GRASTON Mike

GRASTON Mike

Born 1954 in Montréal.

An honours graduate of the University of Western Ontario, he drew cartoons for the University newspaper and later for the Last Post. In 1977 the Ottawa Citizen hired him as an office boy but soon had him drawing editorial cartoons.. He drew a weekly cartoon and filled in for principal editorial cartoonist Rusins Kaufmanis when he was on holidays. In 1979, he hired on as a full time editorial cartoonist/ In 1982 he was syndicated by Miller Services. His cartoons appeared in newspapers in Canada and the U.S.A. His work was featured on CBC & CBC Newsworld, CTV and ABC’s Nightline.

In 2003, the Art Gallery of Windsor and the National Archives of Canada, joined forces to create a 20 year retrospective of his work.

WORK:

CARTOONIST:

BOOK GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content editorial cartoon:

The Art of Political Cartooning in Canada/1980. Ed., Steve Bradley. For., Robert LaPalme. Virgo Press, Oct. 1980: 42, 57, 82, 94, 100, 143, 181.

Best Canadian Political Cartoons, 1983. Ed., N.M. Stahl. For., David Rosen. McClelland & Stewart Ltd. Sept. 1983: 31, 34, 97, 125, 146, 199.

Best Canadian Political Cartoons, 1984. Ed., N.M. Stahl. For.,Robert LaPalme. McClelland & Stewart Ltd. Sept. 1984; 29, 37, 74, 89, 100, 132, 208.

Caricature . Cartoons Canada. Ed., Terry Mosher. Linda Leith Publishing, 2012: 56.

Portfoolio, The Year 85 In Canadian Caricature. Ed., Guy Badeaux & Alan King. Writ., Charles Gordon. Ludcom Inc. 1985.

Portfoolio, The Year 86 In Canadian Caricature. Ed., Guy Badeaux. Writ., Charles Gordon. Ludcom Inc. 1986.

Portfoolio, The Year 87 In Canadian Caricature. Ed., Guy Badeaux . Ludcom Inc. 1987.

Portfoolio 6: The Year in Canadian Caricature. Ed., Guy Badeaux . Writ., Charles Gordon. Macmillan of Canada, 1990.

Portfoolio 12: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., Guy Badeaux . Writ., Ken MacQueen. Macmillan of Canada, 1996.

Portfoolio …. The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., Guy Badeaux . Writ., Jay Stone Macmillan of Canada, …
14, 1998. 15, 1999. 16, 2000. 17, 2001.

Portfoolio 18: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., Guy Badeaux. Writ., Scott Feschuk. McClelland & Stewart Ltd., 2002.

Portfoolio …. The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed. & Writ., Guy Badeaux . McArthur & Co. …
19, 2003. 20, 2004. 21, 2005.
Portfoolio …: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., & Writ., Warren Clements. McArthur & Co. ….
22: 2006. 23: 2009. 24: 2010. 25: 2011.

BOOK TEXT & GRAPHIC:

Content editorial cartoon & essay:

Anglo 2 the sequel. Ed., Pamela Chichinska & Lynette Stokes. Montréal: Eden Prees:1988: 107.

SOURCE:

Article book:

The Hecklers. Writ. & Ed.., Peter Desbarates & Terry Mosher. McClelland & Stewart Ltd., 1979: 238.

Portfoolio, The Year 85 In Canadian Caricature. 1985: “Mike Graston:” 205.

Portfoolio 25: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. 2011: “Mike Graston”: 165.