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Annie Stoll is an Art Director, Designer, Illustrator & Dreamer

Annie Stoll is a Grammy Winning art director and award-winning designer and illustrator. A lifelong Star Wars fan, Annie worked with Lucasfilm on a number of projects, most notably on illustration for Sabine: My Rebel Sketchbook with author Dan Wallace and Women of the Galaxy by Amy Ratcliffe.

When not doodling or dreaming about a galaxy far far away, Annie loves to create zines inspired by her West-Coast travels. She is the co-curator of the people-positive anthology 1001 Knights.

Originally from Buffalo, now located in New York, Annie currently works as a senior art director at Sony Music Entertainment where she works on creative direction and design with bands across Sony labels including RCA, Sony Japan, Legacy and Columbia.

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Press

RECENT:

The Verge / MIYAVI MV Feature
Flaunt Magazine / MIYAVI MV Feature
CM: MIYAVI  Holy Nights  Feature
SyFy Wire  Video / Interview
CNBC NYCC 2019 Artist Alley Interview

GRAMMY 2019:

AIGA Eye on Design  Feature
CBS Grammy 2019 Interview
FORBES Grammy 2019 Coverage
BILLBOARD Magazine Interview
WIBV Grammy 2019 Interview
WKBW Grammy 2019 Coverage
Buffalo News Grammy 2019 Coverage
Rolling Stone Grammy Winner List

STAR WARS RELATED:

BBC Culture Interview Interview
365 Days of Star Wars Women Interivew
Coffee with Kenobi Podcast Interview
The Wookie Gunner Interview
The Force. Net Interview
Children of the Force Podcast Interview
Tosche Station Podcast Interview (s)

GRAMMY 2014:

Complex News Coverage
Daily Venus Diva Red Carpet Fashion
USAToday Red Carpet Fashion
ONTD Red Carpet Fashion
LA Times Interview
YNN Interview
The Globe News Coverage
Creative Review
Common Folk Collective Article Feature
WGRZ
Rochester Insomniac News Coverage
Business First News Coverage
Daemen Voice
Coverlovers Grammy Review
Buffalo News
The LCN

MISC:

Featured on Font Feed
Interview with Pink Raygun
Featured on i09
Featured Artvoice
Featured in Shoujo Beat Magazine

Selected Clients

SONY MUSIC LABELS:  Columbia / Epic / Legacy / RCA / Sony Music Japan
SONY MUSIC ARTISTS: Adele / Alex & Siera / Alice in Chains / Annie Soundtrack / Arashi 嵐 / BTS / Barbra Streisand / Bob Dylan / Cheap Trick / Chloe Lilac / David Gilmour / Death Stranding / Foreigner / Game of Thrones / Ghostbusters / HBO’s Bessie / Janis Joplin Little Girl Blue / Jimi Hendrix / KINA / KO / KULICK / LSD / Leon Bridges / Lo Moon / Mariah Carey / MSMR / Man in the High Castle / Midnight Kids / NBDY / NKOTB / OBN JAY / Pearl Jam / Pentatonix / Roseanne Cash / Stranger Things / Superfruit / TOBi / The Fray / Thomas Abban / Travis Greene / Usher ft. Ella Mai / Weathers / “Weird Al” Yankovic / Winnetka Bowling League
OTHER CLIENTS: American Express / Avriel & the Sequoias / Chronicle Books / Corb Lund / Crown Publishing / Left on Red / Lucasflim / MTA of NYC / MIYAVI / Playstation / Random House / Studio Fun / Trio House Press
WITH WHITE BICYCLE: Mike Brown / Ani DiFranco / Righteous Babe Records / Burchfield Penney Art Gallery / Anne Heaton / Anaïs Mitchell

Honors

GRAMMY Winner 2019 Best Boxed or Special Package for “Weird” Al Yankovic’s Squeezebox / Communication Arts 2019 Typography Annual Selection / Daemen College Graduate of the Decade Award / Grand Clio for work on Amazon’s Man In The High Castle Vinyl / Stellar Award Winner for Gospel Package (Travis Greene) / Communication Arts 2014 Design Annual / 2014 GRAMMY Nomination for Best Recording Package / Salon Night with Stefan Sagmeister / ADDY AWARDS total Silver: 3, Gold: 3 / Daemen College President’s Award / Visual & Performing Arts Communication Award / Daemen College Student Leadership Award / Don Nichols Scholarship / Brainstorm Portfolio Review Winner

Exhibit

6Degrees at Light Grey Art Lab / You Can Do It at Light Grey Art Lab / ICEA Center Opening, Tempest in a Teapot / RANZATSU at Casa de Arte / Members: Western New York Book Art Collective / 16: Design Annual at Western New York Book Art Collective / Intersecting Currents: NY Artists at SCUT Guangzhou, China

Speaking / Panels

NYCC Women of the Galaxy panel / “Star Wars: Sketch like Sabine” Workshop / Otakon / SPX

Anthologies

My projects: 1001 Knights / Hana Doki Kira / Planetside Anthology / Glitch Zine / #CoolSubwayPPL / #GalaxySona
Participated in: Fight Zine / Corgi Zine / Valor Anthology