Worldwide Ad Campaign Features Work of Two Colorado Artists

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Denver-based illustrator David Carron and Boulder-based photographer David Mejias are among six artists chosen for a campaign launching the Wacom Intuos4 pen tablet for digital graphics.

This week, the work of Denver-based illustrator David Carron and Boulder-based photographer David Mejias will be featured in an international advertising campaign set to run extensively in photography and design magazines. The campaign introduces the Wacom Intuos4, the newest digital pen tablet for photographers, designers, and artists.

Carron and Mejias are among six artists the company chose to feature in the campaign. Three of the campaign's other artists come from other U.S. states; one is from Chile.

"It's a coincidence that two of us are from Colorado, and we're also both named David," said Mejias. "It's an honor to represent the Colorado creative community in this way."

Carron adds, "I'm very fortunate for the opportunities I've found here in Colorado, and I'm honored to have been chosen to be part of Wacom's new campaign."

The print and web advertisements will feature the work of the artists, a reference to their use of Wacom pen tablets, and a link to http://intuos.wacom.com where the public can learn more about the artists.

About David Carron
Denver-based David Carron is a 21-year-old visual artist focusing on illustration and graphic design. Entirely self-taught, Carron combines digital and traditional media to form a layered style that juxtaposes his use of digital tools with traditional techniques to create contemporary images with vintage references. Carron's commercial work has included campaigns for HP and George Carlin. His work has also been featured in several magazine publications including Design Flip, Advanced Photoshop, and Computer Arts. Currently Carron is an in-house designer for Beatport.com and freelances under the creative identity, Avadav. For more information, visit http://www.avadav.com.

About David Mejias
Boulder-based freelance photographer David Mejias finds beauty in dark and unusual things. He has been shooting professionally for five years, half of that time for the ad agency Crispin Porter + Bogusky. David has photographed campaigns for clients like Nike, Volkswagen, Geek Squad, and Burger King. In his magazine and editorial work, Mejias is known for melancholic portraiture. David's photography has been recognized by Communication Arts, Clio, Kelly, and Archive. To learn more about Mejias, visit http://www.davidmejias.com.

About Wacom
Founded in 1983, Wacom's vision to bring people and technology closer together through natural interface technologies has made it the world's leading manufacturer of pen tablets, interactive pen displays and digital interface solutions. The advanced technology of Wacom's intuitive input devices has been used to create some of the most exciting digital art, films, special effects, fashions and designs around the world and provides business and home users with the ability to explore digital content creation in a comfortable, natural way. Today, millions of customers use Wacom's cordless, battery-free, pressure-sensitive pen technology to express their creativity. For more information, visit http://www.wacom.com.

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