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Born in 1973, Brian Chippendale grew up around the Philadelphia area. His entry into the Providence art and music scene came after graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in printmaking in the early 1990s. He began to make posters and comics and was one of four founders of Fort Thunder, a warehouse space in an old textile factory in Olneyville, that was a center for underground art and music from 1995 until 2001. Chippendale is well known as the drummer/vocalist for the noise rock band Lightning Bolt that has performed internationally and released five albums. Chippendale has produced the poster art for Lightning Bolt as well as art comic books including Ninja, Maggots and If’n Oof.
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Joseph A. Chazan, M.D.
Chippendale, Brian and Goulis, Richard, "Brian Chippendale" (2011). NetWorks RI | RISD Alumni Profiles. 6.