CA – Editorial Cartoonist for a Day

June 24, 2010 by  
Filed under California, Other, Signing and Appearance Profiles

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Join Rob Rogers, the award-winning, nationally-syndicated cartoonist from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and learn to create your own editorial cartoons on SATURDAY, JUNE 26 from 1–3pm. Rogers will help children and adults choose a topic, message, and metaphor, and draw and develop their own cartoon. After the workshop, Rogers will speak with visitors and sign his new book, No Cartoon Left Behind: The Best of Rob Rogers. No reservations required for the workshop.

Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

PA – No Cartoon Left Behind Signing

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Rob Rogers speaks at the ToonSeum about his 25 years as an editorial cartoonist in Pittsburgh and his new book, No Cartoon Left Behind.

As a editorial cartoonist for the last 25 years, Rob Rogers’ cartoons appear regularly in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Newsweek, and USA Today, among others. His “How the Gingrich Stole Christmas” graced the cover of Newsweek’s 1994 year-end issue. He received the 1995 National Headliner Award, the 2000 Overseas Press Club Award and has won seven Golden Quill Awards. In 1999, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

In his new book, No Cartoon Left Behind, Rogers recounts his humorous path to cartooning and shares his own personal perspective on the major news stories of the past two and a half decades, covering a diverse range of topics including the Cold War, gun control, smoking, racism, the environment, 9/11 and presidential elections. It is considered as a must-have for political junkies, history buffs, cartoon fans.

The ToonSeum, 945 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

www.toonseum.org