Stuart Carlson is an award-winning political cartoonist who spent 25 years at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Since leaving the paper in 2008 his work has continued to be nationally syndicated by Universal Uclick.
Carlson’s work has won numerous accolades, including being named the nation’s top cartoonist by the National Press Foundation in 1991. He won the Fischetti award in 1995 and numerous Milwaukee Press Club awards. He has also won recognition from the Overseas Press Club and the National Headliner competitions.
Carlson lives in a maintenance-intensive Victorian home in Milwaukee with his wife Mary. When not doing political work, he is co-creator of the popular comic strip “Gray Matters.”