"Dig it a Hole" - Art Chantry: Graphic Design

September 23 through November 22, 2004

The installation features utility poles showing Chantry's work, as well as many posters from his 35 years as a graphic designer. Originally from Tacoma, Washington, Chantry moved to Seattle in the late 1970s. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in fine arts from Western in 1978. Chantry served as art director for The Rocket, Seattle’s free monthly tabloid. His design work for independent record labels, commercial clients and political and community events includes more than 3,000 posters, 75 issues of Seattle music magazine The Rocket, 500 album covers, 250 singles and 300 T-shirts. His bold design has been exhibited in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio, Museum of Modern Art, Seattle Art Museum, the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. and the Louvre in Paris.