Lincoln (Neb.) - Sept. 11, 2001 - "Editorial Cartooning: The State of the Art Today" will be the first 2001-02 Paul A. Olson Seminar in Great Plains Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Paul Fell of Lincoln and Jeff Koterba of Omaha will present the program from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Christlieb Gallery, 1155 Q St. Fell is an editorial cartoonist and humorous illustrator for the Lincoln Journal Star and owner of Paul Fell Cartoons. Koterba is editorial cartoonist for the Omaha World-Herald.
Fell and Koterba will discuss their experiences and show examples of their current work. Fell, an observer of Nebraska and national politics since 1975, will speak about the process of creating a visual "opinion piece" for the Journal Star. Koterba's cartoons are syndicated through North American Syndicate and reach more than 425 newspapers. A cartoonist for the World-Herald since 1989, he will comment on political cartooning today.
Their seminar and a 3 p.m. reception in the Great Plains Art Collection are free and open to the public.
Two other Olson seminars scheduled for the fall. On Oct. 17, John
Carter, special projects coordinator for the Nebraska State Historical
Society, will present "American Bounty: Nebraska and the Story of Food";
and on Nov. 14, Patricia Freeman, professor and curator of zoology at the
University of Nebraska State Museum, will present "Shifting Mammals at
the Great Plains Cross Roads."
For questions regarding these releases, contact:
(402) 472-8514, Fax: (402) 472-7825