Jason Stout has been working in Austin, Texas since 1994, and has nearly 30 years experience in illustration, design, and animation. With a primary focus on editorial illustration, he also has unique experience in newspaper design and production, freelance design and branding, children’s book illustration, and a few animation gigs, including Richard Linklater’s A Scanner Darkly. His past and present clients include The Austin Chronicle, Texas Monthly, 3M, Motorola, Headline Publishing Co., Rand-McNally, Saturday Afternoon Pictures, and OCDC.

Jason has been the grateful Art Director at Austin’s revered newsweekly, The Austin Chronicle, since 2007. His cover design took the First Place prize at the 2016 Association of Alternative Newsmedia Convention.