The New Yorker has published my post-Easter cartoon today on their website, found HERE –
Every once in a while I am asked for permission to print one of my cartoons that is of particular amusement to people who sing in a choir. I received such a request last week from a choir in the UK, who rehearse at the delightful-sounding address of Worlds End Lane, Orpington, Kent. Here is the program cover for their concert, through which they hope to raise money for two worthy causes.
In addition to my gag in the printed magazine, the New Yorker is also running this cartoon online, as their Daily! It can be seen at https://www.newyorker.com/cartoons/daily-cartoon/tuesday-november-2nd-campaign-signs
One of my cartoons is printed in the New Yorker magazine this week, always pretty cool!
To see my other gags for this iconic publication look HERE. Fans can also purchase prints, mugs, stationery and other sundry items printed with my New Yorker art through the Conde Nast site. It looks like this current one is not up there yet but it will certainly be added soon.
Heard by teachers around the country this week:
In case you missed it in my video interview with realtor Linda Crane, I mentioned that I have donated the framed original art of my recently published New Yorker cartoon to the auction supporting the wonderful choral group Cantus Novus.
This original signed cartoon “Student-Teacher Conference” appeared in the May 10, 2021 issue of the New Yorker. I drew this cartoon by hand in prisma pencil and ink wash on illustration board, and on the back of the 13″ x13″ frame I’ve attached the printed page of the cartoon from the New Yorker in a plastic sleeve.
I think the topic of the gag cartoon would give a laugh to any teacher, principal or school staff member who receives it as a gift!
Bidding is open to the public until June 4, so if you are interested in owning an original drawing that was published in the New Yorker, you can easily register to place a bid. My cartoon is listed HERE and you can take a look at a lot of other auction items, including some terrific vacations, on the site HERE. All proceeds go to help fund the extraordinary music created by this 40-voice Bucks County choir.
My friend Linda Crane, a charming and detail-oriented realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach and the Trident Group, has a weekly chat with interesting people in the area, and whether they work in the real estate industry or not she brings along her knowledge and personality to make it a fun exchange.
Linda asked if I’d talk with her a bit about my cartooning, especially selling cartoons to the New Yorker magazine, so we pulled a couple chairs up to the old zoom box and had a conversation.
I tell Linda how I became interested in cartooning and what it’s like submitting sketches to the New Yorker in the video of our chat, below. Linda has more of these fun discussions on her Youtube channel – I invite you to check it out after you listen here.
At the end of our talk I mention the choral group Cantus Novus and their auction in which one of my framed, original New Yorker cartoon drawings will be sold. Cantus Novus’ concert We Rise Again is online today, Friday May 21 starting at 8:00 PM, on their Facebook page. Their online fundraising auction will start at the conclusion of the concert, at approximately 9 pm, and Pat’s New Yorker cartoon is available for bids HERE. The auction will continue for 2 weeks after the concert, and all proceeds benefit this excellent non-profit choir.
My latest contribution to the New Yorker mag:
I actually drew this one before the virus hit last spring, when schools were all on regular schedules. Now happily more and more schools are back to normal (and . . . so are parents).
It’s always a kick when I see my cartoon in the magazine my Dad & I loved paging through together. This one will be on page 69 of this week’s issue, Nov. 23, 2020.
To see my other cartoons published either in the New Yorker or for their online daily cartoon, go to https://condenaststore.com/art/pat+achilles .