When I was 17, I started a website where I sold my creative talent to punk bands for t-shirts, album covers, and live performance music videos. I called my “company” Get Wise Media, and over time, I grew a solid business that ran on commissioned pieces and paid my rent. Eventually, this period in my life culminated with a summer design internship at Victory Records in Chicago.

Here are a few of my favorite old pieces.

I was also in a few bands during this era, always as a vocalist. Here’s a hilarious demo recording of one of them, Ghost Town.

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