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The RNJ Morning Program Cartoonist Sean Delonas with Morning Mike

During “The RNJ Morning Program” on Tuesday, June 9th, Morning Mike enjoyed a nice chat with Sean Delonas. A native of Mansfield Township, Delonas was the Page Six cartoonist for the New York Post for 23 years. He recently published a book of his cartoon work, Delonas: The Ones They Didn’t Print and Some of the Ones They Did (Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., June 2nd 2015).

Delonas lampooned politicians, sports figures, pop culture, and celebrities and spared neither liberals nor conservatives in his provocative cartoons. From Obama, Clinton, Bush, and Romney, to the Kardashians, Michael Jackson, Lindsay Lohan, and Donald Trump, no one was safe from Delonas’s humorous eye. Delonas has always pushed the limits with his art, which is often politically incorrect and frequently over the top. This collection of over two hundred full-color cartoons, along with a foreword by former New York Post music critic Dan Aquilante, is a must-have book for any New York Post fan or cartoon enthusiast. Delonas said that nearly one-third of the cartoons featured in the book were deemed “too over the top” by his editor, even by Post standards.

Together with his son, Delonas has also written a children’s book. To learn more about Delonas, his work, and his books, visit his website, www.seandelonas.com.


 


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    Sean Delonas



    BIO
    Best known as the cartoonist for the New York Post’s Page Six from 1990 to 2013.  His cartoons are syndicated by CagleCartoons.   An award winning painter and illustrator, his work has appeared in the nation's largest newspapers,magazines, books, television and Broadway.  

    Sean's  work is in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian - National Museum of American History, the Library of Congress, Brooklyn Museum of Art,   Newseum, the Cartoon Art Museum, New York Historical Society Museum and Library, the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, appeared in a show at National   Museum of Health and Medicine and was included in the multimedia presentation that accompanied the exhibition “Edward Hopper and the American Imagination ” at the Whitney Museum of American Art.   

    A one man art show at the Limner Gallery led to his largest commission -- creating the altar painting for the Church of St. Agnes in NYC.  Many of his friends at the NY Post, were the models for this painting. 

    Together with his son, is the author of Scuttle's Big Wish (ReganBooks/HarperCollins 2006  and Scholastic Books 2006) and,  Sean Delonas: The Ones They Didn't Print(Skyhorse Publishing,  2015). 

    Pulitzer prize winner, Mike McAlary’s character, Scar [played by Glenn Fitzgerald], from CBS’s “New York News” was " drawn from that wacky talent, Sean Delonas." Mike McAlary, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday,  August 2, 1995.

    His work is in the private collections of celebrities, politicians, and other public figures, including George H.W. Bush, James Baker, Andrew Lloyd Weber, Howard Stern, George Steinbrenner, Spike Lee, Rush Limbaugh, Dan Rather, Wolf Blitzer,  Steve Kroft, Mario Cuomo,  John Cardinal O’Connor, Jackie Mason , etc. 

    He is a graduate of the New York Academy of Art and is the winner of the Art Masters Award from American Artist Magazine and the Audubon Artists Gold Medal of Honor.

    Sean enjoys teaching at the Baum School of art.  He lives with his son, their two dogs, and enjoys painting, music and scuba diving.

    Feel free to comment, make suggestions, give me ideas, ask questions, tell me off, etc.

    PURCHASES AND COMMISSIONS 
    If you would like to purchase or commission  any artwork, please contact at: seandelonas@gmail.com

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