Jason Stout in his studio

Jason Stout is an artist working in Austin, Texas. Primarily an illustrator, he enjoys working on a wide variety of projects: poster art and design, editorial design and layout, ad design, branding, marketing materials, animation – the works. He was a rotoscope animator on Richard Linklater’s 2005 feature A Scanner Darkly and its rotoscope software creator Bob Sabiston’s short film The Even More Fun Trip.

From 2007-2020 he was the Art Director and in-house illustrator for the Austin Chronicle, the largest independently-owned alternative newsweekly in the US. During his tenure as both Art Director and freelance illustrator, The Chronicle won several Association of Alternative Newsmedia Awards for design, and in 2016, Stout won First Place for Cover Design.

His poster work has been featured in shows at Spoke Art NYC and San Francisco, and in several shows in Austin. 

Clients include Oxford American Magazine, Texas Monthly, Texas Highways Magazine, McGraw-Hill, 3M, The Texas Audubon Society, Emancipet, The Center for Justice and Democracy, and the Black Live Music Fund.