Keith Shore

Keith Shore


In August 2013 i became the full time Art Director at Mikkeller. This is my excuse for rarely (never) updating this site. But i do plan to. Really.

The Festival 2013

Great weekend in Portland, Maine at The Festival 2013. Just added the remaining prints to the site.


I will start paying attention to this site again.

Print Shop!

The Print Shop is open. You can now purchase limited edition screenprints directly from my site. First up are two Mikkeller posters i made for The Festival 2012.

A Million Heavens

John Brandon has published three books with McSweeney's. I have been lucky enough to make the art for each one. Here is a preview...

My Mikkeller screenprints

6 hand-printed silkscreens are now available for sale on! 2 - 4 colors, all 60x46cm on Rivoli natural 300gsm paper, signed & numbered by Me & Mikkel Bjergso, editions of 50 and 100.

It's Nice That

Very happy to be featured on It's Nice That. Great post about my Mikkeller labels and Copenhagen art show.

Lots of Mikkeller

Added 10 new beer labels today.


My drawing show (presented by V1 Gallery) opens Wednesday, May 9th at Mikkeller Bar. Framed, original drawings of the artwork used on my Mikkeller beer labels.

A Million Heavens

My artwork was sent to the printer today for the new McSweeney's release - 'A Million Heavens' by John Brandon. Gold and Silver stamping - classy.

Bloomberg View

Illustration: Harvards Liberal Arts Failure Is Wall Streets Gain.


Working on art for the cover of John Brandons new book 'A Million Heavens.'

Bloomberg View

Illustration: South Carolinas Monocot Stands Above Politics.

Bloomberg View

Illustration for the piece: On the Road to Delhi, India's Economy Gets Real.

New Mikkeller Labels

- Ultramate 1000
- George
- Wheat Is The New Hops (w/ Grassroots)
- Hop Burn Hi & Lo series

Bloomberg View

Shredding into the future with Universal Healthcare.

The New York Times

Illustration for 'We The Animals' book review in this weekends Sunday paper.

Copenhagen Beer Celebration

Designing the logo for Denmark's new festival for beer and gourmet fanatics. CBC will showcase over twenty-five breweries from the absolute elite of the international beer scene.

New Mikkeller Labels

Beer Hop Tequila, Wet Hop Kellerbier, Hoppy Lovin' Xmas, Saison Sally and Swinging Harry Tropical Quad (collab with Cigar City).

The New York Times

Illustration for 'Busy Monsters' book review in the Sunday paper.


Been droppin' sneak peek tweets of new Mikkeller labels and info about upcoming art projects.

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Mikkeller USA

My US label designs for the Porter and Sur Munk were approved for release. Find them soon at your favorite stateside bottle shop.

Henery and Louisiana

Museums Press published a 68 page, perfect bound book of my drawings. 300 exist. Buy yours here.

Look! My NEW Website

Peek around. So much new stuff to look at. An Illustration + Design section! Prints for sale! (soon). Boatloads of new drawings! ahhh (huge thank u to Alex)

Power Punch

I made a painting called 'Chiseling Nicola' for this lovely group show at Giant Robot SF. Show is up from April 2nd - 24th. Curated by Mark Todd and Esther Pearl Watson.

Big Worst and Porter

Redesigned Mikkeller's Big Worst label for this limited 'Barrel Aged' edition. Made art for the new Porter too!

Museums Press

Working on a 68 page book of drawings called 'Henry and Louisiana' to be published in an edition of 300 by Museums Press in Manchester, UK. My pal Damien Correll of NYC's Part & Parcel will be designing it :) Due to be released at the end of April.

Belgian Sour

Just finished art for 'Sur Munk' - A new new Belgian Sour from Mikkeller.

4 new Mikkeller labels

Belgian Tripel, Hop Bomb Challenge, Weizenbock, and Abel Imperial Stout.


NEW Drawings added today. Some of them will be in the group show KNOCK KNOCK at Needles and Pens in San Francisco. LOOK - my drawings are on a beer bottle.


