Martin Venezky


Friday, October 1, 2010
SAIC Columbus Auditorium, 280 S. Columbus Dr.

Martin Venezky is the principal of Appetite Engineers design firm and an Associate Professor at the California College of the Arts. He uses hand-generated imagery— developed through play, and guided by intuition—to create visually rich experiences. His experimental fonts and typography engage viewers as active participants in the search for meaning. Among his many clients are Blue Note and the Sundance Film Festival. His work has been included in Eye, Emigre, and Graphis, and was the subject of a solo exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He is the author of the critically praised book It is Beautiful... Then Gone.