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The Chicago Bears in collaboration with All Star Press, are unveiling 16 gameday posters for the 2020 season. Six local artists were selected by All Star Press, which is an all-in-one Chicago art gallery, retail space and print studio based out of the Logan Square neighborhood, to each design two posters. Artists include Bianca Pastel, Conrad Javier, Joey D., Kate Lewis, Langston Allston and Sergio Farfan. All Star Press and the Bears creative design team will also each create two posters.

Week 1 - Bears at Lions

Week 1 - Bears at Lions

Artist Name: Langston

Bio: Langston is a painter and muralist based out of Chicago. He uses his art practice as a way to tell stories, drawn from his own experience, and from the experiences of people in his community. Langston's work provides an opportunity to reflect on these shared moments and histories, and to draw a thread between the past and the present. Traveling through the United States has provided him with an incredible amount of material to work from, his travels have uniquely inspired is work and creative process.

Week 2 - Bears vs. Giants

Week 2 - Bears vs. Giants

Artist Name: Zissou Tasseff-Elenkoff

Bio: Zissou Tasseff-Elenkoff is the owner and operator of All Star Press, a creative agency in the heart of Logan Square that specializes in screen printing. Over the past 2 decades Zissou has worn a lot of hats in the Chicago art scene, from founding Fugscreens Studios in 2006 with an emphasis on gig posters and illustration, to opening his first gallery space, Galerie F in 2011. After 5 years of running Galerie F, he started his new venture expanding his cultural reach with a new retail & gallery space when opening All Star Press. All Star Press is a creative agency offering everything from screen printing to illustration, design, curatorship, murals and gallery shows. Mixing contemporary design with street art and sports culture, All Star Press is an ever expanding inspiration for new ways to see and think about art.

Week 3 - Bears at Falcons

Week 3 - Bears at Falcons

Artist Name: Bianca Pastel

Bio: Bianca Pastel is a Chicago-based artist, who has known she wanted to pursue a career as an artist since the age of 5. Her biggest influence behind her art is 90's movies/cartoons, Art Deco, photography, and music. She has an educational background in art and design from Columbia College, and her experience in art ranges from doing album covers and children's book illustration, to animation and graphic design. She also has experience in fine art, and has sold a number of oil paintings at galleries in Chicago. Her goal is not only to have fun, but also to remind people of childhood memories and give provide her audience a feeling of nostalgia.

Week 4 - Bears vs. Colts

Week 4 - Bears vs. Colts

Artist Name: Chicago Bears Brand Creative

Week 5 - Bears vs. Buccaneers

Week 5 - Bears vs. Buccaneers

Artist Name: Conrad Javier

Bio: Conrad Javier is an illustrator and art director working alongside some of the largest sports companies in the nation. He is a die-hard Chicago sports fan and his most recent work includes clients such as The Bulls, The White Sox, the NBA, EA Sports, NBC Sports, and Bleacher Report. A goal of his has always been to create unique illustrations that showcase the spirit of Chicago.

Week 6 - Bears at Panthers

Week 6 - Bears at Panthers

Artist Name: Sergio Farfán

Bio: Sergio Farfán blends the experiences from his hometown in Peru with the life he's lived in Chicago to create works that focus on the struggles, dreams, and emotions that people go through in their life. Farfán began to draw as a form of therapy as he struggled through his anxiety. Whatever was troubling him or whenever he just wanted to forget what was going on in the world around him, he found refuge in his art and would draw his favorite cartoon characters he would see on TV. As he grew up, he noticed that other people had their own stories to tell which he related to and uses as inspiration. Farfán's creative process comes from utilizing a range of mediums and integrating stylistic techniques from realism to abstraction to create his pieces. He has provided artwork for public and private events, some of which included Chad Smith, from the band "Red Hot Chili Peppers", performing in front of his work to rapper Gucci Mane during Four Loko's Lollapalooza pre-game party. Farfán is a full-time artist and works out of his studio at the Zhou B Art Center in Chicago.

Week 7 - Bears at Rams

Week 7 - Bears at Rams

Artist Name: Joey D

Bio: Joey Depakakibo a.k.a Joey D. is a Chicago born Filipino American artist, animator and motion designer. Most of his work is influenced by old school pop culture and retro designs. Trying to make sense of it all, Joey D. often finds himself escaping into his world of imaginary friends and other made up things. When not creating art, he enjoys adventures with his wife and two boys.

Week 8 - Bears vs. Saints

Week 8 - Bears vs. Saints

Artist Name: Kate Lewis

Bio: Kate Lewis is a Chicago based illustrator and muralist, with portfolio work including a 180' long mural on the Chicago Riverwalk, as well as mural installations in Wrigley Field, The United Center, and many offices, restaurants, and residences both in, and outside of Illinois. Lewis' creative style is best known across mediums for her detailed line work and bold use of color. Her work is heavily inspired by artists like MC Escher who focused on intelligent design, illusions, and skewed observations.

Week 9 - Bears at Titans

Week 9 - Bears at Titans

Artist Name: Langston

Bio: Langston is a painter and muralist based out of Chicago. He uses his art practice as a way to tell stories, drawn from his own experience, and from the experiences of people in his community. Langston's work provides an opportunity to reflect on these shared moments and histories, and to draw a thread between the past and the present. Traveling through the United States has provided him with an incredible amount of material to work from, his travels have uniquely inspired is work and creative process.

Week 10 - Bears vs. Vikings

Week 10 - Bears vs. Vikings

Artist Name: Bianca Pastel

Bio: Bianca Pastel is a Chicago-based artist, who has known she wanted to pursue a career as an artist since the age of 5. Her biggest influence behind her art is 90's movies/cartoons, Art Deco, photography, and music. She has an educational background in art and design from Columbia College, and her experience in art ranges from doing album covers and children's book illustration, to animation and graphic design. She also has experience in fine art, and has sold a number of oil paintings at galleries in Chicago. Her goal is not only to have fun, but also to remind people of childhood memories and give provide her audience a feeling of nostalgia.

Week 12 - Bears at Packers

Week 12 - Bears at Packers

Artist Name: Sergio Farfán

Bio: Sergio Farfán blends the experiences from his hometown in Peru with the life he's lived in Chicago to create works that focus on the struggles, dreams, and emotions that people go through in their life. Farfán began to draw as a form of therapy as he struggled through his anxiety. Whatever was troubling him or whenever he just wanted to forget what was going on in the world around him, he found refuge in his art and would draw his favorite cartoon characters he would see on TV. As he grew up, he noticed that other people had their own stories to tell which he related to and uses as inspiration. Farfán's creative process comes from utilizing a range of mediums and integrating stylistic techniques from realism to abstraction to create his pieces. He has provided artwork for public and private events, some of which included Chad Smith, from the band "Red Hot Chili Peppers", performing in front of his work to rapper Gucci Mane during Four Loko's Lollapalooza pre-game party. Farfán is a full-time artist and works out of his studio at the Zhou B Art Center in Chicago.

Week 13 - Bears vs. Lions

Week 13 - Bears vs. Lions

Artist Name: Chicago Bears Brand Creative

Week 14 - Bears vs. Texans

Week 14 - Bears vs. Texans

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Week 15 - Bears at Vikings

Week 15 - Bears at Vikings

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Week 16 - Bears at Jaguars

Week 16 - Bears at Jaguars

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Week 17  - Bears vs. Packers

Week 17 - Bears vs. Packers

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