About this store
Joey Potts is a Chicago based Painter/Illustrator/Designer. He has been drawing and painting since childhood. His father’s drawings, Saturday morning cartoons, video games, plush animals, comic books, T-shirt illustrations, toys, and skateboarding were his earliest influences. After graduating from the Maryland Institute, College of Art in Baltimore, he moved to Chicago where he was able to focus his attention on apparel design, custom painted shoes and toys, and of course, paintings on canvas and wood panels. His work has been displayed in museums, galleries, and openings worldwide. Potts’ clients include Formula Werks, Scumbag Nation, New Balance, Hasbro, Beautiful Decay, Burger King, and Freshly Dipped. When not painting, he is drawing, creating t-shirt designs, pacing back and forth, hating slow computers, and dreaming of eating a steak. He is a lead designer and artist for the Chicago based apparel and design collective, Formula Werks; and he is a founding member of the Chicago art collective ‘The Cartel’.