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, the National Cartoonists Society’s Reuben for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year for 2016 and the Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning in 2023. In 2022, she was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for her illustrated reporting and cartooning. 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,
Latest from Ann Telnaes

What’s acceptable in America?

From art, to what happens in schools, to what happens in the doctor's office, America is dealing with new ground rules.

March 29, 2023

Putin is threatened by the criticism of children

A 13-year-old Russian girl is placed in an orphanage and her father put under house arrest after she draws an antiwar picture in art class at school.

March 28, 2023

Trump, the inciter lighter

In a posting on his social media platform, former president Donald Trump warned of potential violence if he is indicted in a criminal case in Manhattan.

March 24, 2023

Jim Jordan is Trump’s lapdog

House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) demands documents and testimony about the Stormy Daniels hush-money case from Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg.

March 23, 2023

Trump’s legal baggage

The Stormy Daniels hush-money case isn’t the only investigation former president Donald Trump might be indicted for.

March 21, 2023

Putin the child snatcher

The International Criminal Court in The Hague issues arrest warrants for Russian President Vladimir Putin and another top Russian official.

March 17, 2023

Republicans continue quest to control women

U.S. District Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk, who is known for his long-held antiabortion views, hears arguments challenging the use and mailing of a common abortion medication.

March 16, 2023

Mike Pence secures his place in history

The former vice president won’t testify but criticizes Donald Trump at the annual Gridiron dinner on Saturday in Washington.

March 14, 2023

The abortion argument in America

Five women who were denied abortions in Texas, even when their health and lives were in danger, are suing over the state’s abortion ban.

March 11, 2023

The good old days according to the Republicans

Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders (R) signs a law loosening child labor laws, while legislators in Iowa and Minnesota introduced similar bills.

March 9, 2023