The lost art of rock ‘n’ roll posters: 25 years of Screwball Press
It takes a brave soul to do business with a screwball, unless that screwball is Steve Walters of Chicago. Walters is a poster artist who was inspired by the psychedelic posters of the 1960’s and led a revival of poster art in the 1990’s. As WGN’s Steve Sanders reports, 25 years of Screwball Press is reason to party.
There's a poster convention of sorts this Thursday night when artists and music lovers will join Steve in at Co prosperity sphere on S. Morgan in Bridgeport for a 25th birthday party, and the public is welcome. You can also see Steve's work in an art exhibit at the Chicago Cultural Center through Sunday, July 17th. And, if you'd like even more information about the gathering, the exhibit, or Screwball Press and Steve's proteges, you can click the links right here.
Producer Pam Grimes and Photojournalist Mike D'Angelo contributed to this report.