Vance is one of our 30×30: 1988 exhibition artists, and in this series of showcases we aim to show and tell you a little more about the artist, their work and why they chose the film they will be creating work for. Also WIP from their 1988 piece and details on how you can grab one of these for yourself.

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988)

Film Synopsis

Upon arriving in a small town where she has inherited a rundown mansion, a famous horror hostess battles an evil uncle, and townspeople who want her burned at the stake.

About the Artist

Vance Kelly is an award-winning illustrator, fine artist, printmaker and graphic designer.

Born in 1970, he resides in New Orleans, Louisiana.

His instantly recognizable artwork can be seen in the industries of music, advertising, apparel, and publishing.

With an interest in mythology, fantasy, and the occult, Vance uses dark and light themes to express his unique imagery.

He is most notable for his album cover and poster art.


Be sure to check out all of Vance’s work, and we’ll be sure to share some teases of their 80s classic real soon.

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