The Michael and Susan Kahn Political Cartoon Collection

With Lalo Alcaraz, editorial cartoonist

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This series is made possible through funds gifted by Michael and Susan Kahn in support of their recently donated world-class collection of political cartoons.

Lalo Alcaraz has been drawing editorial cartoons for over three decades. A prolific editorial cartoonist, Alcaraz's work has been nationally syndicated by Andrews McMeel Syndication for over 21 years. He is also the creator of the syndicated daily comic strip, "La Cucaracha" as seen in the L.A. Times and other papers nationwide.

Alcaraz was a Finalist for the 2020 and 2021 Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Cartooning and was the winner of the 2022 Herb Block Prize for Editorial Cartooning. He has been honored for his community activism by the State of California, the Cesar Chavez Foundation, MALDEF, UNIDOS and the City of Los Angeles, among others.

He is a television writer and producer, and as Cultural Consultant, helped Pixar's Coco win an Oscar for Best Animated Film in 2018. He was a writer and producer for Nickelodeon's award winning animated series, "The Casagrandes" and Fox's animated series, "Bordertown". He has consulted and written for Xbox and various Hollywood studios.

Alcaraz is a graduate of San Diego State University (BA in Art) and UC Berkeley (Master's in Architecture). He is a former instructor of illustration at OTIS College of Art & Design.

Alcaraz was born in San Diego, California to Mexican immigrant parents from Sinaloa and Zacatecas. He is married to a public school teacher and they have three children.

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