Zan Emerson (they/them) is a Brooklyn-based artist, designer, and marketer in the music industry and beyond. Employers, clients, and collaborators present and past include National Sawdust, NYC Nightlife United, Wordless Music, Big Ears Festival, Le Poisson Rouge, The Philip Glass Ensemble, The Antlers, Death by Audio, Kaufman Music Center, and NYC Winter Jazzfest.
For their unique take on bold, minimalist design, Zan was named Village Voice’s “Best Concert Poster Designer” of 2015. A deep believer in both workers’ rights and the life-altering power of live music, Zan strives to harness their passion for this line of work, not only to connect art with audiences, but to support and uplift the entire industry both on stage and behind the scenes.
Photo credit: Ebru Yildiz