Alley J.P.

1885 – 04/16/1934 Cartoonist He was an editorial cartoonist (political cartoonist) whose work directed against the Ku Klux Klan earned his employer, the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, the 1923 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. He was best known for his Hambone’s Meditations, a syndicated comic strip featuring racist Jim Crow’s caricature of an African American. […]

Dudzinski Andrzej

Painter, graphic artist, illustrator, cartoonist Born in 1945 in Sopot. Andrzej Dudziński studied architecture at the Gdańsk University of Technology from 1966 to 1968, and then interior design and graphic art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk. He earned his degree at the Graphic Arts Department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw under […]

Alekseyev Alexander

Cartoonist, animator, illustrator Born on April 18, 1901 in the Russian Empire, he lived and worked mainly in Paris. He and his second wife, Claire Parker (1906-1981), are credited with inventing an animation technique called pin-screen. Alekseev was born in Kazan. He spent his early childhood in Istanbul, where his father, Alexey Alekseev, was a […]

Franklin Osborne Alexander

1897 – 1993 Cartoonist, comic artist, animator Born in St. Louis, Alexander studied at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, where he took several courses in cartooning and also attended the prestigious Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. During the First World War he served with the Camouflage Engineers and he saw action in Europe. After […]

Stevens Mick

Cartoonist The first cartoon of Mick Stephen was published in the magazine “New Yorker” in 1979. His work has appeared in several other publications, including Harvard Business Review, Barron’s, The National Law Journal, and USA Weekend. His published books include “Turn on If Ducks Carried Guns,” “What Not to Do Today,” and “Mystery Wrapped in […]

Johnson Carolita

Cartoonist Carolita Johnson has an innate flair for the art of caricature. “I’ve always done my best, and caricature is one of those things, a natural form of self—expression after reading all those Charlie Brown paperbacks,” she explains. Johnson attended Parsons School of Design intending to study illustration, but instead took up fashion design when […]

Smaller Barbara

1953 Cartoonist Barbara Smaller has published more than four hundred cartoons in The New Yorker since 1996. Her drawings have appeared in other publications, including the New York Times, the National Lampoon, Barron’s, and the Guardian, where she had a regular panel cartoon called “White Collar Crime.” Her work was included in “Funny Ladies” (2005) the New Yorker cartoonist Liza Donnelly’s books of female cartoonists, and in “Sex and Sensibility” (2008), and was […]