Media Release — The Cartoon Art Museum hosts freelance artist and cartoonist Phil Witte on Saturday, September 12, 2009 from 1pm to 3pm as part of its ongoing Cartoonist-in-Residence program. Museum visitors will be offered the chance to have books signed, talk to him about his comics and watch Witte at work.
Phil Witte is a humorist, cartoonist, journalist and lawyer. His cartoons have been published locally in the San Francisco Chronicle, Commonwealth, Z, San Francisco Psychologist, J and The Recorder, as well as publications such as the British monthly, Prospect. His single-panel cartoon “Flip” runs in the Piedmont Post. He has collaborated as a writer with syndicated cartoonist Dan Piraro (Bizarro) and Hilary Price (Rhymes with Orange).
Witte has done two books geared towards baby boomers, What You Don’t Know About Turning 50 and What You Don’t Know About Turning 60. In addition, Witte writes humorous political and social commentaries. His articles on serious subjects, ranging from international affairs to cultural events, have been published in major newspapers and magazines, from The Washington Post to The Bangkok Post. Witte is also the co-creator of the indie comic stripBob and Ivan, currently available at the Cartoon Art Museum bookstore.
This event is free and open to the public.
September Cartoonist-in-Residence: Phil Witte
Cartoon Art Museum Event: Saturday, September 12, 2009 1pm to 3pm
Free and Open to the public