Steve Greenberg Original Political Comic Strip Seattle Post NEA Funding Cuts ‘95

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Steve Greenberg Original Political Comic Strip Seattle Post criticizing NEA Funding Cuts ‘95. Appears to be a combination of pen & ink and cut paper ballerinas. That’s Newt Gingrich, right? I believe this is the original art Greenberg created for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer in 1995. Measures 14.5” x 11.5” overall framed in a typical black metal frame. Condition appears to be excellent. Please ask any and all questions prior to offer or purchase.

Born in Los Angeles (Hollywood), he received a BFA in Art from California State University Long Beach, where his editorial cartoons ran in two campus newspapers and won first places in national and statewide competitions. He is a member of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, the Los Angeles chapter of the National Cartoonists Society and Cartoonists Northwest. He lives in suburban Los Angeles,

From 2002-2008 he was on staff with the Ventura County Star and was earlier with the San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Marin Independent Journal and the Daily News of Los Angeles and was the regular contributing cartoonist for Editor & Publisher magazine from 1995-98. He contributed regularly to the influential blog LA Observed from 2009-2013 and to the Sacramento Bee from 2012-14. From 2013 until May 2020, he was on staff as a graphic and layout artist for the Community News division of the Los Angeles Times.

His cartoons have won awards or honors nearly every year of his career, including First Place in the 2020 Homer Davenport Cartoon Contest and Grand Prize in 1999; runner-ups in the 2019, 2017 and 2016 Best of the West contests; Second Place in the 2015 AltWeekly Awards (behind that year’s Pulitzer finalist) and finalist in 2010; Citations for Excellence in the 2015, 2007 and 2006 United Nations Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards; the 2010 Southern California Journalism Award and second place in 2019; runner-up in 2008 (behind that year’s Pulitzer winner) in the Fischetti Editorial Cartoon Competition; the 1994 Global Media Award for cartooning on overpopulation (awarded in Cairo, Egypt) and was a finalist in the inaugural Population Media Awards in 2004; several American Jewish Press Assn. Rockower Awards; and several Pacific Northwest regional awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. His graphics and illustrations have won one solo and five shared Society of News Design awards.

He has had reprints in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Milwaukee Journal, St. Petersburg Times, Tokyo's Asahi Shimbun, Time, U.S. News, The New Republic, Sierra and many other publications, plus reprints in over 100 books or textbooks. He has been featured in The Daily Cartoonist, Comic Riffs, Cartoonist PROfiles, The Funny Times, Hogan's Alley (where he is a contributing writer) and other cartooning publications. His originals have been exhibited in cities across the U.S., Canada and overseas, and are in several archives and museums including San Francisco's Cartoon Art Museum, Ohio State University's Billy Ireland Cartoon Museum and Library, the Charles M. Schulz Museum and the Newseum. As a freelance artist, he drew the opening titles for a 1985 summer television series on ABC, "Hail to the Chief," has written for Disney comic books, and written and drawn for Mad magazine.