AU Visiting Artist Lecture to Feature Executive from Cartoon Network

AU Visiting Artist Lecture to Feature Executive from Cartoon Network

4/2/14 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University will hold a Visiting Artist Lecture on Friday, April 11, that will feature a public presentation by Jacob Escobedo, vice president of creative design for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim’s Creative Group.

The public is invited to the free evening lecture that will feature Escobedo presenting on his experiences in the art and media world. The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall inside the Dwight Schar College of Education on the AU campus. 

On April 11, Escobedo also will be meeting with Ashland University journalism and digital media students from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and with art students from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Escobedo began working as a freelance artist for Cartoon Network in 2000, and currently works with such hit shows as Adventure Time and Regular Show. Escobedo is also well known for his album cover art for bands including DangerMouse, The Shins, Broken Bells and others. 

Ashland University, which has been ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University ( values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###

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