Steve Byram is both a professional commercial artist and a fine artist, and for many years has been finding innovative ways to combine the two activities into a singular body of work. Byram is responsible for the distinctive and much-imitated look of the releases on the JMT record label throughout the 1980s.

Byram was introduced to Tim Berne while at Columbia during Tim's brief tenure on that label, and history was made. To date Byram has been responsible for the design of almost every single Berne recording released since 1987. Together with Berne, Byram was also responsible for the distinctive design and packaging of all releases on the Screwgun label.

Oddly enough, his best known work is most likely the famous plane wreck on the cover of the Beastie Boys album Licensed to Ill ...

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