About Kevin Kallaugher
Kevin Kallaugher (KAL) is the international award-winning editorial cartoonist for The Economist magazine of London and The Baltimore Sun. In a distinguished career than spans 42 years, Kal has created over 8000 cartoons and 150 magazine covers. His resumé includes six collections of his published work including his celebrated 35th year anthology of Economist cartoons titled Daggers Drawn.
Kal’s work has been exhibited in a dozen countries receiving awards and honors in seven. These awards include Feature Cartoonist of the Year (UK), The Thomas Nast Prize (Germany) Cartoon of the Year (Europe), and The 2017 Berryman award (US), Herblock Prize (US) and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize (US).
He has created acclaimed animations and calendars, toured the US with Second City improv comedy troupe and addressed audiences in more than 40 states and 30 countries. Kal has presented TEDx talks in Warwick, England, Jackson Hole, WY and IdeaCity in Toronto. In addition, Kal has spoken at Oxford, Harvard, Yale, Duke and Berkeley Universities, Pixar Studios and Google HQ.
Kal, a Norwalk, Connecticut native and Harvard graduate, is the former artist-in-residence at University of Maryland Baltimore County, the Masterworks Museum in Bermuda and the Studios at Key West.
Kevin Kallaugher is a past President of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists and Cartoonists Rights Network International. In 1999, The World Encyclopedia of Cartoons said of Kevin "Commanding a masterful style, Kallaugher stands among the premier caricaturists of the (twentieth) century."