About Us

Status Serigraph is the full service Graphic Design and Limited-Edition poster studio of Knoxville-based designer Justin Helton. Since 2005, Helton has developed into one of the most sought after young designers in the Southeast. A one-man studio specializing in graphic design for the music and entertainment industry, Helton has designed materials for some of today’s biggest musical acts, festivals and entertainment brands. Working with bands like Phish, The Avett Brothers, My Morning Jacket, Ween, The Black Keys, and festivals like Bonnaroo, Forecastle and Outside Lands, Helton has created an array of designs for the music industry. Working out of his studio in downtown Knoxville, TN, he uses a unique blend of design, illustration, and typography in his work and his posters are screen printed by hand. As an alumni of the University of Tennessee, and former Creative Director for AC Entertainment, Helton’s experience has lead him to design for such brands as A&E Television, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., and Sugarlands Distilling Company. Helton’s designs have been featured in publications such as Gigposters Vol. 2, 1000 More Greetings, Relix Magazine and has been talked about on such websites as the Chive, Paste Magazine, Buzzfeed and OMGposters.com.


  • Wow just like that @shakykneesfest is over! What a great year, saw so many great shows, met tons of great people, always one of the best festivals of the summer! Thanks to @sweet78 for a great time and thanks to everyone that stopped by the booth this weekend! My copies of the SOLD OUT festival poster will go up tomorrow at 2pm eastern... don't sleep as I don't have many to sell! #shakyknees2017
  • Not only did I get my first @ponderers show but I got to hang out with Mr. Allbrook himself for a bit and chat. SUCH a nice dude! #pond #shakyknees2017
  • Exciting day for me, got to meet an artist that I have respected for many years and who's work I have admired... maybe you'll see some collaborative work down the line! @dannybones64 great meeting you today! #shakyknees2017 #dannyclinch
  • Day 3 of @shakykneesfest started out with a set by @songsforkids with special guest @sometomguy ! Word is inly 20 posters are left at the merch booth so if you're heading in today stop by the merch booth asap!
  • Man, @moon_taxi playing a great set at @shakykneesfest , Tomahawk chop was a great addition guys!
  • My homies @therecordcompany giving @shakykneesfest a rockin start to day 2! #shakyknees2017 #therecordcompany