This is the Fall 2015 Lecture Series Poster for Cranbrook academy of Art designed by Elliott Earls.
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Cranbrook Academy of Art is a graduate school located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Elliott Earls is one of the ten Artist-in-Residence at the Academy, and is Head of the 2D Department.
In 2011 I was asked by then Director of Cranbrook Academy of Art, Reed Kroloff, to redesign the identity system for the Academy. After extensive research on the history of logos at the Academy, I began a two year long design process that produced the logo shown above and the identity system below. The typeface […]
Over the course of the past month, I’ve been working towards the opening of the Hypertension exhibition at Wayne State University. I was asked by co-curators Tom Pyrzewski and Beverly Fre$h to produce a new installation for the show. On or around March 28th of this year, I set this as my daily […]
Artist-in-Residence, Contemporary art, Contemporary bust, Cranbrook 2D, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Epoxy, Graphic Design, Installation, Painting, Portrait of Elliott Earls, Supergraphics, Wayne State University
Ridiculous portrait of Elliott Earls by Lindsey Camellio at the Hypertension Exhibition. Background piece entitled “God.” Technical detail: This photo shows Elliott throwing up the official Cranbrook Academy of Art gang sign. A left handed “C” in front of an upside down right-handed “Peace Sign.” The two combine to form the Cranbrook “CA” logo.
“This major international exhibition explores how graphic design has broadened its reach dramatically over the past decade, expanding from a specialized profession to a widely deployed tool. With the rise of user-generated content and new creative software, along with innovations in publishing and distribution systems, people outside the field are mobilizing the techniques and processes […]
In 2005 I was asked by Cranbrook Academy of Art to exhibit recent work. I named the work “Bull and Wounded Horse.” This was the logo I developed for the exhibition.