Shauna Dodds Sarah Dodds / Bio Photo
Creatively inclined sisters, Shauna and Sarah Dodds, joined forces in 2004 to form Backstage Design Studio. Concentrating their early efforts on design for the Texas Music Industry, they’ve grown their business to cross all genres of design for all manner of business, and have developed a formidable portfolio to rival that of veteran design groups.

THE TEAM

Shauna Dodds
Art Director / Design Maven

Sarah Dodds
Art Director / Illustration Goddess

ACCOLADES

Sunset Motel – CD Package
Reckless Kelly 

2017 GRAMMY Nominee / Best Recording Package
2017 Austin ADDY / Gold
2017 Austin ADDY / Judge’s Choice

Sunset Motel – Vinyl Package
Reckless Kelly 

2017 Austin ADDY / Gold
2017 Austin ADDY / Best of Show Design

Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys – CD Package
Asleep at the Wheel

2016 GRAMMY Winner / Best Recording Package
2016 Austin ADDY / Gold
2016 District 10 ADDY / Silver
2016 National ADDY / Silver

Ringling Road – CD Package
William Clark Green

2016 Austin ADDY / Bronze

Long Night Moon – CD Package
Reckless Kelly

2014 GRAMMY Winner / Best Recording Package
2014 Austin ADDY / Bronze
2014 Lone Star Music Award Nominee / Album Art of the Year

Rose Queen – CD Package
William Clark Green

2014 Lone Star Music Award Nominee / Album Art of the Year

Gold Boots Glitter – CD Package
Wheeler Brothers

2014 Lone Star Music Award Nominee / Album Art of the Year

Feeling Mortal – CD Package
Kris Kristofferson

2013 Austin ADDY / Bronze

Good Luck & True Love – CD Package
Reckless Kelly

2012 GRAMMY Nominee / Best Recording Package
2012 Austin ADDY / Gold
2012 District 10 ADDY / Gold
2012 Lone Star Music Award / Best Album Art
2012 AIGA Texas Show

This One’s For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark – CD Package
Various Artists
2012 Bronze ADDY / Austin

The Only Easy Day Was Yesterday – CD Package
Mike Ethan Messick
2012 Lone Star Music Award Nominee / Best Album Art

Willie & The Wheel – CD Package
Willie Nelson & Asleep at The Wheel

2010 Silver ADDY / Austin
2010 Lone Star Music Award Nominee / Best Album Art
2010 9513.com Award / Best Album Cover

Vagrants & Kings – CD Package
Cory Morrow

2009 Lone Star Music Award Nominee / Best Album Art