Cody Hudson is a Chicago based artist, also known for his graphic contributions under the name Struggle Inc. He has designed, illustrated and art directed for clients such as Stussy, Nike, Burton Snowboards, Converse, Sixpack France, Yale University Art Gallery, Krooked Skateboards, Vw & Wallpaper Magazine. He has worked on numerous album and CD covers for artists Tommy Guerrero, Lady Sovereign, Five Deez, The Berg Sans Nipple and Slaraffenland for music labels Chocolate Industries, Quango, Team Love & Hometapes.
In addition to commercial projects, In 2006 Cody was commissioned by the City of Chicago Public Art Program to create a permanent installation at the White Sox/35th CTA station as part of the Arts in Transit Program. In 2007 he had his first solo museum show titled “There Ain’t No Bottomless Pit Here, This is Fucking Magic Man, and Were All a Part of it Together” at the Museum of Contemporary Art – Chicago (MCA). His first book of art and design “Save My Life” was published in 2008 by Fifty24sf Gallery.
His graphic work, paintings and site specific installation have been exhibited throughout the US, Europe, and Japan including the Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), New Image Art (LA), Rocket Gallery (Tokyo), V1 (Copenhagen), The Lazy Dog (Paris), Espace LVL (Nantes), Hellerau (Dresden) and Andrew Rafacz (Chicago).
Cody’s work has also been featured in numerous magazines and publications including Elephant, idN, Straight No Chaser, Arkitip, Anthem, Monster Children and Juxtapoz. He is also a partner in the Michelin Star rated Longman & Eagle restaurant and a founding partner in the Land and Sea Dept. creative group.