Aaron Horkey

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Aaron Horkey
Born
Other namesAbuse
OccupationGraphic designer

Aaron Horkey is an illustrator from Windom, Minnesota.[1] He has created concert posters for bands such as Boris, Converge, Isis, and The Melvins.[2] First Showing described him as "one of Mondo's most popular and respected artists".[3]

Career[edit]

Horkey held a solo exhibition at the Remick Gallery in 2010.[4] In 2011, he collaborated with Vania Zouravliov for the Dracula poster, which was listed by Complex as one of "The 50 Best Mondo Posters (So Far)".[5] He curated a series of the Paul Thomas Anderson film posters in 2013.[6] The series covered Hard Eight, Boogie Nights, Magnolia, Punch-Drunk Love, and There Will Be Blood.[7] It featured contributions from Rich Kelly, Rockin' Jelly Bean, Joao Raus, and Jordan Crane.[8] He also created the poster for Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King in 2012.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harman, Ken (November 22, 2010). "A Tour Through Windom with Aaron Horkey". Hi-Fructose.
  2. ^ Diniz, Juan (June 18, 2010). "Aaron Horkey 5th Anniversary Print Retrospective Series". The 1st Five.
  3. ^ Billington, Alex (May 13, 2013). "Check Out Mondo's Latest Paul Thomas Anderson Poster Art Series". First Showing.
  4. ^ Norman, Justin (September 14, 2010). "Aaron Horkey's "Midwestern Heart" Show". Hi-Fructose.
  5. ^ LaSane, Andrew (April 22, 2013). "The 50 Best Mondo Posters (So Far)". Complex.
  6. ^ McFarland, Kevin (May 13, 2013). "Check out these amazing new Mondo posters for Paul Thomas Anderson movies". The A.V. Club.
  7. ^ Lussier, Germain (May 13, 2013). "Cool Stuff: Aaron Horkey Curates Paul Thomas Anderson Poster Series For Mondo". Slashfilm.
  8. ^ Renninger, Bryce J. (May 13, 2013). "Roller Girl and Oil Rigs: Mondo Releases Paul Thomas Anderson Movie Poster Series". IndieWire.
  9. ^ Jardin, Xeni (July 6, 2012). ""The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" poster by artist Aaron Horkey, for Mondo". Boing Boing.

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