Every day this month we’ll be showcasing one of the artists and authors in the new ‘Art of Sherlock Holmes’ project – today it’s artist Pat Crowley.
Pat Crowley was the Editorial Cartoonist for the Palm Beach Post (Florida) from 1979 to 1994 and Creative Director from 1995 to 2008. His political cartoons were distributed to hundreds of newspaper throughout the United States by the San Diego based Copley News Service and appeared in Time, Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report and the New York Times.
He was a founding staffer, Editorial Cartoonist and illustrator for The Hill newspaper in Washington D.C. from 1994 to 2000.
While with the Copley News Service he produced a twice- weekly comic, The Crowley Chronicle and later, Artropolis, a weekly cartoon commentary, for The Palm Beach Post.
Crowley has illustrated numerous magazine and newspaper articles including lead art for the New York Times Sunday Week in Review section. He was a regular contributor to Palm Beach Life magazine for more than two decades.
He has illustrated ten books and is currently writing and illustrating two children’s books.
In addition to political cartooning, Crowley teaches painting and figure drawing at the Lighthouse ArtCenter in Tequesta, Florida. He paints in oils and acrylic and sculpts in all media, including bronze at The Hunt Club, his studio in West Palm Beach, Florida.
For The Art of Sherlock Holmes Pat has painted an amazing cartoon style piece – here is a glimpse:
Pat is one of the fifteen artists who have created new pieces for The Art of Sherlock Holmes West Palm Beach Edition which is published in May and available now on Kickstarter – The Art of Sherlock Holmes.