John Deering for Aug 05, 2022


John Deering is chief editorial cartoonist for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the state’s largest newspaper. 5 occasions every week, his cartoon feedback entertain (or typically enrage) readers all through Arkansas, in Washington, D.C., and throughout the nation.

Winner of the Nationwide Press Basis’s 1997 Berryman Award, Deering additionally gained high honors within the 1994 nationwide John Fischetti Cartoon Competitors and was the seven-time winner of the Arkansas Press Affiliation’s Finest Editorial Cartoonist award.

Deering’s work is collected in two books: Deering’s State of Thoughts (1990) and We Knew Invoice Clinton … Invoice Clinton Was a Pal of Ours (1993, with Vic Harville). He’s a 14-year member of the American Affiliation of Editorial Cartoonists.

Born in 1956 in Little Rock, Deering has been drawing since his childhood fascination with science fiction and dinosaurs — topics he made into comedian books. After finding out artwork with Truman Alston, Deering centered on industrial and wonderful artwork on the College of Arkansas at Little Rock. Alongside the best way, he discovered his energy in interlocking artwork with remark.

On the Democrat-Gazette, Deering superior from structure artist to editorial cartoonist in 1981-82. His promotion to chief editorial cartoonist in 1988 made his cartoons the state’s best-known. Deering additionally creates the comedian panel Too A lot Espresso.

He and his spouse, Kathy, have a daughter and two sons, and dwell in Little Rock. He nonetheless attracts dinosaurs.

Try his comedian strips, Zack Hill and Unusual Brew.


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