STUDIO & LIVE
Max Crace Studio provides photography and graphic design services and also sells fine art gallery quality archival prints from an impressive archive of music related photography.
Max Crace’s photographs and graphic designs have graced the covers of many albums, magazines, and music books. His distinctive sense of photography and design is likely familiar to regular viewers of guitar related ads – Fender, Roland, Gretsch, Gibson, Marshall, GHS Strings, D'Addario and C.F. Martin are but a few of the clients that have used his photography or design, or both. Max is an accomplished illustration artist as well. Utilizing a multi-media approach combining painting and drawing techniques in addition to his photography, he can create totally unique images.
Max began playing drums while still in grade school and was already playing gigs by the age of 13. He later came to Austin Texas as a drummer and still later became a recording engineer, producer, and a studio owner, recording many renowned artists over the years. In the visual arts he has long worked primarily within the music industry, either directly for artists, record labels, books and magazines, or for music instrument and related equipment manufacturers and merchandisers.