Sketchy Inspiration #49: Rich Kelly

Posted: May 14th, 2012 | Artist: | Category: Inspiration | Tags: , | No Comments

Based in Chicago, illustrator Rich Kelly makes limited-edition, screen-printed posters for bands, concerts (the poster pictured here was for a Dr. Dog show at the Vic Theatre on Oct. 21, 2010), and movies. There isn’t much out there about him or his work, though we did find this quote: “Before I started designing and printing posters for bands, my portfolio was specifically geared towards editorial illustration. I was particularly drawn to the narratives and visual metaphors that are prevalent in that kind of work, and try to carry that over to my poster/print work.” To see more of Kelly’s work, visit rfkelly.com.

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