Jim Morin’s drawings won the
Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning in l996. He shared the
Pulitzer in l983 with other members of the Miami Herald editorial board,
and was a Pulitzer finalist in l977 and l990. He has also won the
2000 John Fischetti Award, the l999 Thomas Nast Award, the National Press
Foundation's l996 Berryman Award, the l992 National Cartoonist
Society award, and the Overseas Press Club Awards in 1990 and 1979, amongst
others. He most recently won second place in the 2005 Global Millennium Cartoon
Morin, 51, is the author of four books: Famous Cats, Jim Morin's Field Guide to Birds, a two collections of political cartoons, Line of Fire, and BUSHED! (with
Walter C. Clemens). His cartoons and oil paintings have been exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide. His retrospective exhibition at the International Museum of Cartoon Art hung for nine months due to popular demand.
He joined the staff at The Miami Herald in l978 and his work is syndicated internationally by the New York Times/CWS Syndicate.
Born in Washington, D.C. and raised outside Boston, Morin started drawing cartoons at age seven. He attended Syracuse University and, fueled by social and political upheavals during the early 1970’s, he began publishing political cartoons in Syracuse University's The Daily Orange.