Drake Rorabaugh went through several processes before finding his voice in the collection below. A collection that illustrates the music of the Folly Jazz Series artists. Drake’s Pedrito Martinez poster was selected as one of the winning designs!
Every year the Folly Theater teams up with the KCAI Graphic Design Juniors where the students are given the opportunity to design the posters for the Folly Jazz Series. This provides the students with real-world client experience while elevating the Folly’s design and appearance! Anthony Williams posters stood out for not just their colors, but…
Fiona Dougan is a student at the Kansas City Art Institute and participated in the annual Folly Jazz Series Poster Design competition with other students in her class! Fiona had amazing, bold designs that the judges loved. Fiona also won the best design for her Branford Marsalis poster!
The Folly Theater & the Kansas City Art Institute partnered in a poster design project eleven years ago. The project was designed to provide the KCAI Graphic Design students with real-world client experience, while at the same time, elevating the aesthetic of the Folly Theater.