Squad19 is a hub of collaborative creativity focused on the fusion of art, music, and skateboarding as an alternative to mainstream sports. Working with creatives from around the country, Squad19 has produced 100s of screen-printed gig posters and art prints as well as orchestrated a number of group gallery shows and charity events since forming in 2000. Recently Squad19 has taken it to the streets by way of the skateboard with a line of hand-printed decks and a team of young riders.

Client: Personal Project
Website: https://www.squad19.com

Hands on: art direction, branding, UX/UI design, content creation, broadcast production, photo production, digital production, exhibit design, merch design, event planning and marketing, guerilla marketing, gallery curation, fundraising, screen-printing, graphic design, illustration

Roles and Achievements:
Principal Creative Director – Squad19 Creative Union

  • Provide agency caliber services in graphic design for print and electronic media, branding, creative direction, band merchandise, and marketing collateral
  • Collaboratively produce a variety of hand-printed goods for the sake of personal expression, visual exploration, and growth
  • Orchestrate and support a variety of fine-art and charity-based events and initiatives
  • Featured in a number of museum exhibitions, books, and publications over the years

Bands Include: The Black Crowes, Def Leppard, Cheap Trick, Led Zeppelin, Journey, Poison, Queens of the Stone Age, The Black Eyed Peas, Ween, Spoon, Kings of Leon, The Breeders, Henry Rollins, Kris Kristofferson, Katy Perry, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, High On Fire,  Animal Collective, The Black Angels, Melvins, Built To Spill, Girl Talk, Helmet, Hot Chip, Reverend Horton Heat, etc.

The Art of Modern Rock
by Dennis King and Paul Grushkin, Chronicle Books

Art of Modern Rock Mini #1 : A-Z
by D. King, Chronicle Books

Art of Modern Rock Mini #2 : POSTER GIRLS
by D. King, Chronicle Books

Gigposters Vol. 1: Rock Show Art of the 21st Century
by C. Hayes, Quirk Books

Rock Paper Show: Flatstock Vol. 1
Curated by Geoff Peveto, Soundscreen Design

PANDA MEAT: Source Book Vol. 1
Edited by Frank Kozik, Last Gasp

A Fistful of Rock & Roll : 21st Century Rock Poster Art
by Sal Canzonieri, Dark Horse Press