Monte Wolverton has produced his ascerbic visual political commentary for over 15 years. He is syndicated by Caglecartoons to over 850 publications weekly, and appears weekly in the LA Daily News.

Son of legendary illustrator Basil Wolverton, and naitve of the Portland, Oregon area, Wolverton began his career working for a small design group while attending college in Southern California. He gained additional training at Pasadena's Art Center College of Design. After doing graphic design and illustration in business in the Portland and Seattle areas, Wolverton became design director for Plain Truth, a large, faith-based publisher in Pasadena, California. In 1994 he earned an interdisciplinary MA in creativity studies and management from Vermont's Goddard College.

In the late 1990s his humorous illustrations were featured regularly in MAD magazine. His illustrations now appear frequently in Washington (DC) Monthly magazine. He particiated in the 2014 St.-Just-le-Martel Editorial Cartoon Festival in St. Just, France. In 2015 Wolverton was invited to serve as a judge for the prestigious Xaimen International Animation Festvial in Xaimen, China.

In 2014, Wolverton authored a novel, Chasing 120.

He is a member of the National Cartoonists Society, The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, and United Sketches for Freedom, an international association promoting freedom of expression and supporting refugee cartoonists.

Wolverton's fine art, sculpture and photography synthesize a unique vision rooted in the distinctive style he shares with his late father.

Wolverton resides in Washington State with his wife Brenda Kaye and his two American Rat Terriers, Meg and Kirby.

 

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