Graham Sale is a prolific artist, writer, author, and Pulitzer Prize-nominated political cartoonist. His humorous cartoons and illustrations have appeared in advertisements, magazines, newspapers, books, children's books, on greeting cards, clothing and licensed products for the last 35 years. His political cartoons and acclaimed series Men In Hats have been described as breakthrough political commentary in a traditionally generic genre.
His clients have included the New York Times, New York Newsday, New Yorker Magazine, Barrons, Wall Street Journal, HBO, MTV, Funny Times, Comedy Central,, AT&T, Adweek, Absolut, Barron's, Financial Times, Club Med, Citibank, Chemical Bank, Forbes, Allstate, Franklin Templeton, Parade, Modern Learning Press and too many others to name. His political cartoons and Men in Hats series appeared in the Commercial Appeal of Memphis, one of the nation's oldest newspapers.
Graham is the creator of Boneless Chuck the character and toy loved around the world for being everyone's friend - especially the sick and lonely. Chuck is in hospitals and cancer wards around the country.
Graham grew up in Elmira, NY, attended the College of Wooster and Parsons School of Design in NYC. At Wooster, he studied political science, sociology, urban studies, and women's studies. At Parsons, he studied advertising and while still in school began selling his art commercially and eventually left art school to build a successful freelance illustration and graphic design studio. His t-shirt company, 90 Degree Angle, produced and sold his work worldwide. His famous NY It ain't Kansas gun shirt is still a New York City icon.