Mackerel is the brainchild of Chris Pinkerton. With over two decades of professional experience
creating illustration and design for the international marketplace. His collaborative approach with a network of seasoned writers, photographers, printers and other creative professionals, bring the precise expertise needed to
each new venture. Creative Direction, Illustration, Design are done by Chris, to ensure a consistent and proven history is aptly applied to every project. Your needs are never handed off to another person.
Primarily referral-based accounts, Chris has created successful market-driven projects for: Ben &
Jerry's, Santana, The Rolling Stones, The Grateful Dead, Bob Marley, Rusted Root, Guns & Roses,
Pink Floyd, Garth Brooks, Wynonna Judd, Woodstock '94, Phish, The Audubon Society, California
State Parks, Coastal Roasters, The Library Of Congress and more.
Our success however, comes not from our list of prominent client’s, but rather what we have done for our clients.