Press
Release
City of Fullerton
Public Information Office

303 W. Commonwealth
Fullerton, CA 92832
Phone: (714) 738-6317

11/16/2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #16712
Subject :

Renowned Cartoonist at Fullerton Museum Center
Patrick Oliphant to Make Rare Public Appearance in Fullerton
Contact :Fullerton Museum Center    (714) 738-6545
Fullerton City Manager’s Office    (714) 738-6317

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.



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