Christopher Darling is an illustrator, researcher, and educator based in Cleveland, Ohio. He received an MFA in Illustration as Visual Essay from the School of Visual Arts in NYC. Some of his clients include Sony Music, The United Nations Refugee Agency, and the New York Museum of Natural History. His illustrations and artwork has been exhibited, awarded, and published both nationally and internationally.
Darling teaches design and illustration at Kent State University in the School of Visual Communication Design. His recent research examines the impact of design and illustration education on incarcerated populations and seeks to understand how the field of illustration can be made more accessible to low-income communities.
This Lunchtime Lecture is sponsored by MICA's MFA in Illustration Practice.