The Screaming hand has become one of the most recognisable skate graphics of all time. Jim Phillips was an art director at NHS in the 70’s and 80’s, where he created thousands of skateboard decks, stickers, t-shirt graphics.

He is currently continuing to produce art with and exclusive connection to NHS, creating special projects in the skateboard and surf industry.



Santa Cruz created a world wide traveling art show as a tribute, Inviting over 50 Internationally respected Artists to be involved including :

Jim Phillips Sr., Jimbo Phillips, Colby Phillips, Jeremy Fish, Mike Giant, Todd Bratrud, Aye Jay, Bigfoot, Mark “fos” Foster, Michael Sieben, John

Lucero, Keith Meek, John Munnerlyn, Steve Caballero, Dirty Donny, Justin Forbes, Jason Jessee, Steve Olson, Natas Kaupus, Eric Dressen,

Thomas Campbell, Sean Cliver, Mark Gonzales, Benny Gold, Jason Jessee, Mark Widmann, Makoto Yamaki, Mouse, Skinner and many more.