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Van Howell

Freelance Caricature Artist, Political Cartoonist, & More

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Tony Robbins 40th birthday card (also personalized envelopes with calligraphic names)
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caricature drawn from life at a social event
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May 2018
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1996 Campaigns begin — close-up of elephant varieties on the Right
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Wall Street Journal 1996 - Clinton Re-election Campaign begins
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Wall Street Journal Leisure & Arts Page: Youssou N'Dour (with Peter Gabriel)
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A drawing done at our local Botanic Garden, later incorporated into a proposed t-shirt design to promote the cause of trees in the region.
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Proposed promo-teaser for a new novel
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This was one of several ink drawings done for a North Fork Bank annual report.
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Please note I was the designer, and did not create this painting. With the painter's generous permission, the colors were deepened. and the art used to promote an exhibit in a small museum of local history.
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2017 - logo for an environmental group
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Lots of dissent and controversy as this art was being accepted at a board meeting. One said that no ad agency would ever produce such a thing. Another said that was exactly what he loved about it—the realness. Those who wanted it refused to back down. So here 'tis.
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Family portrait: a divorced dad, with his parents and his two kids. Done as a gift to proud grandpa (who was delighted). The red dragon signifies their Welsh heritage.
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Random House cover art. The author was a political strategist for Richard Nixon who later had a change of heart and felt America needed to be concerned about the growing inequality of social classes, with Congress and party bosses on the wrong side.
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George Eliot, author, 2015
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Cirrelia Thaxton - Over 30 days ago
So lovely, soft, and light
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Client: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, NYC. One of nine illustrations for a brochure promoting combined subscriptions to opera, orchestra and ballet. Ink & brush.
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Cirrelia Thaxton - Over 30 days ago
Wondrous work
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The was probably the first book cover I designed, circa 1979, for crusading journalist Karl Grossman, with whom I collaborated on a number of projects over many years.
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Caricature Art
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About Me:
Experienced, reputable Illustrator/cartoonist originally from US, via UK (now in Australia). Top clients, awards, honors. Thousands of cartoons (often verging on fine art) published in noted daily newspapers (WSJ, NYT, Newsday, Daily News, Guardian). Other clients have included Rat Subterranean News, Marvel Comics, Random House, Lincoln Center, Smithsonian Museums. Ink caricatures exhibited in annuals of Society of Illustrators, Society for News Design (silver), Royal Society of Portrait Painters, and online in British Cartoon Archive. Teaching experience has included the British Museum, Ruskin College Oxford, NYU, and Barnet College.
Location
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia