Michael de Adder
|Michael de Adder|
May 25, 1967 |
Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Born in Moncton, he attended Mount Allison University and completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1991. He began his career working for The Coast, a Halifax-based alternative weekly, drawing a popular comic strip called "Walterworld" which lampooned the then-current mayor of Halifax, Walter Fitzgerald.:xiii This led to freelance jobs at the Chronicle-Herald and The Hill Times in Ottawa.
In 2000, he landed a full-time job at the Halifax Daily News and has won numerous awards for editorial cartooning. He was nominated for a National Newspaper Award in 2002 and won the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists' Golden Spike Award in 2006 for the best cartoon killed by an editor.:xvii
Today, his work also appears regularly in the National Post, Maclean's the The Chronicle Herald and the Moncton Times & Transcript. His work is syndicated in North America through Artizans.com. He continues to be a weekly contributor to the Hill Times as well as to Canadian Metro dailies.
Michael de Adder is a past president of The Association of Canadian Editorial Cartoonists and is on the board of the Cartoonists Rights Network.
Weekly he draws approximately 10 cartoons and, at over a million readers per day, he is considered the most read cartoonist in Canada.
- deBook, 2007
- You Might be from Nova Scotia If ..., 2013
- depictions, Nimbus, 2013
- Drawing Opinions: MacKinnon, DeAdder & More: Cartoons and the Stories that Inspire Them, Chronicle Herald, 2013
- You Might be from New Brunswick If ..., 2014
- Michael Deadder, Depictions, Nimbus, 2013
- Mount Allison University, Deadder Bio
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