Raf Rennie is a graphic designer and writer from Toronto, currently based in New York.
      He currently serves as art director of cmagazine and is available for freelance work.

For full portfolio email;
raf@rafrennie.com

Education

MFA, Yale University
BDes, OCAD University

Work

cmagazine, Art Director
Freelance graphic designer
Metahaven, Intern

Select Projects

Yale School of Art, Reviver: Yale MFA Photography.
Verso Books, select book covers.
Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Rare Earth, with David Rudnick.
Lighthouse UK, The Sprawl, with Metahaven.
Holly Herndon, apparel and exhibition, with Metahaven.
Serpentine Gallery, Extinction Maration, with David Rudnick.
Scapegoat Journal, with Chris Lee.

Writing

Modern Nostalgic Fantasies (Book), Self-published, 2016
Modern Nostalgic Fantasies (Essay), The Gradient - Walker Art Center, 2016
Autocatalytic 1, WAX Magazine (Spring 2017)
From The Middle, Shoplifters 5 (Spring 2017)
l-o-v-e pt.ii, NXS (2017)

Teaching/Lectures

Critic, Graphic Design 1, School of Visual Arts
Critic, Topics: Motion Graphics, Parsons New School of Design
Teacher’s Assistant, Introduction to Graphic Design, Yale University
Lecture, The Parallel Timelines of Kale and Critical Graphic Design, Yale School of Art
Workshop, External Thoughts, contributor to a series of workshops written for students at Beckman’s College of Design
Lecture, Critical Dialogues, series of talks and meetings held around Toronto
Lecture, Language, Publication, and the State, at OCADU Student Gallery

Exhibitions

more: YGDMFA ‘16, Green Gallery, New Haven
Trophy Room, Sam’s Space, New Haven
Second Coming, Second Life, Second Cousin, Second Base, Green Gallery, New Haven
First Year Show, Green Gallery, New Haven
Senior Trip: Critical Design at OCADU, OCAD University, Toronto

Features/Honors

Feature, Shoplifters 5, 2017
Top Graduates of the Year, Wallpaper* Magazine, 2017
Feature, Library Paper, 2013