Chris Simmonds grew up in Leeds where he developed a passion for art and design, particularly sequential art and digital illustration. He later attended the University of Lincoln, receiving a BA in Illustration before attending the University of Edinburgh to complete a PGDE course in secondary education.
For the last six years, Chris has worked as an Illustrator and art teacher in Edinburgh, providing custom illustrations and teaching pupils for Edinburgh city council, among other creative agencies around Edinburgh. Recent projects include comic book workshops for the Craigmillar book festival, as well as comic book work for Mistview Media publishing house and ComicHaus publishers.
Please feel free to get in touch to discuss potential illustration projects.