Vintage style with surreal and pop art sensibilities
Keeping the Pacific Northwest surreal since 2008. Established in Portland, Oregon by Chris Bigalke originally booking bands and now the go to artist for all things music and design related. Focusing on music-centric artwork including gig posters, beer labels and album art design. A one-man studio working with local businesses, music venues, bands, record labels as well as national companies for illustration, graphic design, posters, album art, branding, and more.
"Bigalke has developed a distinctive style that layers vintage imagery to create texture and depth in scenes that cast a pale glow due to his habitual use of a faded color palette…Frequently featuring illustrated animals and antique personages, oceanic or forested environs, and it wouldn’t be rock and roll without a skeleton every once in a while, Bigalke’s cohesive collages feel earthy but abstract, legible yet a potpourri of mashed together elements. Whether designing for the Red Bull Sound Select series or countless bands and venues near and far, there’s always an organic flow to his work born of his background in drawing and painting with oils and acrylics." — Chris Young, Vortex Music Magazine