Arrowhead Poster Series | Kansas City Chiefs - Chiefs.com

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The Arrowhead Poster Series is one of the ways the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates our historic 60th season. Select Kansas City-based artists have designed different, retro-inspired posters highlighting each home matchup throughout the regular season. Each limited-edition poster is numbered and now available at shop.chiefs.com or the Chiefs Pro Shop in Arrowhead Stadium for just $20. 100% of the net proceeds will be donated to the 50/50 charity beneficiary of each corresponding matchup through the Hunt Family Foundation.

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You've been anticipating this all season long and it's now official: the Kansas City Chiefs are the Super Bowl LIV Champions. What a performance! Kick off the celebration by grabbing this Special Edition 12'' x 18'' Poster. Stunning team graphics ensure you'll always remember the moment the Kansas City Chiefs hoisted the Lombardi Trophy in Miami. The Arrowhead Poster Series is a collection by local, Kansas City artists highlighting each home and playoff matchup during the 60th Season of the Kansas City Chiefs franchise.

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Tad Carpenter is a designer, illustrator, author and educator based in Kansas City, Missouri. Carpenter co-runs the design and branding studio, Carpenter Collective with his wife, Jessica Carpenter where they focus on bringing powerful messages to life through strategy, branding, packaging, illustration and design. They have worked with clients ranging from Target, Coca-Cola, Macy's, Old Navy, Conan O'Brien, Boulevard Brewing Co., Adobe and MTV among many others. Carpenter has worked with numerous bands on tours and poster campaigns designing over 200 gig posters as well as writing and illustrating over twenty children's books in our marketplace today.

Twitter: @TadCarpenter | Instagram: @TadCarpenter | Facebook: Tad Carpenter

PREVIOUS GAME POSTERS

Ravens vs. Chiefs | September 22, 2019

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NOTE FROM THE ARTIST

"As a life long Chiefs fan, I was honored to create the 2019 Chiefs home opener poster. My first ever real design project was actually for the Kansas City Chiefs. In 3rd grade, I won a contest to have my artwork used on the 1991 Kansas City Chiefs season tickets. This experience showed me how my work can positively impact people and truly gave me the confidence and reassurance I needed to pursue a life in the arts, as well as a life long love of Chiefs football. I wanted my 2019 poster to show the excitement and love I have for this team. I wanted this poster to show the pride and energy that explodes from Arrowhead, the greatest football stadium in America."

- Tad Carpenter

Twitter: @TadCarpenter | Instagram: @TadCarpenter | Facebook: Tad Carpenter

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Tad Carpenter is a designer, illustrator, author and educator based in Kansas City, Missouri. Carpenter co-runs the design and branding studio, Carpenter Collective with his wife, Jessica Carpenter where they focus on bringing powerful messages to life through strategy, branding, packaging, illustration and design. They have worked with clients ranging from Target, Coca-Cola, Macy's, Old Navy, Conan O'Brien, Boulevard Brewing Co., Adobe and MTV among many others. Carpenter has worked with numerous bands on tours and poster campaigns designing over 200 gig posters as well as writing and illustrating over twenty children's books in our marketplace today.

Colts vs. Chiefs | October 6, 2019

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NOTE FROM THE ARTIST

"Celebrating 60 years of Chiefs football, this poster shows an homage to an explosive player & fan favorite Priest Holmes. This seasons mixture of excitement for Patrick Mahomes and the team looking ahead to a winning future, gives KC a new energy. The imagery embodies the excitement on the field, the power of a win, and the the volume and ruckus of the crowd, securing our title as the loudest stadium in the country."

- Phil Shafer, aka Sike Style

Twitter: @sikestyle | Instagram: sikestyle | Facebook: Sike Style

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Phil Shafer, aka Sike Style, channels his creative energy in many ways. For almost 20 years, he has run his successful art business, Sike Style Industries. His creative practice includes fine art paintings, 2D design and print graphics. His love of street art and graffiti has lead him to community and corporate projects as a muralist. In 2017, Shafer was awarded the KC Urban Hero Award, showcasing his desire to transform bland or vandalized surfaces with colorful, positive and uplifting imagery that inspire and create dialogue. Some of his recent commissions include 1% for Art with the KC Urban Youth Academy, the KC Royals, Chiefs and included as as featured artist in the Open Spaces arts exhibition. In 2018, Shafer received an ArtsKC Inspiration Grant in conjunction with an international mural in Kingston, Jamaica. Shafer continues to expand his style, brand and art to wish-list projects and international clients.

Texans vs. Chiefs | October 13, 2019

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NOTE FROM THE ARTIST

"The challenges of creating a throwback game day poster that acknowledges the Chiefs' rich past while highlighting their future made creating this illustration a joy. The first element to take note of is the star with the arrow pointing towards Kansas City Missouri. This visual represents the Chiefs' move from Dallas back in 1963 when they were known as the Dallas Texans and also shows where the game will be played. The other flying arrow with the dot demonstrates the Houston Texans heading to Kansas City for the October 13th, 2019 game. We went with hand lettering to evoke the feelings of a nostalgic throwback game day poster. Arrowhead Stadium represents the Chiefs present and future, and the football is another reference to the competition between these two great teams."

