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Political Cartoons in an Age of Fake News: Getting Laughs While Speaking Truth to Power
Krannert Art Museum
500 E. Peabody Dr.
Champaign, Illinois 61820
Join us for a roundtable discussion by political cartoonists Eric J. Garcia, Keith Knight, and Ann Telnaes, moderated by Associate Professor in Graphic Design Stacey Robinson.
This event is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Fake News & Lying Pictures: Political Prints in the Dutch Republic.
Artist Bio | Eric J. Garcia
Eric J. Garcia, creates murals, mixed media installations, hand printed posters and his controversial political cartoons, all with the common goal of educating and challenging. He received his BFA with a minor in Chicano studies from the University of New Mexico, and earned his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Garcia is a teaching artist, a core member of the printmaking collective, Instituto Gráfico de Chicago and one of the newest members of the Justseeds Cooperative. Garcia has exhibited nationally and can be found in the collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the National Hispanic Cultural Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Library of Congress.