The Dodds Sisters

Some 14 years ago, creatively inclined sisters, Shauna and Sarah Dodds, joined forces to found Backstage Design Studio – a creative collective headquartered in Austin, Texas. Combining their individual talents and unique perspectives, the team has crafted artwork for clients within the music industry and without.

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“Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”
– Shel Silverstein

“The impact of Sarah & Shauna Dodds . . . on the Texas music scene is undeniable.”
– Ray Benson, Texas Music Scene

Accolades

Sunset Motel

Reckless Kelly / 2017

CD Packaging 

GRAMMY Nominee / Best Recording Package
Austin ADDY / Gold
Austin ADDY / Judge’s Choice
District 10 American Advertising Awards / Gold
National American Advertising Awards / Winner
GDUSA / Certificate of Excellence in Music & Media Packaging

Vinyl Packaging

Austin ADDY / Gold
Austin ADDY / Best of Show Design
GDUSA American Package Design Awards / Winner
District 10 American Advertising Awards / Gold
National American Advertising Awards / Winner
GDUSA / Certificate of Excellence in Music & Media Packaging

Still the King

Asleep at the Wheel / 2016

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

Long Night Moon

Reckless Kelly / 2014

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

Ringling Road

William Clark Green / 2014

Austin ADDY / Bronze

Good Luck & True Love

Reckless Kelly / 2012

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

This One's For Him

Various Artists / 2012

Austin ADDY / Bronze

Willie & The Wheel

Willie Nelson & Asleep at the Wheel / 2010

Austin ADDY / Silver