Abraham Lincoln is an inescapable historical figure, especially for those living in the Springfield area. That’s why Springfield is a perfect fit for Chris Umhoefer. He’s the artist and designer behind the Lincoln Apparel brand. Umhoefer’s shirts are done in bright, bold, and often neon colors. They portray Lincoln in a uniquely modern fashion.
WUIS’ Rachel Otwell recently spoke with Umhoefer about why he decided to start a company dedicated to tee-shirts with Lincoln’s image: