Dave Glass' Profile

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Dave Glass' INK RUNS COLD was established in 2005 hand printing rock posters in a tiny apartment in South Philadelphia. Artist Dave Glass has been creating his signature styled illustrations since the 1980's, initially scribbling bad skate rock art on school desks, skateboards, brown paper bag book covers, and making homemade punk rock stencil spray painted T-shirts.
Seething through his youth, a Ritalin prescribed ADHD, latchkey, Catholic boy in the Carolinas, Dave Glass (aka Dave Glass Riddick ) knelt at the altar of fear and lies, and rang the sanctus bells, tolling for the black sheep of broken homes. Un-tuned to the world in the 1980's, trying to find an escape discovering sub-cultures, Glass began scribbling and spray painting punk, thrash metal, death rock, and hardcore band logos, and sociopolitical slogans, on everything from skateboards to leather jackets igniting his journey…

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  • Male
  • Born on August 29
  • Joined December 14, 2011

Favorite materials

graphite, acrylic paint, spray paint, screen printing, ink and brush, wood, pen and ink, guoache, florescent ink, french paper

About

Dave Glass' INK RUNS COLD was established in 2005 hand printing rock posters in a tiny apartment in South Philadelphia. Artist Dave Glass has been creating his signature styled illustrations since the 1980's, initially scribbling bad skate rock art on school desks, skateboards, brown paper bag book covers, and making homemade punk rock stencil spray painted T-shirts.
Seething through his youth, a Ritalin prescribed ADHD, latchkey, Catholic boy in the Carolinas, Dave Glass (aka Dave Glass Riddick ) knelt at the altar of fear and lies, and rang the sanctus bells, tolling for the black sheep of broken homes. Un-tuned to the world in the 1980's, trying to find an escape discovering sub-cultures, Glass began scribbling and spray painting punk, thrash metal, death rock, and hardcore band logos, and sociopolitical slogans, on everything from skateboards to leather jackets igniting his journey.

Dave Glass has since illustrated, designed album covers and posters for numerous bands, from GBH to Soundgarden, and/or hand screen printed licensed clothing and merchandise for boundless bands, ranging from AC/DC to GG Allin. Including anything else in between from the adult industry to burlesque troupes, to roller derby and tattoo conventions, around the globe. His work has been featured in books such as The Art Of Modern Rock, Electric Frankenstein High Energy Rock N Roll Poster Art, Aphrodisia II Art Of The Female Form, and numerous international publications.

In addition to creating art for bands over the years, Mr. Glass has held the throne as drummer for many musical endeavors since a young misunderstood 1980's teen rager, punker, head banger, including The Strychnine Babies, Dead Empty, Doomed To Obscurity and many other projects.


Since 1991 he has lived and worked, in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, US.

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