Steve Nease

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Steve Nease

Steve Nease is a Canadian editorial and comic strip cartoonist based in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. He was born and raised in Woodbridge, Ontario.

Career[edit]

His career has spanned over 30 years, many of which were spent as Art Director of the Oakville Beaver. Since 2008 he has worked independently.[1] He is most noted for his award-winning political and editorial cartoons,[2] and his family comic strip, "Pud", based on the lives of the artist and his family.[3][4]

He has also found success as a freelance illustrator, most notably Real Stories from the Rink by Brian MacFarlane.[5]

In July 2016 Nease reestablished his long-time relationship with the Oakville Beaver and other Halton community newspapers, which have resumed publishing his editorial cartoons and comic strips after a hiatus of 8 years.[6]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Nease received recognition for the best editorial cartoon of 2006 from the Suburban Newspaper Association (SNA) of North America in 2006 for his cartoon "Don't Forget the Sunblock".[7]

Another important recognition Nease has received on eight occasions is Ontario Community Newspaper Association Cartoonist of the year, most recently for 2011.[8]

Nease has also been recognized as the Canadian Community Newspapers Association Cartoonist of the year 10 times, most recently in 2009.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ACEC - Nease". Canadiancartoonists.com. Retrieved 2012-11-08.
  2. ^ "Nease is cartoonist of the year". InsideHalton Article. 2011-05-18. Retrieved 2012-11-08.
  3. ^ MacBride, Craig (Dec 11, 2004). "Just kidding around; Award-winning cartoonist Steve Nease has been finding humour in family life for two decades". Oakville Beaver.
  4. ^ "Steve Nease – Visual Arts Brampton". Visualartsbrampton.com. 2010-05-13. Retrieved 2012-11-08.
  5. ^ "Real Stories from the Rink by Brian McFarlane; illustrated by Steve Nease". Tundrabooks.com. Retrieved 2012-11-08.
  6. ^ http://www.insidehalton.com/news-story/6758999-nease-cartoons-make-a-comeback-in-the-oakville-beaver/
  7. ^ "SNA 2006 Editorial Contest Winners" (PDF). Suburban-news.org. Retrieved 2012-11-08.
  8. ^ "Nease is cartoonist of the year". InsideHalton Article. 2011-05-18. Retrieved 2012-11-08.
  9. ^ "2009 Winners Book". Betternewspapers.ca. Retrieved 2012-11-08.

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