Clifford K. & James T. Berryman Award for Editorial Cartoons

Chan Lowe 2000

Sen-Sentinel

CHAN LOWE, editorial cartoonist for the Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, has it in for people who are a little too full of themselves and social movements smacking of hypocrisy. So a couple smooching in a parked car and criticizing same-sex marriages turn out to be married -- to other people. President Clinton waxing on about "values" during investigations of his personal conduct can't help but say, "for a REALLY good time call…" A proposal by the Florida legislature to remodel the House Speaker's platform ends up looking like a church altar, complete with cross and chalice.

"An editorial cartoonist is a commentator with a potent array of tricks up his sleeve, and when readers respond in force, either pro or con, he knows he is doing his job well," he has written.

Born in New York City in 1953, and educated in New York, Los Angeles, and England, Lowe graduated from Williams College in 1975 with a degree in Art history. He started his career on the Shawnee News-Star in Shawnee, Oklahoma from 1975-1977, and served as editorial cartoonist for the Oklahoma City Times from 1978-1984. He has been with the Sun Sentinel for the past 16 years.

Mr. Lowe's work has won several awards, including the Green Eyeshade Award in 1992, and second place in the 1996 John Fischetti Competition. In 1990, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. In 1992-1993 he was a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University.

His cartoons have appeared in Newsweek, The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, and on television. He has also illustrated a humor book, "Are You A Newrotic?" (Prentice Hall). His cartoons are syndicated by Tribune Media Services. He is currently writing a book on diplomatic history.

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