With this one-month residency Cove Park aims to provide designers and makers based in Scotland with the support required to develop new work at a crucial stage in their careers.
Oliver Pitt is a designer, illustrator and musician. His work exists in the overlap between Graphic design, visual art and music. He is interested in how the format, context and distribution of images effects their reading making work for both the gallery wall and photocopied record sleeve.
A keen interest in experimental design has led Oliver to work extensively in the world of alternative music, producing artwork for the likes of The Sun Ra Arkestra, Joe McPhee, Counterflows as well has running his own label, radio show and music groups. Other projects lean more towards an art context such as the large murals produced recently for The Children’s Exhibition in Tramway 2019, or the daily, hand screen printed newspaper Prawnspee made throughout GI (with Rob Churm, Rebecca Wilcox and Ben Ashton)
Oliver graduated from The Glasgow School of Art where he is now a regular guest tutor in Communication Design.