Able Parris (b. 1979) is an award-winning, internationally published artist, interdisciplinary creative director and designer. He is SVP, Group Creative Director at Deutsch in NYC.
Together with his wife and long-time collaborator, Julia Parris, Able runs creative studio Analog is Heavy.
- Group Creative Director and Head of Design at Translation.
- Group Creative Director, Digital Platforms at Deutsch LA where he launched Taco Bell’s new site ta.co, and lead a huge overhaul of the model pages on vw.com (here’s a favorite).
- Design Director at Big Spaceship where he worked with a range of clients in eCommerce, connected experiences, and innovative digital campaigns.
- Designer at McKinney where he helped design some of the agency’s most successful, award-winning work.
- In January 2005, he founded his own boutique design after leaving Rhode Island School of Design.
His surrealist collages and typographic illustrations have been sought after and commissioned by publications around the world. In 2010, he was invited by Yosi Sergant to exhibit in RE:FORM SCHOOL alongside Marc Ecko, Shepard Fairey, Michel Gondry, and other esteemed artists from around the world. In 2013, he had his first solo exhibition at Indiana Wesleyan University. In April 2014 he exhibited works with Milton Glaser, Debbie Millman, Paul Soulellis and others in a small group show in Brooklyn.
He is available for contract work and speaking engagements. Email: info[at]ableparris.com
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