Best of 2015

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Another year has come and gone which means it’s time again for my annual music list. These are the albums I enjoyed most in 2015.

Check out the Spotify playlist here.

Honorable Mention:
Holy Drug Couple – Moonlust
Knxwledge – Hud Dreems
Romare – Projections
Howling – Sacred Ground
Viet Cong – S/T
Bad Bad Hats – Psychic Reader
Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color
Mikal Cronin – III
Pomegranates – Healing Power
Hamilton Leithauser & Paul Maroon – I Could Have Sworn
Yppah – Tiny Pause
Helios – Yume

Top 40 2015

40. Hayden – Hey Love
39. Tobias Jesso Jr. – Goon
38. William Tyler – Deseret Canyon Continue reading

New Work: Kurt Vile

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A new poster for Kurt Vile for his Minneapolis show at Mill City Nights in support of his new album, “b’lieve I’m Going Down”. Prints, including a couple signed by Kurt are available in my etsy shop. 18 x 24, four color screen print on heavyweight dark navy stock.

“By Design” Exhibition, St. Norbert College

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I was honored to be part of an alumni design show at my alma mater, St. Norbert College, where I was one of 6 designers showcasing design work. I also gave a short interview about my time at St. Norbert and my career path thus far. Special thanks to the SNC Art Dept, especially Brian Pirman and Shan Bryan-Hanson, for asking me be to be a part of the exhibition.

New Work: Destroyer

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I was fortunate enough to work with Destroyer on a gig poster for their show at The Fine Line in support of the excellent new album, “Poison Season”. Prints, including a few signed by Mr. Dan Bejar himself, are available in my etsy shop. 18 x 24, three color screen print on heavyweight blue/gray stock.

New Work: Tame Impala

Screen Shot 2015-05-29 at 3.42.33 PMI recently had the opportunity to work with Tame Impala on a gig poster for their show at The Depot in Salt Lake City, UT. The design was heavily influenced by their forthcoming album, “Currents”. If you haven’t had a chance to check out their live show yet, do it, you won’t be disappointed. There are a few prints for sale in my etsy shop. 18 x 24 two color screen print (cyan and magenta) on 100#C Cougar Opaque.

Kix Boxes on The Dieline

kixidelineWPThe Kix boxes that I worked on as a member of the Zeus Jones was recently featured on The Dieline. This was a fun project and I feel fortunate to have been a part of the amazing team at ZJ to bring these to life. The project also included a series of companion digital storybooks that can be used with the pieces from the box. The specially designed boxes were launched last fall and are available exclusively at Target.

Courtney Barnett & The War on Drugs posters in Communication Arts Illustration Annual!

caillo15I am extremely honored to have both my posters for Courtney Barnett and The War on Drugs to be included in this year’s Communication Arts Illustration Annual. The annual includes so much incredible work by some the world’s top illustrators, many of whom I greatly admire. The issue is out on newsstands now, so make sure to pick up and copy. The Courtney Barnett print is sold out but a handful of The War on Drugs prints are available in my etsy shop.