Christian Cartoons & Humor

Me

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I am a Christian cartoonist doing what I can to spread God's goodness through humor and laughter.  I have done a lot of other stuff too but this is my true love and gift so I figure I better use it.

Shows/Awards

2011 – Present Freelance Cartoonist
2013 – Present Cartoonist, Represented by Cartoonstock, London, England
2014 (June) West Michigan Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of art, group show – juried event
2014 (June) Solo show, “Pastels and Pastors”, Leep Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI
2013 (Oct) “Copley to Kentridge”, Kalamazoo Institute of Art, permanent collection show
2011 (June) West Michigan Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Art, group show – juried event
2010 (Dec) Charity show, Joe Brown and Ed Heck, Family & Children’s Services “A source of Hope” –  Gallery 344, Kalamazoo, Michigan
2010 (Oct) Group show, Park Club, Kalamazoo, Michigan – juried event “grand Prize”
2010 (July) Solo show “Sunday Sail” Shared Arts Gallery, South Haven, MI
2010 (July) Solo show, L’Oreal cosmetics , Cleveland, OH
2010 (June) Group show, Shiawassee Art Center, Owosso, MI
2010 (May) Solo show, Beck Center for the arts, Lakewood, OH
2010 (May) Solo show, Cravings Café, Rocky River, Ohio
2010 (Apr) Group show, West Michigan Cancer Center, Kalamazoo, MI
2009 (Nov) Group show, “Painted Sanctuary” benefit SWMLC – Plein Air paintings
2009 (Oct) solo show “Windswept” – Shared Arts Gallery, South Haven  Michigan
2009 (Oct) Group show, Park Club, Kalamazoo Michigan – Juried event “Honorable mention”
2009 (Aug) Group Event ‘Wau-Ke-Na Artwalk” Plein air event, Glenn Michigan
2009 (Aug) Group show “Dog Days of summer”, South Haven Art Center, South Haven, MI
2009 (July) Group show/Gallery opening – Shared Art Gallery, South Haven Michigan
2009 (May) Group show, “Raining Cats and Dogs” – Gallery 344, Kalamazoo Michigan
2009 (April) Guest lecturer at the Kalamazoo Institute of Art ‘Artreach” program
2009 (Mar) West Michigan area show, Kalamazoo Institute of Art, group show – juried event, Juror Larry Fink – Awarded the Pfizer Purchase Prize
2009 (Feb) Solo show - Gerry High Gallery, Cathedral City California
2009 Garrison Keillor book cover, Life Among the Lutherans
2008 (Oct) Park Club, Kalamazoo Michigan – Juried event Second Prize
2008 (Oct) Solo Show “Dogs”, Keystone Bank, Arthop, Kalamazoo Michigan
2008 (September) Solo Show “Ozone Alert” -  Gallery 344, Kalamazoo Michigan
2008 (Aug) Group Event ‘Wau-Ke-Na Artwalk” Plein air event, Glenn Michigan
2008 (June) Solo Show “Ozone Alert” -  Wiessman Gallery, Chicago Illinois
2008 (May) Charity Event - Mason Street Warehouse Saugatuck, Michigan
2008 (April) Charity event, “Children of the World” - Wiessman Gallery, Chicago Illinois
2008 (January) West Coast Art and Frame Show – Las Vegas Nevada
2007 (Sept) Solo show “A Whimsical Journey” – Gallery 344, Kalamazoo, MI
2007 (August) Solo show “White Wine and Whimsy” – Cycling Salamander Gallery, Charlevoix, MI
2007 (May) Solo show “Defying Gravity” – Perfect Pear Gallery, Chicago Illinois
2007 (May) Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra “High Notes of Downtown Living” tour of homes
2007 (March) West Michigan Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Art, group show – juried event
2007 (March) Solo show “Going to the Dogs” Humane Society Benefit – Gallery 344, Kalamazoo MI
2007 (Feb) Group show, “The Art Event at Lipscomb” – Nashville Tennessee
2007 (Jan) West Coast Art and Frame Show – Las Vegas Nevada
2006-2007 Group show – True North Cultural Arts Center, Avon Lake Ohio
2006 (Dec) Two man show – Gallery 344, Kalamazoo Michigan
2006 (Nov) Group show - The Perfect Pear gallery, Chicago Illinois
2006 Décor Expo – Atlanta Georgia
2006 Group show – Gallery 344, Kalamazoo Michigan
2006 (May) Solo show “Run Away With Us” - Gallery 344, Kalamazoo Mi  ~sold out show~
2005 (May) Group show “Art from the Heart” benefit show VNA/Hospice - Kalamazoo, Michigan
1999-2001 Contracted with Future Features Syndicate for cartoon panel “Left Field”
1997 Illustrated book The Abedon Guide to Funding Ministry, Vol 3
1997 Illustrated book Fundraising Basics
1996 Illustrated book Greening the Grassroots
1996 Illustrated book The Abedon guide to Funding Ministry, Vol 2
1996 Contributed to cartoon anthology Accent on Humor 3
1993-2003 Freelance Cartoonist
1992 Runner-up USA Today National Cartooning Contest