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cartoonist , writer

Barbara Brandon, American cartoonist, writer.

Background

Brandon, Barbara was born on November 27, 1958 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Brumsic and Rita (Broughton) Brandon.

Education

Student, Syracuse University, 1976-1980.

Career

Art coordinator, Community Folk Art Gallery, Syracuse, New York, 1978-1980;visiting merchandiser, J. C. Penney, DeWitt, New York, 1980-1981;fashion reporter, Retail News Bureau, New York City, 1981-1983;fashion and beauty writer, Essence magazine, New York City, 1983-1989;cartoonist, Detroit Free Press, since 1989. Freelance illustrator Village Voice, Crisis magazine, Master of Computer Applications Records, New York City, since 1980. Syndicated cartoonist University Press Syndicate, since 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (collection of comic works) Where I'm Coming From, since 1991. Contributing editor Women's Wear Daily.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: swimming.

Connections

father:
Brumsic Brandon

mother:
Rita (Broughton) Brandon