Stefan Marx (1979 in Schwalmstadt, Germany) is a Hamburg based artist. In 1995 he set up his own T-Shirt Label “The Lousy Livincompany”, a platform for his drawings published on T-Shirts. Since then he has worked for numerous Skateboard & T-Shirt Labels worldwide. His work has been exhibited internationally and has received awards and prizes including the Lichtwark grand and a Grand for young arts in Hamburg. His book “85 Zeichnungen” (Rollo-Press) got selected as one of the Most Beautiful Swiss Books in 2009. His artist books are published by Nieves Books, Rollo-Press, and Christoph Keller Editions/JRP Ringier — beside these releases he publishes regulary by himself. All Smallville Records releases are visually defined by Marx‘ drawings. Smallville Records is also the label of his band “The Dead Sea”. He has lectured widely in Germany and teached Drawing at the Bauhaus University in Weimar. Marx graduated at the University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg, focused on Typography and Cultural Studies & Communication Theories.