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(El Oro, State of Mexico, 1918 - 1978, Mexico City)
Born 1918, El Oro, Mexico; active 1921–45, Mexico City; 1945–46, New York; 1946-–1978, Mexico City; died 1978, Mexico City
Escobedo moved to Mexico, D.F. as a child in 1921. Between 1928 and 1934, he studied printmaking at the Centro Popular de Pintura "Santiago Rebull," directed by Gabriel Fernández Ledesma. Escobedo had Fernández Ledesma and Everardo Ramírez as teachers. He became a member of the Liga de Escritores y Artistas Revolucionarios in 1935 and was a founding member of the Taller de Gráfica Popular. Between 1937 and 1947 he worked in the publicity department of the Ministry of Education. In 1945, Escobedo received a Guggenheim fellowship. He spent the year in New York and produced a series of eight lihographs depicting that city. The following year he illustrated a textbook for teaching Spanish in the U.S. entitled Lecturas Hispanoamericanas.