Fullerton, Ca – Patrick Oliphant, one of the top political cartoonist of this generation and called by the New York Times as “the most influential cartoonist now working,” will make a rare personal appearance at the Fullerton Museum Center on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 7 pm.
Oliphant will be discussing his work, “Leadership: Oliphant Cartoons and Sculpture from the Bush Years” as well as providing a commentary on current issues illustrated by his on-the-spot satirical drawings.
Oliphant’s “Leadership” will be open to the public through January 6, 2013. On display are his original ink drawings, sketches, prints and sculptures from 2001-2009 as well as a sampling of the artist’s more recent work.
Seating for “An Evening with Patrick Oliphant” is limited and early reservations are advised. Tickets are $10 for members of the Fullerton Museum Center, and $12 for the general public. Tickets will also include admission to the exhibit.
Reservations and further information may be obtained by calling the Fullerton Museum Center at (714) 738-6545.
The museum is located at 301 N. Pomona Ave., east of Harbor Blvd., in downtown Fullerton. Hours are noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Sunday, and noon – 8 p.m. Thursday.
Persons requiring special accommodations to attend the December 8 program or to view the exhibit are asked to notify the museum staff prior to coming to the museum.