Library Showcase

Robert Lange, Caricaturist and Political Cartoonist

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, 7:00 p.m. at the SWOSU Conference Center

Robert Lange, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Robert Lange, a caricaturist and political cartoonist, will demonstrate and discuss his art on Thursday, February 12th at 7:00 p.m. at the Conference Center on the campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Sponsored by the SWOSU Libraries, this Library Showcase event is free to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.

Lange, a native of Oklahoma City, loved drawing even as a small child. The youngest child of Jim and Helen Lange, he learned a lot about drawing and being a political cartoonist from his father, who was a Daily Oklahoman award winning political cartoonist. Lange's first love was music, but he decided to get a degree in art during his first year of college.

Lange has worked as a political cartoonist, art director, college professor, and technical illustrator. He has been drawing cartoons professionally since 1982 and has been a member of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists since 1987. He is the author of John Q: The Life and Times of John Lange, which was published in 2013. Copies of his book will be for sale at the event.

Robert entertains as a caricature artist for private parties, art festivals, schools, company picnics, and various other events.

For more information about this event, please contact Linda Pye at linda.pye@swosu.edu or 580-774-7021.


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