About


My name is Mike Carroll and I have been doing logo design, custom illustration and cartoons since I graduated from Western Washington University.  I graduated with a degree (BA)  in Art and Design.  I also attended Eastern Washington University where I graduated with a degree (BS) in Political Science.  Currently, I live in Spokane, WA where I do freelance art, design and websites.  I am currently working on a comic in my free time.

I have been published in several newspapers and magazines and have won several awards for my work.  While attending WWU, I won 3 SPJ/SDX (Society of Professional Journalists) northwest regional first places for my work as a collegiate editorial cartoonist for the school paper (The Western Front), and then I attended EWU for about two years.  While at Eastern, I did some editorial cartooning for the school’s newspaper (The Easterner).  While at EWU, I won the northwest regional first place award again, and that year I also won the SPJ/SDX National first place award among all college cartoonists in the nation.   I have also done two internships with two daily newspapers, where I was doing news infographics and editorial cartoons.  I have been published in several newspapers and a few magazines as well.

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Drawing and illustrating is nice, but being an editorial (political) cartoonist is just plain fun.  I believe that editorial cartooning is it’s own art form, and I know many of my colleagues would agree with that statement.