Alta Live: Cartoonist Teresa Burns Parkhurst

Wednesday, April 5, at 12:30 p.m. Pacific time

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Get to know the comedian behind the cartoons as Alta Live welcomes Teresa Burns Parkhurst. A frequent contributor to Alta Journal’s Altatude cartoon section, Parkhurst will share her creative and comic process as well as stories from her many years as a cartoonist for publications like Mad Magazine and the New Yorker. Art and humor collide at this Alta Live you won’t want to miss.

About the guest:

Teresa Burns Parkhurst was born in Albany, New York, and received her associate degree in commercial art from the Junior College of Albany (now Russell Sage College.) Her cartoons have been published in the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, the Harvard Business Review, Reader’s Digest, Playboy, Air Mail, Alta Journal, Narrative, and the New Yorker. She designs greeting cards for Oatmeal Studios and Sellers Publishing, and her work appears in several collaborative cartoon books. She is both proud and ashamed to have been counted among the Usual Gang of Idiots at Mad Magazine for 16 years.

Parkhurst lives in Albany and enjoys not going places.•

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