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About

Annie Stoll is a Creative Director, Art Director, Designer, Illustrator & Dreamer

Annie Stoll is a Grammy Winning creative 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 has art and creative directed for Sony Music Entertainment across all labels including RCA, Sony Japan, Legacy and Columbia. Currently, Annie is a senior art director at Columbia Records.

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Press Photos by Ebru Yildiz

Press

RECENT:
BILLBOARD: Grammy art direction Feature
AIGA Eye on Design Feature
SyFy Wire  Video  Interview
The Verge / MIYAVI MV Feature
Flaunt Magazine / MIYAVI MV Feature
CM: MIYAVI Holy Nights  Feature
CNBC NYCC 2019 Artist Alley Interview
GRAMMY 2019:
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:
BBC Culture  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
The Globe News Coverage
Common Folk Collective Article Feature
Rochester Insomniac News Coverage
Buffalo Business First News Coverage

Speaking / Panels

NYCC Women of the Galaxy panel
“Star Wars: Sketch like Sabine” Workshop
SPX (Small Press Expo)

Selected Clients

WITH SONY:  30th Century Records / Arista / Big Hit Entertainment/ Hybe / Columbia / Epic / Legacy / Masterworks / Palm Tree / RCA / Same Plate / Sony Music Japan / The Threadshop
ARTISTS: Adele / Alex & Siera / A Great Big World / Alice in Chains / Annie Soundtrack / Avriel & the Sequoias / Arashi 嵐 / BTS / Barbra Streisand / Bob Dylan / Cheap Trick / Chloe Lilac / Corb Lund / David Gilmour / Death Stranding / Foreigner / Game of Thrones / Ghostbusters / HBO’s Bessie / Janis Joplin Little Girl Blue / Jimi Hendrix / KINA / KO / KULICK / Labrinth / Left On Red / LSD (Sia, DIplo, Labrinth) / Lennon Stella / Leon Bridges / Lil Nas X / Lo Moon / Mariah Carey / MSMR / Man in the High Castle / Midnight Kids / MIYAVI / Nebu Kiniza / NBDY / NKOTB / OBN JAY / Pearl Jam / Pentatonix / Raissa / Roseanne Cash / Stranger Things Season 3 / Superfruit / TOBi / The Fray / Thomas Abban / Travis Greene / Usher ft. Ella Mai / Weathers / “Weird Al” Yankovic / Winnetka Bowling League / WOOSUNG / 24kgoldn
OTHER CLIENTS: Amazon / Amazon Music Japan / American Express / Capitol Records / Chronicle Books / Crown Publishing / Lucasflim Ltd. / Netflix / MTA of NYC / Playstation / Random House / Studio Fun / Trio House Press / UPROXX
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
Making VInyl “And They Said It Couldn’t Be Done” prize
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
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
16: Design Annual at Western New York Book Art Collective
Intersecting Currents: NY Artists at SCUT Guangzhou, China

Anthologies

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