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The portfolio of Riley Englebert's senior art exhibition project.

Semester Completed

Spring 2023


De Pere


Art, Graphic Design, Music Poster, Poster Design


Art and Design

Artist Statement

For my senior exhibition I designed a series of four music promotional posters. Music allows me to relax and reflect which is why the posters are based on musical artists I enjoy listening to. I created these posters digitally using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. They are composed of different images, shapes, and text I edited and stylized.

I used the psychedelic art style popular for music posters during the 1960s. This style uses super vibrant colors and the shapes create an almost 3-D effect I find fascinating. I am drawn to the psychedelic art pioneered by artists like graphic designers Milton Glaser and the Big 5; Wes Wilson, Stanley Mouse, Alton Kelley, Rick Griffin and Victor Moscoso. I also incorporated some elements from music posters from the 1980s because this decade saw a resurgence in music poster design and the return of psychedelic elements. For example the Pitbull poster uses a flat background with darker colors as opposed to 3-D background with brighter colors like the Jason Derulo poster.


Riley Englebert

Riley Englebert: Senior Art Exhibition Portfolio