Artist Jim “TAZ” Evans, began his career in the overheated San Francisco underground rock scene. He has illustrated comics, album covers, rock and film posters, appeared in numerous books, has expanded his work through exhibiting fine art and limited editions, and is most recently engaging the creative world of NFT’s.
Evans is the founder of the TAZ collective, which is responsible for hundreds of posters, album covers, and rock ephemera.
TAZ has turned out numerous posters for bands like the Foo Fighters, U2, Oasis, Porno For Pyros, Green Day, Pearl Jam, The Beastie Boys, L7, Ramones, Rage Against The Machine, Wu Tang Clan, Metallica, and Nine Inch Nails.
TAZ also did several high-profile album sleeves for Beastie Boys, Beck, Aerosmith, House of Pain, and Neil Young.
Recent posters and limited editions have included Anderson Paak, the Pixies, Blink-182, M.I.A., 311, and the Sex Pistols.
Evans / TAZ work has been exhibited in galleries worldwide and featured in numerous books, articles, interviews, podcasts, and TV shows.
TAZ has appeared in gallery shows with RISK, Defer, Slick, Saber, Estevan Oriol, and Nychos.
TAZ has also been commissioned by Sony Pictures, Warner Bros., and MGM to do large-scale street art activations for Venom, Child’s Play, and The Lego Movie 2.
Recent NFT projects have included partners like Fluf World, The Party Bears, and Cinedigm Entertainment.