Famous as the art director for the multi-Grammy-winning rock band The Black Keys, he received a 2011 Grammy Award for Best Recording Package for his cover art for the group's 2010 album Brothers.
He trained at Ohio's Columbus College of Art and Design.
Apart from his work with The Black Keys, he showcased his work as a sculptor and photographer.
His brother, drummer
He and Alex Pardee are both known for their album artwork (Pardee created album covers for the band The Used).