Article Of Interest: Gahan Wilson
From the Sag Harbor Express, March 12, 2019, “A Call For Help For A World-Famous Cartoonist, Formerly Of Sag Harbor” — a good article about the ailing New Yorker cartoonist and the GoFundMe campaign underway to help him.
(photo: Mr. Wilson and his late wife, Nancy, with a Gahan Wilson character between them, 1970)
Meet Tom Chitty
From Playjunkie, March 12,2019, “Meet Cartoonist Tom Chitty And his Humorous Work” — a short piece with examples of Mr. Chitty’s drawings.
Mr. Chitty began contributing to The New Yorker in 2014. Link here to his website
Liza Donnelly At SXSW
Liza Donnelly spoke and live-drew at SXSW last week. Here’s an article from interrobang mentioning her appearance.
Ms. Donnelly began contributing to The New Yorker in 1982. Link here to her website.
Pete Holmes Crashing Ends
From Vulture, March 8, 2019, “Pete Holmes Crashing Shall Crash On HBO No More”.
Mr. Holmes began contributing to The New Yorker in 2006. Link here to his website.
Short-Listed For The Cartoonist Studio Prize: Summer Pierre, Liana Finck, Hartley Lin, Tom Tomorrow, and Gabrielle Bell
From Slate, March 11, 2019, “The Cartoonist Studio Prize: The Short List”
Among those short-listed are these New Yorker contributors (their New Yorker debut years are listed beside their names):
Summer Pierre (2018).
Liana Finck (2013).
Hartley Lin (2019).
Tom Tomorrow (1999).
Gabrielle Bell (2017).
Congrats to all!
Ms. Pierre’s piece appeared on newyorker.com in December of 2018. Her website.