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Robert Pinkney Gorrell, American cartoonist. Named Echols scholar, University Virginia, 1973-1977; named to Cum Laude Society, Virginia Episcopal School, 1984; recipient First Place award SBANE Editorial Cartoon Contest, 1980, Second Place award Dragonslayer Editorial Cartoon Competition, 1982, Citation for Excellence Overseas Press Club, 1983, First Place award Virginia Press Association, 1984-1987, Second Place award, 1988-1989.

Background

Gorrell, Robert Pinkney was born on April 6, 1955 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Robert Pinkney and Sarah (Swain) Gorrell.

Education

Bachelor, University Virginia, 1977.

Career

Staff artist Fort Myers (Florida) News Press, 1979-1980. Editorial cartoonist Charlotte (North Carolina) News, 1981-1983, Richmond (Virginia) News Leader, since 1983. Instructor Collegiate Schools, Richmond, Virginia, 1986-1987.

Lecturer on politics, current events, various, since 1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (comic strip) Cobwebs, 1986-1987. Co-author (with others) A Cartoon History of the Reagan Years, 1988. Cartoons currently syndicated to over 900 papers, re-run in such magazines as Newsweek, United States News & World Report, Business Week, National Review.

Membership

Member Association of America Ediorial Cartoonists, (advisory board 1984), National Cartoonists Society, Virginia Museum Fine Arts, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, basketball.

Connections

Married Patricia Ann Princiotto, June 11, 1977. Children: Sarah Princiotto, Robert P. III (twins).

father:
Robert Pinkney Gorrell

mother:
Sarah (Swain) Gorrell

spouse:
Patricia Ann Princiotto

children:
Sarah Princiotto Gorrell

Robert P. III Gorrell (twins)