his dual career as a syndicated political cartoonist and as the creator of
the comic strip "Shoe," Jeff MacNelly earned top honors in both
He was paid journalism's
highest compliment three times for his political cartoons, winning the
Pulitzer in 1972, 1978, and 1985. The National Cartoonists Society twice
presented him with its highest honor, the Reuben Award.
in 1965 and almost graduated from the
in 1969. While attending UNC, he got his start with The Daily Tar Heel .
joined the Richmond News Leader in 1970 and in 1977 started drawing the
comic strip "Shoe," which can be seen in more than 1,000
newspapers. The strip was named in honor of the legendary Jim Shumaker,
for whom MacNelly worked at the Chapel Hill Weekly.
joined the Chicago Tribune in 1982, and continued to earn acclaim in his
field, winning his third Pulitzer and being judged "best in the
business" among political cartoonists in 1987, 1989, and 1993. In
1991 he won the Sigma Delta Chi National Award for editorial cartooning.
MacNelly’s fine art demonstrates astonishing originality and dazzling
artistry. One is enchanted by
his irrepressible sensitivity and ability to connect.
His work is powerful, brilliant, deft and always engaging.
Gallery on Greene is honored to be the exclusive gallery representing Jeff
MacNelly’s fine art reproductions, original canvases, pen & inks,
sculptures and Pulitzer Prizewinning Editorial Cartoons.