Van WOERKOM Fons

Van WOERKOM Fons

Born 1943, in Holland.

He graduated from the Jan Van Eyck Academy in Maastricht Holland after studying painting for eight years.

He moved to Toronto in 1968 and drew cartoons for the Toronto Star over the next three years. A caricature of Israel’s Moshe Dayan won him the Grand Prize for Political Cartooning at the International Salon of Caricature and Cartooning.

In 1971 he moved to New York where he works for the New York Times.

SOURCE:

Book text:

The Hecklers. Writ. & Ed.., Peter Desbarates & Terry Mosher. McClelland & Stewart Ltd., 1979: 236.