- Richard Raney

Gmail: rraney@smacatholic.org | Hotmail: richard_raney@hotmail.com | Facebook: Richard Raney

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Richard Raney has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Kansas City Art Institute. After graduating, he signed with an illustration representative, and worked with The Leopold Gallery. That same year he began teaching art to local high school students. He has freelanced for a number of national magazines and design firms, including notable local companies, Cerner, Sprint and Eisterhold Associates. Richard's fine art work can be found in the OP Convention Center, H&R Block, UMKC and K-State collections. Most summers, he paints with the set crew at New Theater Restaurant. Over the course of the last 20 years, Richard's other passion is helping students find and develop their artistic abilities. Between teaching and commissioned artwork, he has a full schedule, but in his spare time he studies ancient history, creates personal artwork, and spends time with his family and friends.

Packers vs. Chiefs | October 27, 2019

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NOTE FROM THE ARTIST

"This hand-painted acrylic on canvas portrays the immense delight brought on by watching these two giants face off in a classic Sunday night matchup. The value and tones I chose give the piece a retro 80s feel and hopefully invite a feeling of nostalgia. The brushstrokes are purposeful and intended to connect the painting's movement with the experience of the fans watching live."

- John Bukaty

www.johnbukaty.com | Instagram: John Bukaty | Facebook: John Bukaty

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John Bukaty is a pioneer of the live painting movement. Sixteen years ago, he started live painting band performances weekly at a Kansas City brewpub, but has since traveled around the world for his work, painting in India, Ireland, Mexico, and beyond. Bukaty has created important commissions for Chipotle, Sprint, Comcast, Western Union, Budweiser and Jameson. He has been selected to commemorate events such as the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the Fiesta Bowl, and the American Century celebrity golf championship. Celebrity collectors of his work include Matthew McConaughey, Penelope Cruz, J.J. Cale, John Popper, Kansas Jayhawks coach Bill Self, and Steve Winwood. He has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for organizations like the YMCA, The American Cancer Society, Community Service League, The SPCA and The Halo Foundation.

Vikings vs. Chiefs | November 3, 2019

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NOTE FROM THE ARTIST

"My paintings primarily focus on fast-moving moments in Sports history. I try to make the game appear even larger than life than it already is."

- Chris Sembower

Twitter: chrissembower | Instagram: chrissembower | Facebook: Chris Sembower

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Chris Sembower is a designer and illustrator from the Kansas City area, specializing in colorful, fast-moving sports artwork.

Raiders vs. Chiefs | December 1, 2019

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NOTE FROM THE ARTIST

"Both of us are Kansas City natives, growing up knowing nothing other than Chiefs when it comes to football! We are forever fans and have absolutely loved witnessing the excitement over our home team grow stronger than ever! We're flattered to have had the opportunity to design the Oakland vs Kansas City, Dec 1 game day poster. Using traditional scissors and paper to create the art out of cut paper pieces, we collaged together the Kansas City skyline, the players, field and team helmets. The art depicts this historic rivalry of two teams, both original AFL members and both celebrating their 60th seasons this year going head to head at Arrowhead once again! In our minds, it's an epic battle on the field in the greatest city, with the best fans in the loudest stadium and most of all, we are thrilled to be a part of it all and in the stands cheering at the top of our lungs. GO CHIEFS!"

- Ampersand Design Studio

www.ampersanddesignstudio.com | Facebook: Ampersand Design Studio | Instagram: @AmpersandStudio | Twitter: @AmpersandStudio

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Together, Morgan Georgie & Carrie Kiefer, make up the wildly fun Kansas City-based art and design partnership, Ampersand Design Studio. Carrie & Morgan believe that it was no coincidence that they first met in typography class at The University of Kansas. It was only fitting for the company name to be derived from a typographic symbol. Carrie & Morgan's combined style is modern, artful and always colorful! Their artwork appears on textile, stationery, home décor and fashion products for companies such as Crate&Barrel, Target, West Elm and Chatbooks. In addition, Ampersand's own line of products is sold in shops across the country and in their own retail shop inside of Made in KC Marketplace on the Country Club Plaza. It's life in the Midwest, their kids' imaginations and their own long-time friendship that inspire Ampersand's unique designs. Ampersand is where color and pattern come to play, so come join the party!

Broncos vs. Chiefs | December 15, 2019

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NOTE FROM THE ARTIST

"This digital painting was inspired by Dante Hall! More specifically, his 93-yard punt return against the Denver Broncos in 2003. He pretty much left the Broncos in the dust, and that's the energy I wanted to convey here!"

- Libby Rule

libbyrule.art | Twitter: @libbyrocknrule | Instagram: @LibbyRuleArt

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Libby Rule is an illustrator/painter/people-person from Chillicothe, MO. She recently graduated from Missouri State University with a BFA in animation, and has been working as a graphic designer and as an intern at Cartoon Network for the Powerpuff Girls. In her free time, she just keeps painting the Chiefs!

