Kevin Kallaugher by KAL
Type: Editorial Cartoon
Kal’s work has been exhibited in a dozen countries receiving awards and honors in seven. These awards include Feature Cartoonist of the Year (UK), The Thomas Nast Prize (Germany) Cartoon of the Year (Europe), The 2017 Berryman Award (US), Herblock Prize (US), two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize (US, 2015 and 2020), and five-time Annual Overseas Press Club Award winner for Best Cartoon (as of 2021).
He has created acclaimed animations and calendars, toured the US with Second City improv comedy troupe and addressed audiences in more than 40 states and 30 countries. Kal has presented TEDx talks in Warwick, England, Jackson Hole, WY and IdeaCity in Toronto. In addition, Kal has spoken at Oxford, Harvard, Yale, Duke and Berkeley Universities, Pixar Studios and Google HQ.
Kal, a Norwalk, Connecticut native and Harvard graduate, is the former artist-in-residence at University of Maryland Baltimore County, the Masterworks Museum in Bermuda and the Studios at Key West.
Kevin Kallaugher is a past President of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists and Cartoonists Rights Network International. In 1999, The World Encyclopedia of Cartoons said of Kevin "Commanding a masterful style, Kallaugher stands among the premier caricaturists of the (twentieth) century."