Above: the original drawing of a Donnelly cartoon in the The New Yorker issue of April 20, 2020
Liza Donnelly, whose first New Yorker cartoon appeared in the magazine in 1982, will have her first-ever solo exhibit this month at The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. There’ll be a virtual opening, via the museum’s Youtube channel on Friday the 10th at 5:30 when Ms. Donnelly will give viewers a live tour of her work and answer questions. The museum will open to the public on Sunday, July 12th. Visit the museum’s website here for more information and an overview of the Donnelly exhibit.
Here’s Ms. Donnelly’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z:
Liza Donnelly (pictured above) Born, Washington, D.C. New Yorker work: June 21, 1982 – Key book: Funny Ladies: The New Yorker’s Greatest Women Cartoonists and Their Cartoons (Prometheus, 2005). Edited: Sex & Sensibility: Ten Women Examine the Lunacy of Modern Love…in 200 Cartoons ( Twelve, 2008). Co-authored with Michael Maslin: Husbands & Wives ( Ballantine 1995), Call Me When You Reach Nirvana ( Andrew & McMeel, 1995), Cartoon Marriage ( with Michael Maslin) (Random House, 2009), When Do They Serve the Wine?( Chronicle, 2010). Women On Men (Narrative Library, 2013). Donnelly also wrote and illustrated a popular series of dinosaur books for children ( Dinosaur Day, Dinosaur Beach, Dinosaur Halloween, etc.) all published by Scholastic. Website: http://www.lizadonnelly.com