“Name one other job in the world, where a fellow can sit down and get so much venom out of his system in a few hours.” Peter Kuch, The Hecklers: 241.
Born 1917 in Winnipeg.
He studied fine arts with A.S. Musgrove before World War Two. With the outbreak of the war he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force.
In 1946 he joined the art department of the Free Press [Winnipeg]. When Arch Dale retired in 1952, he took over as editorial cartoonist. He also developed a reputation as a portrait painter, and he illustrated several books dealing with Manitoba and collections of Ukrainian folk stories.
BOOK GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:
Content cartoon editorial:
The Art of Political Cartooning in Canada/1980. Ed., Steve Bradley. For., Robert LaPalme. Virgo Press, Oct. 1980: 29, 122.
Cover book front:
Viva Chairman Pierre. Writ., Lubor J. Zink. Toronto: Griffen Press Ltd., 1977.
Content biography & analysis:
Papers Read Before The Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba. Series III, Number 19. Ed., Douglas Kemp. Winnipeg, 1964: “Arch Dale: The Pictorial Spokesman Of The West.” Writ., Peter Kuch: 44-49.
The Hecklers. Writ. & Ed.., Peter Desbarates & Terry Mosher. McClelland & Stewart Ltd., 1979: 241.
Viva Chairman Pierre. (Courtesy Winnipeg Free Press), 1977: Front cover.