DavidAnderson

bio

A page from my Sketchbook.

 

David Anderson [Andy] is a Toronto freelance Illustrator and Cartoonist.

Versatile and quick, he is experienced in cartooning, editorial, children's books, storyboards and rendering.

He will work for clients anywhere worldwide.

 

 

Freelance Toronto Illustrator, Cartoonist.

For examples and contact info see "Portfolio"

 

Selection of Awards and Recognitions
  • Silver Birch Non-fiction Award. "Friend or Foe" [Illustrator] Honour Book [2017]

  • Silver Birch Non-fiction Express Award. "And The Winner Is..."[Illustrator] Short-listed [2014]

  • ​Associated Church Press Award for Excellence in Graphics: Humor (2011)

  • ​​​​​​Associated Church Press Award for Excellence in Graphics: Humor (2010)

  • 11th International Editorial Cartoon Competition Award of Excellence (2010)

  • Duncan McPherson Award for Editorial Cartooning (1997/98)

  • Fraser Institute Editorial Cartoon Award (1994)

  • ​Standard Bank Cartoon of the Year (1984)

  • ​Standard Bank Cartoon of the Year (1983)

 

Books
Newspaper work
  • ​The Sunday Times, Freelance (2004-2011)

  • The Globe and Mail - Freelance, (~1992-2012)

  • ​National Post - Principal Cartoonist, ​(2004-2005)

  • National Post - Freelance, (2002-2004)

  • The Star Johannesburg, Freelance, (1990-2002)

  • The Toronto Sun - Freelance, (1990-2001)

  • ​Financial Post - Freelance, (1993-1998)

  • Financial Times - Freelance, (~1991-1993)

  • The Star Johannesburg, Editorial Cartoonist (Graphics Editor), (1987-1990)

  • The Sunday Star, Editorial Cartoonist (1985-1987)

  • The Rand Daily Mail, Editorial Cartoonist, (1982-1985)

  • The Sunday Times (South Africa) Editorial Cartoonist, (1980-1982)

  • ​The Pretoria News - Editorial Cartoonist (1978-1980)

  • The Natal Witness - Freelance (1977-1978)

  • Today in History: September 23.

  • 1889 Nintendo Company was Created. The company produced playing cards called Nintendo Koppai.

  • Donkey Kong launched Nintendo into the digital age in 1981.

  • September 26.

  • 1888 The Poet T.S.Eliot was born in St. Louis Missouri.

  • September 27.

  • 1962. Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" is published. The book that exposed the fact that man-made pesticides do enormous damage to the environment.

  • September30.

  • Jyllands-Posten controversial cartoon of the prophet Muhammed published in a Danish Newspaper.