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2019 AAEC
Annual Convention

September 26-29, 2019
Columbus, OH

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Matt Wuerker

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Matt Wuerker

Matt Wuerker is the staff cartoonist for POLITICO based in Washington DC ( http://www.politico.com ).  His cartoons are syndicated by Universal Press and he is also a proud member of Sarah Thaves' CartoonistGroup.

His work has been published widely in publications that range from monthlies such as Funny Times, The Nation, The American Prospect, and Z Magazine to daily newspapers like the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and The Christian Science Monitor-- to name a few. He's also Staff Artiste" for Jim Hightower's "Lowdown".

Two collections of his cartoons have been published. "Standing Tall in Deep Doo Doo, A Cartoon Chronicle of the Bush Quayle Years"(Thunder's Mouth Press, 1991) and "Meanwhile in Other News... A Graphic Look at Politics in the Empire of Money, Sex and Scandal" (Common Courage Press 1998). He also co-authored "The Madness of King George" (Common Courage Press, 2003).



Major Awards
Pulitzer Prize, 2012 - View Winning Cartoons
Herblock Prize, 2010
National Press Foundation - Berryman Award, 2010
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