Part-time Faculty Member
M.A. Animation, Kingston University, United Kingdom
B.A. Graphic Design, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
Bahij Jaroudi was born in Beirut in 1981. After years of drawing on school books, he studied graphic design at the Lebanese American University, and graduated with a BS in Graphic Design with Honors. but maintained a zeal for cartooning and animation. Since then he has worked in the animation department of Future Television, while working on freelance illustration and children’s books. In 2009 he completed an MA in Animation at Kingston university, UK; and graduated with distinction. In 2012 he received the “Kitabi” prize for Arab children’s literature, and in 2016 the Mahmoud Kahil award for best illustrator in the Arab world.