelance graphic designer within education, arts and charity sectors, as well as maintaining a diverse arts practice that has included various playful community arts and performance projects, including Bristow & Lloyd:

I hold a degree in Illustration, an MA in Contemporary Fine Art, and a PGCE in Online and Distance Education.

I continue to make creative work, most recently through painting, which you can see here: