AAEC - The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists

2019 AAEC
Annual Convention

September 26-29, 2019
Columbus, OH

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Russell Hodin
NEW TIMES San Luis Obispo

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Russell Hodin

Russell W. Hodin,  Editorial Cartoonist/Sculptor

Solo Exhibits

Linnaea's Cafe, Editorial Cartoons, San Luis Obispo, CA; years: 2016, 2006, 2004, 2001

Group Exhibits

Redacted, Steynberg Gallery, S.L.O., CA 2015

Dining In Public, ArtSpace Obispo, S.L.O., CA 2011

There Will Be Bacon, Steynberg Gallery, S.L.O, CA 2008

Hotel Granada Invitational, 3-D caricature; S.L.O, CA 2003

Patriot Art; Institute for Policy Studies; Wash, DC traveling cartoon show, 2002-

Aquarius Gallery, Cambria, CA 1996-1998

Save Your Breath Variations; interactive sound sculpture & performance art; Cal Poly University, 1996

Space in C; interactive sound sculptures; Arternatives Gallery, S.L.O, CA 1996 (in conjunction with above performance)

Public Art - A Visual Dialog; San Luis Obispo, CA, 1995 (Exhibit Design)

10 @ Arternatives; invitational sculpture; S.L.O., CA 1994

Arts Link Gallery; cast bronze; Los Osos, CA 1993

Waiting for the Building Permit; Wineman Hotel lobby figurative sculpture tableaux; S.L.O, CA 1992 (assemblage)

Windows and Doors; cast bronze & wood portal sculptures; Saratoga, CA 1990

Art Fair Invitational; wood portal sculpture; Avila, CA 1987

Hot Metal, juried; cast bronze; Art Center, S.L.O, CA 1986

All-California, juried; cast bronze; Laguna Beach, CA 1986

Lectures & Roundtables

Art & Politics Soiree, Steynberg Gallery, S.L.O, 2009



Assoc. of Alternative Newsweeklies AAN 2018 - 3rd Place

National Newspaper Assn. 2018 - 3rd Place

Best of the West 2018 - First Place

Assoc. Alternative Newsweeklies 2017 - Second Place

Best of the West 2016 - Second Place

California Newspaper Publisher's Assn. 1996 Better Newspapers Contest- First Place

California Newspaper Publisher's Assn. 1997 Better Newspapers Contest- Second Place

National Newspaper Assn. 1997 Better Newspapers Contest- Honorable Mention

Hot Metal, juried, Art Center, S.L.O, CA 1986- Honorable Mention


Attack of the Political Cartoonists, 2004 Dork Storm Press

Regular Member, Association of American Editorial Cartoonists


Related activities and sources of income

graphic design and illustration; architectural design and production; fine art exhibit design & installation; blog

Book Illustration

 A Judge's Advice, 50 Years on the Bench, by Ruggero J. Aldisert, 2011 Carolina Academic Press 

Opinion Writing, 3rd Edition, by Ruggero J. Aldisert, 2012 Carolina Academic Press


U.C.L.A.: Engineering & Fine Art

SCI-ARC & Cal Poly: Architecture

Santa Monica & Cuesta Colleges: Fine Art; Foundry


Lifetime partner of fine artist, teacher & curator Elizabeth L. Johnson; I enjoy moderate amounts of hiking, cycling, backpacking and immoderate amounts of dog time


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