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Expert Profile


John Sloboda



Position Type:



United States of America

Years in the field:

16 – 20 Years

Areas of Expertise

Curatorial/Collections, Exhibits development, Marketing & Communications, Project Management

John Sloboda is a Graphic Artist and Creative Lead currently working and living out of Cleveland, OH.


With a BFA in Illustration from the Cleveland Institute of Art, John is an active freelance artist who also has over 20 years of experience developing, producing and managing award winning museum exhibitions. John excels in creative problem solving, and is always up to the challenge of interpreting even the most basic ideas and delivering results that are nothing less than extraordinary.


John’s illustration work includes iconic licenses for Cryptozoic, Topps and Upper Deck – and as the Director of Design and Exhibitions at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame his major exhibitions included shows for Vans Warped Tour, the Clash, Bruce Springsteen, John Cougar Mellencamp, The Rolling Stones and more. Other clients include AMC television (The Walking Dead), New Beverly Cinema and the 501st Legion. John is also the co-director/producer of the music videos for "She Is Red," "Salvation," and "Sleeping Pills" by his former rock band, Sappy Bell.

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