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Patrick Oliphant

also known as Pat Oliphant,Patrick Bruce Oiphant


Oliphant is an editorial cartoonis.His work has appeared in several exhibitions, most notably at the National Portrait Gallery. He has also crafted a series of small sculptures based on his caricatures of various political figures, which have been displayed alongside his drawings in some exhibitions.


Patrick Oliphant was born July 24, 1935, in Adelaide, Australia. Although his parents, Donald Knox and Grace Lillian, nee Price, encouraged him to draw, Oliphant originally set out to be a journalist.


  • He won the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning in 1967 for his 1 February 1966 cartoon "They Won't Get Us To The Conference Table ... Will They?".

    In addition to winning the Pulitzer Prize, Oliphant won the National Cartoonist Society Editorial Cartoon Award seven times.


  • Other Work

    • The Oliphant Book 1969, Four More Years 1973, An Informal Gathering 1978, Oliphant, A Cartoon Collection 1980, The Jellybean Society 1981, Ban This Book 1982, But Seriously Folks 1983, The Year of Living Perilously 1984, Make My Day! 1985, Between Rock and a Hard Place 1986, Up to Here in Alligators 1987.