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WHO WE ARE

Zac Scheinbaum is the Founder, CEO and editor-in-chief of Afterlife Press. Zac’s tattooing career spans over 20 years, and has taken him around the world. Zac has worked at some of the most well-respected shops where he has tattooed with and learned from the greatest tattoo artists alive today. Zac moved back home to Santa Fe, New Mexico where he opened Shrine Tattoo in 2019.

Cherish Chang (they/them) is a Creative Director based in Oakland CA. They hold a BFA in Graphic Design from the Academy of Art University and own a small design studio focused on cultural storytelling through print, packaging and branding with a focus on editorial publications.

Masumi Shibata is a Graphic Designer. Masumi’s work is guided by a strong belief in designing as a problem-solving tool. He is skilled at identifying the voice of a business and distilling it down to a visually compelling expression. He has over a decade of experience working with cutting-edge organizations across various industries. His wide range of creative output includes influential brand identities, frontline digital product designs, award-winning art & architecture books, and immersive museum exhibitions. Masumi lives with his wife and two children in the vast playground of Western Colorado, where he is continuously inspired.

Joel LeCuyer is an editor and Project Manager. A lover of words from an early age, Joel holds a BALA from St. John’s College and has experience in multiple spheres of the literary world ranging from retail to frontlist buying to assisting in research for NYT Bestselling authors. 

David Skolkin oversees the design and printing for Afterlife Press. His career began in New York City working in the studio of one of the top book designers in the publishing industry. While in New York he designed and art-directed book and exhibition projects for most of the major art book publishers as well as museums and art institutions in New York and around the country.

In addition to our talented in-house staff, Afterlife is proud of our established relationships with noted photographers Joey Prince and Brad Trone, as well as videographers, graphic designers and printers from around the world. We would not be able to produce our publications without these insanely talented people.

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