About


Thumbdemon is the online portfolio of Harikrishnan Panicker.

Harikrishnan Panicker is a Denver based graphic designer / illustrator. He has a Masters degree in Design from the Industrial Design Center, IIT Bombay and then worked with MTV India where he was the Senior Designer / Supervising Producer and created designs for channels like MTV, Vh1 and NICK. He spends his time experimenting with printmaking, screen printing and working for clients like MTV World, Comedy Central, Vh1, MTV, Nickelodeon, Wigwam Creative Inc, Matter Inc (An Edelman Company), Motive Denver, White Canvas and Invisible Rabbit. He is also working on a line of merchandise under the name - Thumbdemon. In his spare time he collects and customizes vinyl toys, is obsessed with drawing monsters, screen prints , rides his bike, secretly aspires to be in space and works on his super powers. He can keep quiet in 17 languages including Swahili and Parseltongue & can move at an exceptionally slow pace emulating a sloth practicing tai chi!. He is also currently obsessed with the colors yellow and black.

Client List //




Exhibitions & Art Shows //

Luminous beings // September 2013 // Blackbook Gallery, Denver, CO
NeuFolk Revival // October 2013 // LeQuivive Gallery, Oakland, CA (Group Show)
By Any Means Necessary - Breaking Bad tribute show // Blackbook gallery, Denver, CO (Group Show)
BordoBello NYC - Installation piece // May 2013 // AIGA National Center Gallery, NewYork (Installation and Skateboard art piece)
Exquisite Corpse 2 in collaboration with Sameer Kulavoor // June 2013 // Groundswell Gallery // Denver, CO
Happy Journey // February 2013 // Blackbook Gallery, Denver, CO
Cuts+ Drips / October 2011 / Super Ordinary Gallery, Denver, CO
Everything We Love / February 2012 / Groundswell Gallery, Denver, CO
Jet Set - An Exploration of Movable Art / Group Show / Sep 2012 to Jan 2013 / Denver International Airport
Project Hello / June 2011 / Redline Gallery, Denver, CO
Bordo Bello 2011 / September 2011 / Redline Gallery, Denver, CO
Bordo Bello 2012 / September 2012 / Redline Gallery, Denver, CO
Artcrank 2011 - Bike inspired art show / Aug 2011 / Super Ordinary Gallery, Denver, CO
Artcrank 2012 - Bike inspired art show / Aug 2012 / Taxi, Denver, CO
Denver Chalk Art Festival / June 2011 / Larimer Square, Denver, CO
Denver Chalk Art Festival / June 2010 / Larimer Square, Denver, CO
Wild & Free / June 2012 / Hooked on Colfax, Denver, CO
IndyInk 10 year Anniversary Group Show / August 2012 / Indy Ink, Denver, CO
Square Footage 12 x 12 Group Show / May 2012 / Plastic Chapel, Denver, CO

Press //
Juxtapoz Magazine
303 Magazine // Broadway Triangle Art Wall
My Modern Met // Feature on Rise & Skate - BordoBello NYC Installation
Creating Change | Design Writings from India
Platform Magazine
Rolling Stone India
Creative Gaga
100% zine
Of Indian Origin

Merits & Awards//
ADCD 2012 // Illustration Category // Bordo Bello Branding Design
ADCD 2013 // Public Service Category // Bordo Bello NYC Illustration and Window Installation