Commissioned by Graffiti USA to create a visual representation of Chicago, authentic to the city's history and culture for the adidas 2018 adicolor campaign. The design was used to wrap a 12' x 17' wall, which patrons of Finishline stores would color in over a 4 week, in-store program.
Custom Tables for a well known cafe in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood.
Artist, Sam Kirk collaborated with the team at GTM Central to design the GUINNESS LIVE IT UP Experience. A celebration of the West Indian and West African cultures through art and music. As lead art director and designer, she was responsible for the overall design, cultural and creative elements, artist curation and production. The project is a huge undertaking, but is ideal for Kirk's practice, allowing her to implement all of her skills into one program: fine art, fabrication, interior space design.
"It's a sweet gig. I work with the team to design the experience then literally head back to the studio to create what is needed to make it come to life." The festival began in Brooklyn in 2013 and has continued thru 2015 touring other cities in the US.
Partnership with Xfinity, Comcast to design a eco-friendly bag. Xfinity distributed these bags at summer festivals throughout the city shortly after Chicago announced it's city-wide bag tax.
Collaboration with Major League Soccer to design a mural that celebrates soccer in Chicago in connection with the MLS All-Star Game. Mural was completed in Chicago's Pilsen Neighborhood on the corner of 18th and Ashland.
A celebration of the Mexican culture and community in Chicago, Sam was commissioned by Don Julio to complete "Pilsen Primavera." Reproductions of the painting were gifted to the top distributors in Chicago.
Official Artist for SXSW 2015/2016, Sam Kirk designed the artwork for the Choose Chicago trade show booth in collaboration with Simple Truth.
An on-going series of work developed to support non-profits organizations. Each piece is specific to a cause and is developed to be used as a marketing tool, drive awareness and sales in which 25% to 50% of all profits are donated to the organization. Some of the work shown here supports: Project Fierce Chicago, Smart NYC, From the Barrio Foundation, and The Lost Childhoods. View more at my retail site Provoke Culture.