Frank Kozik (b. 1962) is an American graphic artist best known for his posters for alternative rock bands. Kozik has worked with Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Stone Temple Pilots, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Melvins, The Offspring, Butthole Surfers, and Helmet. Kozik used to run Man’s Ruin Records, a media outlet and record label, and has published several books. In addition to AN ODE TO JOY are Man’s Ruin: Posters and Art by Frank Kozik and Desperate Measures Empty Pleasures. Kozik has been described as “one of the rock world’s top poster artists”, and interviewed in Rolling Stone. Kozik created Smorkin’ Labbit and is the Creative Director of Kidrobot. Labbit is a chain-smoking, unshaven rabbit character. Originally featured in Kozik’s nineties rock poster art, Labbit and his signature butthole were adopted by Kidrobot in 2003. Kozik has been a force in the designer toy movement with many of his works are produced in that form. He is also a member of the Stuckism art movement, an international art movement founded in 1999 by Billy Childish and Charles Thomson to promote figurative painting as opposed to conceptual art. AN ODE TO JOY is an extensive collection of his bold poster art.