Foundation News

Douglas Perry
June 11, 2019

The New York Times became the latest newspaper to abandon political cartooning -- just a year after winning a Pulitzer Prize for the discipline for the very first time in its history.

Michael Cavna
May 03, 2019

On the eve of World Press Freedom Day, Jake Tapper stood on a Library of Congress stage and delivered an ode to the potency of political cartooning — especially in the face of cutbacks and blowback.

Jennifer Howard
March 25, 2019

Even as traditional outlets for it shrink, socially conscious art and the desire to make it remain as strong as ever.

Nadja Sayej
March 07, 2019

In a new exhibition about incendiary art commenting on current affairs, the work of everyone from Herblock to Kerry James Marshall is brought to light

March 27, 2017

by Adam Bernstein in The Washington Post

Michael Cavna
February 24, 2017

RUBEN BOLLING, creator of the syndicated comic “Tom the Dancing Bug,” has just been named this year’s recipient of the Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning.

“Tom the Dancing Bug” is a free-form comic — syndicated by Andrews McMeel and also published on and — that was especially political in 2016, including Trump-laced spoofs of Hollywood and cartoon entertainment.

November 11, 2016

by Ruth Marcus in The Washington Post

Alyssa Rosenberg and Stephen Stromberg in The Washington Post
November 01, 2016
Colorado College Website
July 12, 2016