Chan Lowe, editorial cartoonist for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, was born in New York City in 1953, educated in New York, Los Angeles, and England, and graduated from Williams College in 1975 with a degree in Art History.
Mr. Lowe was employed as staff artist and editorial cartoonist for the Shawnee News-Star in Shawnee, Oklahoma from 1975-1977, and served as editorial cartoonist for the Oklahoma City Times from 1978-1984. He has been with the Sun-Sentinel since 1984.
Mr. Lowe's work has won several awards, including the Green Eyeshade Award in 1992, and second place in the 1996 John Fischetti Competition. In 1990, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. In 2000, he was awarded The National Press Foundation's Berryman Award.
His cartoons have appeared in numerous national publications (Newsweek, The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, etc.), and on television. A kinetic sculpture by Mr. Lowe was exhibited in 1997 at the National Gallery for Caricature and Cartoon Art in Washington. His cartoons are syndicated by Tribune Media Services.
Mr. Lowe also spent a year studying at Stanford University as a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow in 1992-1993.
Mr. Lowe's interests include history, woodworking, and baroque music performance.