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Photo: Mike Minehan

Cartoonist, The New Yorker, Vermont

American Academy Distinguished Visitor - Class of Fall 2003

Edward Koren is best known for his work in the New Yorker, where he has published more than 900 cartoons. His cartoons have also appeared in publications including the New York Times, Newsweek, Time, Boston Globe, Fortune, G.Q., and Sports Illustrated, and they are included in the collections of the Fogg Museum, the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, the Princeton University Museum, Cambridge University’s Fitzwilliam Museum, and the Library of Congress’s Swann collection.


Koren has illustrated books, including A Dog’s Life, by Peter Mayle, and Pet Peeves, by George Plimpton, and has written and illustrated two children’s books (Behind the Wheel and Very Hairy Harry).


Koren attended Columbia College and received an MFA from the Pratt Institute. He went on to teach at Brown University for many years and received a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship. In addition to numerous shows in the United States, his work has been exhibited in France, the United Kingdom, and Czech Republic.

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