The Trenton Free Public Library and the Trenton Artists Workshop Association present “Art by Area Cartoonists” at the Trenton Free Public Library, July 1 to 27.
An opening reception is set for 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 1, as part of the Trenton Downtown Association’s First Fridays and recognition of the museum’s presence in the city’s Creek2Canal Trenton Arts District. An artist’s talk is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, July 7.
“Art by Area Cartoonists” features work by regional artists who portray everyday events through cartoons and illustrations. Participating artists include Bill Hogan of Morrisville and Ken Wilkie of Hamilton, N.J.
Hogan is the retired editorial cartoonist for the Bergen Record, where he created thousands of images for the major New Jersey daily on subjects ranging from political intrigue to fast food. He is also a fine arts painter who exhibits regularly in the Trenton area.
Wilkie, in addition to being a cartoonist, is a retired teacher and an occasional U.S. 1 illustrator. He has created cartoons for publications, ranging from Saturday Evening Post to Good Housekeeping.