Monday, February 20, 2012

William Schaff

William Schaff is a contemporary artist based in Providence Rhode Island. He is known for creating artwork for bands such as Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and most notably Okkervil River, who have used Schaff for all of their album covers. Schaff works in cut paper, embroidery, painting, drawingm scratchboard, mail art, and printmaking. His work deals with subjects of lose, debt, and violence, taking cues from the albums he designs covers for.
"Three Skulls" 2011 Intaglio Print

"The Stage Names" embroidery

"I Am Very Far" 2011 cut paper

"Don't Fall in Love with Everyone You Meet" drawing

"Black Sheep Boy" scratchboard

"Wounded Stag" 2011 cut paper

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