The wonderful website 20x200 just released an editioned print of my painting Team Picture. The archival pigment print is available in 3 sizes and each comes with a signed certificate. Have a look right here.

Citrus County

Finally...a sneak peek and a chance to pre-order the new McSweeney's release Citrus County by John Brandon. I did all the artwork on this one. Super fun project and a great read too!

Team Dinner

New 30x40 painting Team Dinner is hanging in the Lovin' Oven. Go see it and eat their food (look at this menu - yum!). Also, i have a piece in a group show at Krets in Sweden. Peek at the amazing list of artists.

Side 2 Side

New paintings added. One is in the group show SIDE 2 SIDE - opening in SF, THURS DEC 10TH 6-9PM. More new paintings next week.

Book and a Movie

New paintings added today. 30x40 canvas - acrylic and gouache. 8 pieces were picked to dress the set of the new movie The Beaver (It stars Mel Gibson and Jodie Foster). Working on art for a new John Brandon book published by McSweeney's.

acrylic and gouache

Moved my workspace out of my house to a great little spot in Lambertville, NJ. Hardwood floors, 2 huge windows, central air and tons of plants. Working on a large series of canvas paintings. So far, all acrylic and gouache 30x40 inches.

Hello Again

Two new oil paintings added to the site. Just finished art for a McSweeney's t-shirt. Currently working on two, 8-foot canvas paintings for the new ACE Hotel in NYC.

Season's Greetings

Updated the Published section with illos from Dwell Magazine and more images from my collab with Marc Ecko. 2 page illo coming out in the April issue of Dwell. Goal for 09: Boatloads of oil paintings.

Hello November

Bearded Portrait commissions available. Turn your fuzzy friend or loved one into a Bearded Portrait! Email me here and ill let u know the details. Also, there is finally a sense of inventory for the original pieces on my site. Check the 'paintings' and 'published' sections and look for a sold tag to find out what is still available for purchase.

Been 4 Eva

3 person show in SF at Fifty24SF. Show opens Thursday, August 7, 2008.
SOLO show at KRETS in Malmo, Sweden. Show opens Saturday, Sept 6, 2008. Keep checking back - art from both upcoming shows will be added soon!

The Bearded Portraits!

The SHOP section has arrived! Standing tall at 12x12 - the 28 portraits join hands in an edition of 200, each signed and numbered, and printed on Hahnemuhle 100% rag paper with archival pigment inks.


New clothing projects with
Marc Ecko and Blood is the New Black. Illo's for AFR Boss and Dwell magazine. And a new SHOP section soon to be added to the site! Come back for limited run Giclee, Silkscreen, and Letterpress prints!!!


Peek at my Mark Ecko Star Wars clothing, two new deck series for Listen! Skateboards, and some new paintings...Group Shows: 'Snack Isle' at Giant Robot, 'Green' at Robert Berman Gallery and 'KNOW' at Art Basel in Miami.

Hello August.

its hot. good day for a swim. glad to be house-sitting. working on a book cover for McSweeney's, decks for Listen, tee's with Blood is the New Black, and check out to see my background art and logo on their homepage.

Flag Day

Full page art in this months Anthem Magazine. Upcoming projects with Blood is the New Black, Listen Skateboards, collab print with Andrew Jeffrey Wright and another with Calef Brown. Group shows at 'Go Gallery' in Milan and 'Grass Hut' in Portland.

Rad Bones

If you're east coastin' it please join Jesse LeDoux and me for the opening of RAD BONES at GRNY. We are showing well over 150 drawings + paintings and we've even done 2 collaborative screen prints especially for the show. So come slap us five on Saturday, May 19th. [and seriously, mailing list - yep - do it]

Welcome My Friends

Hope you enjoy the fresh look and titanic number of handsome pieces of art. Before you leave, be sure to sign up for the mailing list below for updates on new projects + exhibitions.


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