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Christopher Cote

Graphic Design Fellow 2019-2021 Lecturer, Adjunct Assistant Professor

School of Design

Christopher Cote is the current Graphic Design Fellow and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the School of Design at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. His research aims to use publishing to circulate creative work to public spaces to foster community and connect people. He designs and distributes work through both traditional and experimental publishing methods.

These modes of experimental publishing were investigated in his Spring 2021 special topics course titled Making Public as part of his Fellowship.


  • Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, Rhode Island School of Design, 2019
  • Bachelor of Arts in History and International Studies, The University of Washington, 2008.