Neil Mabbs has worked as a graphic designer in London, Amsterdam and New York and more recently in higher education, teaching graphic design at Solihull College, Arts University Bournemouth, Oxford Brookes and Banbury and Bicester College.
His design practice spans the arts, education, public and charity sectors. Underlying specialisms include typography, book-works, photography and graphic design research methods. Neil graduated in Graphic Information Design from the University of Westminster in 1990, then completed his MA in Graphic Design at the University Arts London (LCC) in 2008. More recently he has developed his own non-commercial work through exhibition and publishing initiatives.
Neil co-founded PaleBlueDot with Jane King in 2013, launching with their touring exhibition Lost & Found in Oxford.
2015: Lost & Found, Onca, Brighton
2014: Lost & Found, Northwall Gallery, Oxford
2013: Foam Photography Museum, Amsterdam
2012: Red Gallery, London
2012: BookArtBookShop, London
2012: O2 Gallery, Oxford
2011: Show & Tell, Bournemouth
2012 – Source magazine, The New Wave
2011 – Visual Research, 2nd ed, AVA publishing