Dave Whamond

Calgary, Alberta

My work has appeared in magazines such as Sports Illustrated, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, Politico, and Reader’s Digest.

I have worked on national campaigns for Taco Bell, Chrysler, VISA, Tim Hortons, McDonalds, Coca Cola, Disney and NASA.

I have worked on over 50 books including My Think-a-ma-jink, the Oddrey series, Rosie’s Glasses, Nick the Sidekick, the Hot Dog and Bob series for Chronicle and the School Rules and Braids book by Robert Munsch. His work has won several awards in the publishing industry including 2 Blue Spruce awards, a Willow, a Silver Birch and 2 Silver Reuben awards for best book illustration.

My syndicated panel cartoon Reality Check has appeared in papers daily since 1995. It was nominated twice for best cartoon panel of the year by the National Cartoonists Society. My work has also won various awards including 7 Silver Reuben awards from the National Cartoonists Society.

I taught 3rd and 4th year illustration at the Alberta College of Art and Design from1997 to 2006.

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