The Best Artist Collaborations in Grassroots California

The Best Artist Collaborations in Grassroots California

The Best Artist Collaborations in Grassroots California

When you think of Grassroots California, the vibrant and innovative designs on our hats likely come to mind. For over a decade, we have been committed to producing unique, high-quality apparel that not only represents the culture of California but also the diverse artistic expressions of our collaborators. Here’s a look back at some of the best artist collaborations that have defined Grassroots California over the years.

1. Griz

Griz, the renowned electronic music producer and DJ, is known for his funky, soulful beats and positive messages. Collaborating with Griz brought an energetic and vibrant flair to our hats, perfectly encapsulating the spirit of his music. The Griz collection features bold, colorful designs that resonate with his fans and reflect his upbeat, lively performances. These hats are a celebration of music, positivity, and self-expression.

2. Pretty Lights

Pretty Lights, the brainchild of Derek Vincent Smith, blends electronic, hip-hop, and soul into a unique auditory experience. Our collaboration with Pretty Lights resulted in hats that are just as dynamic and genre-defying as his music. The designs incorporate intricate patterns and a blend of colors that capture the essence of a Pretty Lights show – mesmerizing, innovative, and unforgettable.

3. Cheech and Chong

Comedy legends Cheech and Chong have left an indelible mark on pop culture with their iconic stoner comedy. Collaborating with Cheech and Chong brought a playful, nostalgic element to our hats. These designs celebrate the duo's legacy with bold graphics and humorous touches, making them a hit among fans of all ages. Each hat is a tribute to the timeless appeal of Cheech and Chong’s humor and their contributions to the cannabis culture.

4. Ellie Paisley

Ellie Paisley is an artist known for her whimsical, psychedelic art. Her collaboration with Grassroots California resulted in hats that are vibrant and full of life, with intricate details and a kaleidoscope of colors. Ellie's designs bring a sense of joy and wonder, transforming each hat into a piece of wearable art that exudes creativity and imagination. Her collection is perfect for those who appreciate a touch of fantasy in their fashion.

5. Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd, the legendary rock band, has a legacy that spans decades with their groundbreaking music and stunning visual artistry. Collaborating with Pink Floyd allowed us to create hats that pay homage to their iconic album covers and themes. The designs feature elements from "The Dark Side of the Moon," "The Wall," and other classic albums, making these hats a must-have for any Pink Floyd fan. They are a tribute to the band's profound impact on music and culture.

6. Never Summer Snowboards

Never Summer Snowboards, a brand known for its high-quality snowboarding gear, brought an adventurous and rugged edge to our collaboration. The designs are inspired by the thrill of the slopes and the beauty of the mountains, featuring bold graphics and dynamic patterns. These hats are perfect for outdoor enthusiasts and those who appreciate the blend of style and performance. The Never Summer collection embodies the spirit of adventure and the passion for snowboarding.

7. Stanley Mouse

Stanley Mouse, a legendary artist known for his work with the Grateful Dead, brought his iconic psychedelic style to our collaboration. His designs are rich with color, detail, and a sense of nostalgia, making each hat a piece of art history. The Stanley Mouse collection captures the essence of the 60s counterculture and the timeless appeal of the Grateful Dead’s music. These hats are a tribute to Mouse's artistic legacy and his influence on music and art.

8. Jimbo Phillips

Jimbo Phillips, the son of legendary artist Jim Phillips, is known for his bold, graphic style that has become synonymous with skateboarding culture. Collaborating with Jimbo brought a raw, edgy aesthetic to our hats, featuring dynamic designs and vibrant colors. His artwork is a celebration of the skateboarding lifestyle, making these hats a hit among skaters and art enthusiasts alike. The Jimbo Phillips collection is all about bold expression and rebellious spirit.

9. Chris Dyer

Chris Dyer, a Peruvian-Canadian artist known for his vibrant, psychedelic artwork, has been a longtime collaborator with Grassroots California. His designs often feature spiritual and cultural themes, rendered in a unique, colorful style. The Chris Dyer collection has been immensely popular, with his iconic, positive, and thought-provoking imagery making each hat a statement piece. This collaboration not only highlights the beauty of Dyer’s work but also emphasizes our commitment to promoting positive vibes and cultural diversity.

10. Molly Gardner

Molly Gardner’s art is a celebration of nature and the feminine spirit. Her intricate and delicate designs bring a sense of harmony and tranquility to our hats. Collaborating with Molly allowed us to explore themes of natural beauty and empowerment, resulting in pieces that are both aesthetically pleasing and emotionally resonant. Her work is a reminder of the beauty and strength that exists in the world around us.


At Grassroots California, our artist collaborations are more than just partnerships; they are a celebration of creativity, culture, and community. Each collaboration brings a unique perspective and artistic vision to our brand, allowing us to offer our customers wearable art that tells a story. We are proud to work with such talented artists and look forward to many more exciting collaborations in the future. Thank you for being a part of the Grassroots California journey.



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