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 is 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:

Cartoon editorial:

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 14: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., Guy Badeaux . Writ., Jay Stone Macmillan of Canada, 1998.

Portfoolio 15: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., Guy Badeaux . Writ., Jay Stone Macmillan of Canada, 1999.

Portfoolio 16: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., Guy Badeaux . Writ., Jay Stone Macmillan of Canada, 2000.

Portfoolio 17: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., Guy Badeaux . Writ., Jay Stone Macmillan of Canada, 2001..

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

Portfoolio 19: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., & Writ., Guy Badeaux. McArthur & Co. 2003:

Portfoolio 20: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., & Writ., Guy Badeaux. McArthur & Co. 2004.

Portfoolio 21: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., & Writ., Guy Badeaux. McArthur & Co. 2005.

Portfoolio 22: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., & Writ., Warren Clements. McArthur & Co. 2006.

Portfoolio 23: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., & Writ., Warren Clements. McArthur & Co. 2009.

Portfoolio 24: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., & Writ., Warren Clements. McArthur & Co. 2010.

Portfoolio 25: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., & Writ., Warren Clements. McArthur & Co. 2011.

BOOK TEXT & GRAPHIC:

Content:

Essays & cartoon editorial:

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

SOURCE:

Book graphic:

“Mike Graston.” Portfoolio, The Year 85 In Canadian Caricature. Ed., Guy Badeaux & Alan King. Writ., Charles Gordon. Ludcom Inc. 1985: 205.

“Mike Graston.” Portfoolio 25: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., & Writ., Warren Clements. McArthur & Co. 2011: 165.

Book text:

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