The Jazz Pensacola Board of Directors selected the 2021 Pensacola JazzFest poster design created by graphic designer/artist Sheila Overstreet of Mobile, Alabama. The poster will be sold at the May 15-16 Pensacola JazzFest at the festival’s Merchandise Tent in Seville Square. Overstreet will be on hand to sign posters.
Born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, Sheila Overstreet has been involved in graphic design for over 12 years. As a young child, she always gravitated towards drawing and painting, which lead her to where she is now.
While a student at the University of South Alabama, she was hired as lead artist for the USA Archaeology Museum’s murals and graphics for several exhibitions. Then for nearly two years, Sheila worked as assistant muralist to former professor and chair of the USA Department of Visual Arts, Jason Guynes, painting the Moulton Bell Tower Mural.
She graduated with a bachelor of fine arts degree with a primary concentration in graphic design and secondary in painting. Sheila has been working as the in-house graphic designer for a global production printer manufacturer for almost eight years. She still enjoys completing both private and public painting and graphic design commissions for clients all over the world.