Jim “TAZ” Evans
Artist Jim Evans aka TAZ, began his career in the San Francisco underground rock scene. He has illustrated comics, album covers, rock and film posters, appeared in numerous books, and has expanded his work into fine art and limited editions. Evans is the founder of the TAZ collective, which is responsible for hundreds of gig posters, album covers, and rock ephemera. TAZ has turned out numerous posters for bands like Foo Fighters, U2, Oasis, Janes Addiction, Green Day, Pearl Jam, Beastie Boys, Ramones, and Metallica, as well as doing a number of high-profile album jackets for Beastie Boys, Beck, Aerosmith, House of Pain, and Neil Young. Evans / TAZ work has been exhibited in galleries worldwide and featured in numerous books, articles, and interviews. TAZ has appeared in gallery shows with RISK, Defer, Slick, Saber, and Estevan Oriol. TAZ was recently commissioned by Sony Pictures to do a large-scale street art activation for the release of Venom.