"Combination13 (aka Steve Kitchen) is a Graphic Artist based in East Vancouver, BC – Armed with a distinctively unique, in your face style - Combination13 are well known for gigposter artwork and contributions to the burgeoning BC Craft Beer scene, via the Parallel 49 Brewing Company. Combination13 contributed most of our festival poster art this year, so you’ll no doubt be familiar with his work already!
Having worked as a freelancer for over a decade, Combination13 have supplied graphic art for a wide number of bands, artists & labels, many of which have graced the stage here at Victoria Ska & Reggae Fest – Notable examples include, The Slackers, Larry & His Flask, King Django, Lee Scratch Perry, Trojan Records, The Sentiments, Rude City Riot, Los Furios, Sonic Boom Six, Vic Ruggeiro, The Resignators, Georgetown Orbits, Easy Big Fella, The Porkers, Skinnerbox, The Toasters, Vic Rice, Dope Soda, The Brass Action, The Soul Radics, Laurel Aitken & Madness.
Earlier this year Combination13 held an exhibition in East Vancouver entitled ‘Art On Tap’, showcasing his original character art, hand painted on canvas – The show was a huge success, all 12 pieces sold out and money was proudly raised for Multiple Sclerosis Canada.
Combination13 also design for the critically acclaimed ‘Vive Le Rock’ magazine, Rebellion Festival & for our good friends over at Montreal Ska Festival
Steve has two tuxedo cats but claims to “not have a favourite”, endorses dollar store sharpies and loves a good sandwich. His favourite film is Crank 2."