Tuffy is an American rock poster artist and printmaker. He was born in Michigan. Currently he lives and works in San Francisco, California. Lil Tuffy is best known for his minimal style which relies heavily on typography and incorporates negative space.
He creates limited edition, hand-screened posters for such bands as the Black Lips and Pavement, as well as many others. He also created the CBGB's 30th Anniversary poster. Tuffy's poster for the Noise Pop music festival appeared in the 2006 Lindsay Lohan film Just My Luck and, most recently, the HBO series, "Looking."
Lil Tuffy has curated the Noise Pop Festival poster show since 2004 and has exhibited his work all over the world, in the US, Canada, Mexico, Spain, Portugal, Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Serbia, and the UK.