Flatstock Exhibition at SXSW
Flatstock Exhibition at SXSW

Flatstock Exhibition at SXSW

Flatstock Poster Exhbition
SXSW – Austin Convention Center, March 16, 2018
Photography by Jim Chapin

March 15-17. Presented by the American Poster Institute (API), Flatstock displayed the works of the world’s top gig poster artists. The show featured posters of varying styles, colors, and techniques for sale by the talented artists who created them.

The American Poster Institute is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to serving the poster artist community and promoting the art form. The Flatstock shows provide the American Poster Institute with a way to present poster artists collectively while showcasing the breadth of styles they represent. If you’re interested in exhibiting at Flatstock,

The best concert posters have always captured both the essence of the music they promoted and the spirit of the time in which they were produced. Flatstock provides an ongoing series of opportunities to see fine poster art in person and to meet the artists who created it.

Other areas included:

  • The Vinyl Lounge hosted local and international record vendors, vinyl manufacturers, and a selection of merchandise.
  • Flatstock Stage featured special performances from showcasing artists from around the world
  • Meetup Pavilion was a curated spot to relax and meet new people at SXSW.


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About the Author and Photographer

Jim Chapin
Freelance Live Music, Editorial & Event Photographer, Writer and Graphic Artist currently living it up in Austin, Texas - Live Music Capital of the World!
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