Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Globe and Mail cartoonist Brian Gable retires


After a long career as editorial cartoonist at The Globe and Mail, Brian Gable announced this morning his retirement to its' readers.

Here is a selection of some of his recent cartoons:

Born in 1949 in Saskatoon, Brian Gable studied fine arts at the University of Saskatchewan. 

Graduating with a B.Ed. from the University of Toronto in 1971, he taught art in Brockville and began freelancing for the Brockville Recorder and Times in 1977. 

In 1980 he started full-time with the Regina Leader-Post and has been the editorial cartoonist for The Globe and Mail since 1987.

He has won the National Newspaper Award in Editorial Cartooning in 1986, 1995,  2001, 2005, 2009, 2010 and 2016.

He became a member of the Order of Canada in 2018 and was one of five editorial cartoonist whose work was featured in a stamp collection in 2021.

A collection of his work, Gable: the Editorial Cartoons of Brian Gable was published by Western Producer Prairie Books in 1987.

His second collection, Gable of the Globe, was published last year.

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