Chargers vs. Chiefs | December 29, 2019

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NOTE FROM THE ARTIST

"After spending my childhood drawing my favorite Chiefs players, it was a privilege to design and illustrate a poster for the final regular season matchup of the 2019 season. To keep with the retro theme, I pulled inspiration from 50s and 60s movie posters, color schemes, and famous American Illustrators like Norman Rockwell and Haddon Sundblom. To celebrate the historic nature of this organization, I combined elements from all across the 60 year span, namely two of the most electric players in franchise history. In the background, I painted a collaged skyline, incorporating landmarks that I feel make our city unique. The piece depicts action in a snowy KC scene, but the overall painting is warm, reflecting the energy and intensity felt during a game at Arrowhead (no matter the frigid temps!)."

- Grant Gruenhaupt

Website: https://grantgru.com | Instagram: grant.gru

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Grant Gruenhaupt is a freelance illustrator, concept artist, and muralist from the Kansas City area who is currently based in Los Angeles. Grant has worked with clients such as three time pro bowler Cam Newton, two time super bowl champ Torrey Smith, Kansas City's KBP Foods, Meshika Hats, and more. His work has been featured on the red carpet at the Met Gala, on Walls around KC and in LA, and in one of KFC's most iconic restaurants. Grant specializes in collaborating with clients to bring ideas, visual identity, and stories to life through great design and illustration.

Texans vs. Chiefs | January 12, 2020

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NOTE FROM THE ARTIST

"My painting technique is based on old school airbrushing techniques that I learned at my first job as an airbrush artist. There are lots of layers built on top of one another, and I use masks heavily to achieve the look I am going for. I liked the idea of illustrating electricity and energy to represent some of the excitement of the stadium and the fans inside it. Arrowhead always comes alive on Sundays, and I wanted to try and capture some of what makes it such a special place."

- Chris Sembower

Twitter: chrissembower| Instagram: chrissembower| Facebook: Chris Sembower

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Chris Sembower is a designer and illustrator from the Kansas City area, specializing in colorful, fast-moving sports artwork.

Titans vs. Chiefs | January 19, 2020

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NOTE FROM THE ARTIST

"For the 2020 conference championship game, I knew that Lamar Hunt had to be the centerpiece for this painting. My main goals for the piece were to celebrate this historic matchup that dates back to the 60s, and ultimately honor Hunt. The original founder of the Chiefs and the AFL, the man who coined the term "Super Bowl," and the one whose name graces the trophy we're fighting for. I depicted some all-time greats as well as current greats, all contained within Hunt's silhouette. The players and everything else that comes with this great game, old and new, run through him."

- Grant Gruenhaupt

Website: https://grantgru.com | Instagram: grant.gru

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Grant Gruenhaupt is a freelance illustrator, concept artist, and muralist from the Kansas City area who is currently based in Los Angeles. Grant has worked with clients such as three time pro bowler Cam Newton, two time super bowl champ Torrey Smith, Kansas City's KBP Foods, Meshika Hats, and more. His work has been featured on the red carpet at the Met Gala, on Walls around KC and in LA, and in one of KFC's most iconic restaurants. Grant specializes in collaborating with clients to bring ideas, visual identity, and stories to life through great design and illustration.

Super Bowl LIV | 49ers vs. Chiefs | February 2, 2020

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NOTE FROM THE ARTIST

"As a life long Chiefs fan, I was beyond honored to create the poster for the Chiefs first appearance in the Super Bowl in fifty years. When I designed the opening day poster this season, I mentioned my first ever real design project was actually for the Kansas City Chiefs. I was in 3rd grade and won a contest to have my artwork used on the 1991 Kansas City Chiefs season tickets. I owe this organization a great deal and am so thankful to be a tiny part of this ride. My Super Bowl poster has many little Chief Easter eggs sprinkled through out it. The obvious Miami references shown are palm trees, a flamingo, the beach and that Miami sunshine. But within the poster I also I depict the Super Bowl 54 official logo in Chiefs red, Patrick Mahomes and "The Run" as well as one of Tyrann Mathieu's many clutch plays. As Coach Reid always says, "How 'bout those Chieeeeeeeefssssssss!!".

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Tad Carpenter is a designer, illustrator, author and educator based in Kansas City, Missouri. Carpenter co-runs the design and branding studio, Carpenter Collective with his wife, Jessica Carpenter where they focus on bringing powerful messages to life through strategy, branding, packaging, illustration and design. They have worked with clients ranging from Target, Coca-Cola, Macy's, Old Navy, Conan O'Brien, Boulevard Brewing Co., Adobe and MTV among many others. Carpenter has worked with numerous bands on tours and poster campaigns designing over 200 gig posters as well as writing and illustrating over twenty children's books in our marketplace today.

Twitter: @TadCarpenter | Instagram: @TadCarpenter | Facebook: Tad Carpenter