One Man Surf Party is a Chicago based clothing brand featuring the graphic illustrations of owner/artist Aaron Bauer.
OMSP began as my nightly drawing ritual. I would mix an umbrella-based cocktail, listen to surf records, and draw my favorite things: tiki mugs, rocket ships, food, gaming characters, whatever! One summer, after an unsuccessful search to find exciting graphic t-shirts featuring these things, i decided to make my own. My nightly One Man Surf Party became dedicated to this task.
In the fall of 2013, I launched a successful Kickstarter campaign to print my first four shirts. With the help of my girlfriend and OMSP co-founder, Dana, we launched an online store. Soon after, we began pop-up shops at comic book conventions, music festivals, and gaming events across the midwest.
All One Man Surf Party products are designed, printed, and packaged by myself, here in Chicago. With new designs and products always in the works, the best way to follow OMSP is on our instagram and facebook pages.