Liza Donnelly

cartoonist, writer & speaker
The New Yorker Magazine

Liza Donnelly is an award winning cartoonist and writer for The New Yorker Magazine, The New York Times, Medium, is resident cartoonist for CBS News and CNN contributor. She is the innovator of a form of visual journalism called digital live-drawing, wherein she covers news/cultural events by drawing them in real time for news outlets. She’s reported press conferences, the DNC, the 2017 Inauguration, Oscars, Women’s Marches, etc. Donnelly delivered a popular TED talk that was translated into 38 languages and received over 1.5 million views, has spoken around the world for the US State Dept. The author of 17 books, Donnelly is currently a Barnard College Athena Leadership Fellow. Donnelly has taught at Vassar College and The School of Visual Arts and has curated numerous exhibitions around the world, as well as having her own work collected in group and solo shows. She is a member of Cartooning for Peace in Geneva, Pen America in New York and is a board member of the AAEC.

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