Ann Telnaes

Washington, D.C.

Editorial cartoonist

Education: California Institute of the Arts, BFA, Character Animation Program

Ann Telnaes creates editorial cartoons in various mediums — animation, visual essays, live sketches and traditional print — for The Washington Post. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 2001 for her print cartoons and the National Cartoonists Society’s Reuben for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year for 2016. Telnaes’s print work was shown in a solo exhibition at the Great Hall in the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress in 2004. Her first book, "Humor’s Edge," was published by Pomegranate Press and the Library of Congress in 2004. A collection of Vice President Cheney cartoons, "Dick,
Latest from Ann Telnaes

Smash and Grab

Hold them all accountable

December 5, 2021

What restricting abortion is really all about

The Supreme Court heard arguments about the Mississippi abortion law, a potential precursor to overturning Roe v, Wade.

December 1, 2021

The danger for upcoming elections

Trump-supporting Republicans are working to infiltrate and subvert the election process.

November 30, 2021

Pandemic perpetuity

A new variant of the coronavirus is detected in South Africa.

November 28, 2021

Justice is served

Three men in Georgia are convicted of the murder of Ahmaud Arbery.

November 24, 2021

The next vigilantism

Guns and claims of self-defense will not stop with the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict.

November 19, 2021

QAnon Shaman sentenced to 41 months in prison

Time for the leaders of the attack on the Capitol to be held accountable as well.

November 17, 2021

Instead of cursing prices, eat less meat

Consuming less meat is better for the environment, your health and the welfare of animals in the meat industry.

November 16, 2021

Ignoring the alarm

The final agreement at COP26 does not include limiting the Earth’s warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 Fahrenheit).

November 13, 2021

Waiting for Garland

It’s been three weeks since the House voted to hold former White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon in criminal contempt of Congress.

November 12, 2021