This year’s Annual Halloween in Athens block party is on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Below is the new design for this year’s event.
Wes Wilson, the father of the 1960s rock concert poster, paid a visit to the Fur Peace Ranch to give a presentation and sign some prints as part of a sponsored event by the Psylodelic Gallery. The special event was celebrated with a show by legendary guitarists Jerry Miller and Terry Haggerty. Kevin did the poster art (below) to help commemorate the special occasion.
Bird Watchers Digest asked KMS to help update the masthead logo of their magazine. They liked the subtle changes Kevin made without changing the brand completely. They were so impressed that they asked Kevin if he could do some artwork for their Annual American Birding Expo held in Columbus, Ohio. Below is the poster artwork they are using to promote the 2015 event. BWD announced a new series of events called Reader Rendezvous, that allows [...]
Mountain View Farms, Christie Huger from Virginia toured our Local Food Network AceNet, fell in love with the labels KMS had designed and hired us to develop a logo and label for their Mountain View Farm Products, depicting a view of their farm. Lot’s of delicious farm goodies you can buy online at www.mountainviewfarmproducts.com, and… it’s all the real McCoy….
Dark Star – Fall East 2013 Tour art by you know who, check ‘em out when they ramble on by you.
Compadre Phil Alloy hired Kevin to design the Major Taylor jersey for the National Brotherhood of Cyclists annual conference in Columbus, Ohio July 31-August 4th. Kevin also does the GOBA (Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure) for Alloy Cycling Wear. Taylor was the first African-American athlete to achieve the level of world champion and only the second black man to win a world championship—after Canadian boxer George Dixon.
Our buddy Steve Geisler had Kevin design a new logo for his Cheese Co. Grateful Ched. Look for Steve and gang at your local Farmers Market and Outdoor Festival venues. When you need a Grateful Dead logo, where better to go than to an old Deadhead…. it was a fun one.
Our good friend Susan Steele and Family, of Barnaby Pie Co. Dayton, Ohio, are preparing to launch their first product. A 9″ pie crust, with all the bells and whistles of a Local product and no gmo. KMS had the pleasure to design the new label, which depicts Steele’s grandmother, Dorothy Barnaby on the label artwork. The design was done based on an old family photo of Dorothy. We think it looks great. Good Luck [...]
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!