Operating from his home studio in Adelaide, Australia, Dan McPharlin works across various media, in 2D and 3D. His artwork has appeared on record sleeves, international magazine covers, books and websites. In 2006 he began work on a series of cardboard models, known as the Analogue Miniatures. Photographs of these tiny models of fictional synthesizers and tape machines were subsequently used on a variety of record sleeves and magazines. Lately Dan has been occupied with various science-fiction illustration and design projects.
Eman Jeman aka clogtwo is a singapore-based visual anarchist whose disciplines include being an accomplished graffiti artist and fine arts practitioner. Influenced by his parents, he explored his artistic abilities from an early age. With a multi-disciplinary approach, he creates works of art on various mediums from walls, canvases to customised vinyl toys with his unique vision. Inspired by his daily observations of society, the narratives in his work explores the elements of dark humour and social behaviour. Currently, he has set up his own studio together with partner in crime ink where he is constantly creating new works to showcase around the world.
Creating visual interpretation of social behavior in society and problems through the inspirations of questions commonly asked or wandered, personally and generally as a human.
Arik Moonhawk Roper was born in 1973 in New York City, grew up in Richmond, Virginia, then returned to New York to attend the School of Visual Arts from 1991-1995. Since then he has built a universe of strange and familiar fantasy, horror, surreal, and psychedelic imagery. After starting out creating record and cd covers for a variety of bands, and various gigs in the commercial art world, he has continued onward and into more diverse areas of poster design and graphic illustration, and animation.
Founded by Zahir Sanosi in early 2004, “KEEP IT LIKE A SECRET” is the moniker that he adopts for his work, which ranges across multiple platforms involving illustrations and design for various artifacts of popular culture, including t-shirts ,skateboards, or any given blank walls.
A creative concept that is based on learnings from life experiences coming mostly from his childhood, Zahir uses his art to bridge personal life, and the inspirations and visions that he wishes to communicate. Not limiting his ink work to any particular surface or medium, Zahir’s artpieces come with each their own story: works that whisper to the audience’s eyes, ears and hearts.
Florian Bertmer is quite an enigma. Little is known about the german-born artist but we do know that he recently moved to San Francisco, CA. He has a flair for the macabre and a profound knowledge of the occult and most likely knows more about it than Crowley himself.
His unique and insanely detailed style draws inspiration from traditional pen and ink illustrators such as Alphonse Mucha, Geoff Darrow, Pushead and Mike Mignola. He started his career in 1999 creating record covers and music merchandise for a wide variety of legendary bands such as Napalm Death, Converge, Dillinger Escape Plan, The Misfits, Mastodon and Agoraphobic Nosebleed, just to name a few.
After over 15 years as an illustrator, he made his way into the realm of movie posters, creating art for such films such as Holy Mountain, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Swamp Thing and Planet of the Apes.
Riandy was born in Aceh, Indonesia and migrated to Bandung to study architecture and art. Bandung introduced Riandy to the indie and underground music scene, which he often did illustrations for album covers and band merchandise. He usually uses the traditional media like oil on canvas, screen print art and some digital media.
Most of his themes are surreal works that optimize the canvas into a multidimensional field with distinctive colours. He often features ‘Sathar’ - a protagonist he created with antennae on his forehead and a bong in his hand.
MORRG, an alias name for Indra Wirawan, born in Pekanbaru, Sumatra and currently resides in Bandung, Indonesia. As a self-taught artist, Morrg started to focus more on painting after studying Journalism, UNIKOM Bandung.
Morrg’s work revolves around fantasy, dark imaginary and solitary existence. His preferred medium is watercolor on paper.
Currently, he works as a freelance artist & illustrator, actively participating in underground scenes, doing illustrations for bands, brands and screen printing art poster at his co-owned press, Månstråle. Morrg also spends his time making and writing music with his band, Rajasinga.
Elfandiary was born in 1985 in Medan, currently living and working in Bandung, Indonesia. He received a Bachelor’s Degree from ITENAS, Faculty of Art and Design in 2007. Elfandiary worked as a part-time illustrator and graphic designer during College. After graduation, he has been able to practice his art full-time.
Mirfak Prabowo, born in Jakarta, Indonesia, 1989
He studied painting at Bandung Institute of Technology, Faculty of Fine Art & Design graduating in 2012. He is currently living in Bandung as a full-time artist and a miniature sculptor, he also plays bass in the rock band called Sigmun.
Hsin Ho is a Taiwan based artist, raised by videogames, western Sci-Fi movies and Japanese manga.
He is a sculptor who works in the modern art industry, through his artistic perspective, he wants to tell the world, that geek culture is not only a lifestyle but a sacred religion.
Ken Terror is a self-taught artist who has been known for his black and white marker drawings that often depicts strong social cynicism and sarcasm. His drawings have been constantly published internationally since 1999, mainly as artworks of numerous independent/D.I.Y music records.
Among others are Pisschrist, I Object!, Bones Brigade, Reproach, Operation Eat Shit, Sunpower, Broken Bones, Disgust, Discharge and whole lot more.
His work has also have been published on tons of shirts and band merchandises and cover art.
Ken is originally a musician (drummer) who used to play for several hardcore punk bands such as Domestik Doktrin, Tuberculosis, Hark! It’s A Crawling Tar-Tar previously and currently Kontrasosial as bass player.
As illustrator for (mostly) hardcore punk albums, Ken drawings often times imply criticism towards established system.
He currently as a freelance illustrator/designer after previously working as salesman, cook and administrator.
Ben Guy (Funbeard Studios)
With projects spanning children’s book illustration, concept design, art education, sculpture, painting and large outdoor murals, Ben Guy (aka funbeard studios)maintains a multifaceted artistic career, fueled by his interest in science fiction and the human form. Helmets and masks imbue his vigorously painted canvases and drawings, which often feature children in dystopian surroundings. Cowboys, dinosaurs and ruins also recur throughout his works. The mark of the artist is evident in the textured, layered surfaces of his paintings.
Rotworks AKA Arif has been around for almost 12 years, working with bands on album covers and merch. He has currently has been commissioned for tattooes, posters and prints. Straying from straightforward artworks, Rotworks' leaves you with the variation of one's reinterpretations. Arif is also the frontman for grindcore giants Wormrot.
Working out of Upstate New York, Jesse strives to create commercial artworks through traditional pen & ink techniques primarily for, but not limited to bands and brands in the underground metal, hardcore, rock and associated subcultures. Specialties include record covers, logos, poster, apparel, merch design, and all manner of illustrated graphic art intricate or unadorned.
Sarah Sheil (b.1979) is an artist and printmaker originally from Roscommon, Ireland.
Her work is an exploration of religious, folkloric and mystical themes. traversing the many different paths that bridge this world and the next.
She currently resides in Belfast, Northern Ireland, hand-printing her own work as an active member of Belfast Print Workshop.
Glyn Smyth is an illustrator, designer and printmaker from Ireland. Whilst his illustration is often associated with underground metal bands, his work is chiefly informed by interests within the fields of folklore, myth and magick. His artwork has been featured in several books on illustration as well as in various art, music and esoteric journals. He has exhibited and sold prints in the UK, Ireland, Europe and the United States. He currently resides in Belfast, Northern Ireland.