Melbourne based Illustrator & Designer Ken Taylor works primarily within the music industry and is predominantly well known for his striking rock posters. Ken started in Perth Western Australia doing posters and album artwork for local bands. In 2001 He moved to Melbourne and slowly started to create a name for himself within Melbourne’s music scene. In 2006 he went out on his own and started to work full time on music based artwork.
Ken has designed posters and album artwork for many Australian bands including You Am I & The Beasts of Bourbon, Crowded House and The Funkoars. Internationally he has designed artwork for bands such The Black Keys, Bon Iver, Queens of the Stone Age, Metallica, Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails, Kings of Leon, Bob Dylan & The Rolling Stones. Ken has won the Desktop Create Award for Best illustration in both 2007 & 2009 and was a Guest Speaker at the 2009 AGIDEAS design conference and the 2011 Semi – Permanent Creative Conference in both Melbourne and Perth. In 2012 Ken had his first exhibition overseas in Los Angeles with fellow poster children Martin Ansin and Rich Kelly. Ken is working towards another show In Austin texas in 2013.