Jared Connor Posters
An Inventory to the Collection
Jared Connor created the company Mexican Chocolate Design.com and has designed band posters since 2000 in Austin, Texas. His posters typically incorporate symmetry, old clipart, and collages. His first poster was for Honky, NYE 1999/2000 Red Eyed Fly. His influences include names such as MC Escher and HR Giger. Other bands and companies he has worked for include: The Mars Volta, Turbonegro, No Warning, Honky, Warner Brothers, Universal, Roadrunner Records, Teepee Records, Gyro Worldwide, Tribal DDB, Arclight Records, Josephson Engineering and Capita Snowboards.
The collection contains approximately fifty posters advertising music (rock, punk and country) shows at various music venues. Austin clubs such as La Zona Rosa, Stubbs BBQ, Red Eyed Fly, Emo's, Gypsy Tea Room, The Parish, Aussies, and the Austin Music Hall are represented. The collection also includes posters for other Texas and national venues.
The posters promote bands and musicians such as The Rollins Band, Billy Idol, Pat Green, 30 Odd Foot of Grumps, Clutch, Biohazard, Leftover Salmon, Tomahawk, Lucinda Williams, Peter Yorn, Tool, Merle Haggard, Concrete Blond, John Mayer, Dixie Witch, High on Fire, Nebula, Turbonegro, Mondo Generator, The Cramps, Gore Gore Girls, My Morning Jacket, Melvins, New Found Glory, Finch, Butthole Surfers, Stereolab, Travis, Remy Zero, The Cult, The Breeders, The John Spencer Blues Explosion, Puddle of Mud, Busta Rhymes, The Roots, Everclear, Caustic Resin, and Death Cab for Cutie.
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Jared Connor Poster Collection (AR.2002.021). Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.
Donor #: DO/2002/070
Donation Date: 2005
Finding aid created and encoded by Danica Galbraith in 2012.
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