Post Expose is a screen printing and design collective in Long Island City, NY that offers screen printing services, classes, lectures, rentals and also hosts some great exhibits. What’s really interesting about Post Expose is that it allows artists and designers to share tools, space and knowledge.
It’s was started by graphic artist Sarah Mead who I had the pleasure to met this weekend. She’s awesome and knows a ton about screen printing and typography. I passed by on Saturday to go over some project details with Sarah and I ended up staying for 3 hours. We just chatted about design, printing and typography the entire time and I quickly found out that Sarah is just as obsessed with the grid system as I am. If you are in the area definitely stop by to check the place out and say hello. It’s worth it.
I don’t feature much illustration work on here but when I do, it’s because it’s just so fucking good. My good buddy Alex is one of those kick-ass illustrators that you can’t ignore. His unique style, colors and textures make his work stand out from the rest, like a Phillies fan at Shea Stadium. Alex and I meet years ago at a dreadful agency and in those days he was building terrible Flash sites with me. Now he focuses all of his time on illustrating and we should all be grateful. A Philadelphian living in NYC, he’s done work for The New York Times and PC Magazine as well as some skateboard illo’s for 5Boro NYC. This dude is so hardcore that up until recently he’s kept Classic OS 9 on his Mac just so he could run Adobe Streamline. That’s being dedicated to your art. I’ve been asking this punk to sell me one of his illo’s as a large print for years, but he’s just slacking off. Maybe it’s cause I hate the Phillies.