Michael McParlane

Illustrator/cartoonist

Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Painting: The art of protecting a flat surface from the elements, while exposing it to the critics. - Ambrose Bierce

Work Experience

Calgary Olympic Committee

Project Manager-Collateral

Budgeting, design, and production management of all print material related to the 1988 Winter Olympic Games.
December 1987 - February 1988 Alberta, Canada

Illustrator, designer, problem-solver

Providing full design and production services for the major advertising agencies, and direct clients in Calgary. Projects included the art direction, and production of camera-ready artwork, (before computers!), for annual reports; photo-retouching; illustration; design and press-checking of limited edition prints.
February 1978 - August 1990 Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Awards

National Cartoonists Society

Reuben Divisional Award

2004

National Cartoonists Society

Reuben Divisional Award

2010

Studio Magazine (Canada)

Illustration Award

1988

National Cartoonists Society

Reuben Divisional Award: Newspaper Illustration

2004