Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Jack Ohman will give a talk and demonstrate his technique at Fresno State on Nov. 18.
The event will be at 6 p.m. outside the Leon S. Peters Ellipse Gallery in the Henry Madden Library.
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Ohman is editorial cartoonist for The Sacramento Bee. His work also appears in The Fresno Bee. He draws five cartoons per week in addition to doing a Sunday column. At Fresno State, he will explain how he visualizes news each day.
Ohman won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize and was a finalist in 2012. He also has won the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award. Ohman also has written 10 books, four on fly fishing. He did freelance art for ABC News Nightline from 1984 to 1985. He drew the comic strip “Mixed Media,” which appeared in 170 newspapers from 1994 to 1998, and was also a regular contributor to Foreign Policy Magazine from 1994 to 1998.
A reception with hors d’oeuvres and a no-host beer and wine bar will begin at 6 p.m. with the program to follow at 6:45 p.m. This is a free, public event, but attendees must RSVP at www.fresnostate.edu/libraryrsvp and enter code LIBOHMAN.