The 8th Annual Ohio Brew Week Festival 2013 is coming June 21 – 29. If you’re in Athens make sure you stop into one of the participating taverns and try some of Ohio’s best craft beers. This year’s keynote speaker is Bill Metzger, publisher of the Southwest Brewing News. Here is the Brew Week Poster Art by KMS.
KMS recently did the poster art for the Dark Star Orchestra 2013 Summer Tour.
Spring is in the air! That can mean only one thing, it’s time for the Dark Star Orchestra Spring Jubilee 2013! With a line-up like this: 2 Nights of Dark Star Orchestra Mickey Hart Band Yonder Mountain String Band Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe The Wailers The New Orleans Suspects featuring Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett Melvin Seals & JGB The Werks Rumpke Mountain Boys Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Cabinet BigEaR What else needs to be [...]
Kevin signs one of the many pieces of art that he gives away to charitable events and fundraisers every year. This poster is of the Snowville Creamery Maiden with the title, “Grass Grazed Revolution”. Milk to the People!
Kevin did the artwork for the new Athens County Visitors Guide produced by the Athens County Visitors Bureau and Tourism Center. The artwork comes from a painting Kevin did that captures the diversity of Athens, Ohio. If you look Close enough you may even see Kevin in the painting.
Check out Lorraine Walker’s (Silver Bridge) new delivery van. Seems like we are starting to see more KMS artwork on the road!
The Psylodelic Gallery, a museum that focuses on the music, art, culture, and literature of the Psychedelic era is working to provide educational programming for children and families by encouraging free thought and open expression. It is with these same ideals of free and creative expression that we begin this project–a chance to inspire and foster life and art in a place that so desperately needs it, rural Appalachia. We are turning to you to [...]
The 13th Annual Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) Conference is February 16-17, 2013. OEFFA is a membership-based, grassroots organization, dedicated to promoting and supporting sustainable, ecological and healthful food systems. If you believe in sustainable farming you should attend. Check it out: OEFFA Conference.
The Athens Community Food Initiative is a great program. CFI assists individuals and families to grow food, develop cooking skills, and reduce their health risks by eating whole foods. Our work is supported by regional farmers and food producers, partnering non-profits, local government and foundations. KMS recently created some new poster art for the program.
Kevin just completed his 31st Halloween design! Where does the time go? This year’s theme is a play on the “Day of the Dead.” And it comes in two different colors, green and orange. Also, check out this nice article about Kevin in The Post .
The Athens Area has a brand new distillery producing some of the finest gin and vodka. Here is the logo artwork for Dancing Tree Distillery.
KMS recently did a fun woodland scene for a wedding announcement for some friends of the studio. We thought we would share it with you. A good time was had by all!.
KMS has done several posters for the Fab Faux at the Keswick Theater. Here are some of them:
KMS did the 2012 poster art for The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) annual conference. These folks are dedicated to promoting and supporting sustainable, ecological and healthful food systems. If you are interested in farming or gardening you should check them out!
KMS did the poster art for the 2012 Midwest Reggae Festival. The MWRF is put on by our good friend Packy Malley.
KMS did the poster artwork for the 2012 Miami Valley Music Festival. Be sure to check out some of our favorite bands, The Spikedrivers and Ekootisk Hookah.
KMS is really excited about the New Riders of the Purple Sage coming to Jackie O’s on July 26, 2012. KMS has worked with NRPS on a number a projects, most recently on their latest CD, 17 Pine Ave. Kevin painted the CD cover of 17 Pine Ave, watch the following time lapse video of the painting process!
Kevin sat down with Sarah Brumfield from The Athens Messenger to talk about the labels he has designed for many of the local food companies. Check out the video
Ohio Brew Week ended with a huge storm that left the whole county without power. Despite the weather everyone enjoyed themselves. KMS did the poster for the 2012 Ohio Brew Week, check it out.
KMS recently did the artwork for the Dark Star Jubilee Festival which is coming to Legend Valley August 31st through September 2nd. Jorma Kaukonen is on the bill. We’ll be sure to see you there!
KMS recently did the CD cover design for John “Hurl” Hurlbut’s latest solo project, The Maui Tapes. The CD is a collection originals and covers that convey John’s spirit. Thanks to Vanessa Kaukonen for a fantastic photograph for the cover!
KMS recently did a series a bottle labels for Jackie O’s Brewery, a Athens based micro-brewery and pub.
Wow, what a huge canvas to work with. Kevin Morgan Studio did the artwork for the new bus line, GoBus, that travels from Athens to Cincinnati and Columbus. The design was over 100 foot long and at least 5 foot tall, close to 500 square feet of space to fill, whew. It is a landscape of Southeast Ohio with it’s rolling hills and the destinations of Cincinnati and Columbus in the distance. Of course, we [...]
Friend of the Studio, Roger Steffens, is pictured here with a tin of Ras Hurl’s “Blessings” Tea. In the background you can see posters designed by Kevin for Roger’s multimedia presentation, Life of Bob Marley. The photo was taken by our friend Steve when he was visiting Roger’s studio and going through his archives. Roger is perhaps best known for his reggae archives, in particular his archives of Bob Marley. He travels the world lecturing [...]
Kevin was bitten by the Reggae bug early in his life. And for 30+ years he has been designing t-shirts, posters and album covers that express his love and devotion to the music and it’s culture. Here is an excerpt from an interview that did recalling his Bob Marley connection: “Sinbad’s Reggae Records was opened in Athens by a guy named Phil Alloy, must have been in the late 70′s. One of the first Reggae [...]