Born in 1975, AJ Masthay has lived in Connecticut his entire life. He attended the Hartford Art School where he majored in printmaking with an art history minor, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1997. Masthay established his own letterpress studio in 2001 and is currently based out of Hartford, CT.
Clients include The Grateful Dead, Black Sabbath, Dead and Company, Foo Fighters, South Park, Queens of the Stone Age, The Jerry Garcia Estate, Widespread Panic, Umphrey’s McGee and many more.
Outside of the studio, AJ enjoys time with his wife Kara and two Labrador retrievers (Dexter and Halley) in their West Hartford, CT home. Other interests include treasure hunting at the local flea markets and all things natural history related including an extensive osteology (skull) collection.