National Cartoonist Society Editorial Cartoon Award, 1995 and 1999.|
National Press Foundation Berryman Award, 1993
John Fischetti Award, 1988 and 1998
Arthur "Chip" Bok is an American editorial cartoonist for the Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal and the Tampa Bay Times. He has illustrated some of Dave Barry's books, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 1997.
Prior to working as an editorial cartoonist, Bok held several other jobs such as substitute teaching, concrete labor, wholesale drug sales, and freelance work. From 1981 to 1982 he was staff editorial cartoonist at the Clearwater Sun in Clearwater, Florida. After his time there he drew a lifestyle cartoon for the Miami Herald, illustrate columns for Dave Barry, and creating computer animations for the Viewtron online service. In 1987, he returned to his home state of Ohio where he became an editorial cartoonist for the Akron Beacon Journal.
In 1997 Bok was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
- Bok! The 9.11 Crisis In Political Cartoons. (University Of Akron Press, 2002) ISBN 1884836895.
- A Recent History of the United States in Political Cartoons: A Look Bok. (University Of Akron Press, 2005) ISBN 193196811X.
- The Great White House Breakout. (illustrator, written by Helen Thomas) (Penguin Group, 2008) ISBN 978-0-8037-3300-8 (children's book)
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