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March 3-4: Designer, Illustrator Phil Jones to Lecture, Hold Studio Residency

Lecture set for 7 p.m. March 3, studio residency from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 3 and 4.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 2-26-2014

Mankato, Minn. – Designer and illustrator Phil Jones will give a public lecture on Monday, March 3 and hold a studio residency on Monday and Tuesday, March 3-4 at Minnesota State University, Mankato through the university’s Nadine B. Andreas Endowment for Artists and Scholars.

Jones will deliver a lecture that is free and open to the public at 7 p.m. Monday, March 3 in the Minnesota State Mankato Centennial Student Union’s Ostrander Auditorium. He will also hold a studio residency from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both Monday and Tuesday in the Nelson Hall Graphic Design Labs on campus.

Jones’ work can be seen at

Jones recently became an art director at mono, a company in Minneapolis. The company’s website is at He previously worked as an art director for two years at Carmichael Lynch.
Through his employers or through free-lance work, Jones has worked with clients such as Subaru, Apple, Hershey’s, GAP, Target and Disney.

In 2012, Jones was the recipient of the Young Guns Award by the Art Directors Club (ADC). For more on this award, visit He has also been featured in Communication Arts Illustration Annual, Communication Arts Exhibit and Print Regional Design Annual.

For more information, call the Minnesota State Mankato Department of Art at 507-389-6412.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,409 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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