PRLog - Aug. 5, 2008 - VICKSBURG, Miss. -- The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation proudly presents "The Art of the Cartoonist", a lecture by the Clarion Ledger’s editorial cartoonist, Marshall Ramsey. The lecture will be held Tuesday, October 28 at 7:00 p.m. in the Southern Cultural Heritage Auditorium. Admission is free. A book signing will follow the lecture.
Marsall Ramsey, Clarion Ledger Editorial Cartoonist
Ramsey, whose witty, intelligent cartoons make readers laugh, think and fume, will speak about his favorite cartoons and explain the stories behind them.
"I learned a long time ago that if you can laugh at the bad things in life, you will stay sane," says Ramsey. "That is what I try to do with my work – laugh at the truly ridiculous."
Marshall Ramsey is the editorial cartoonist for The Clarion-Ledger. He is a two-time Pulitzer finalist and is nationally syndicated by Copley News Service. His cartoons have appeared in USA Today, Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, The Chicago Tribune, and The New York Times.
Ramsey is a 1991 graduate of The University of Tennessee. His collegiate cartoons won the John Locher Memorial Award, the top prize awarded to college editorial cartoonists. He has also illustrated several books, including six children's books for financial expert Dave Ramsey and one for chef and author Robert. St. John.
For more information please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email email@example.com.
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The Southern Cultural Heritage Center, a Mississippi Landmark property and formerly the St. Francis Xavier Convent and Academy, is one of the most architecturally and historically significant city blocks in downtown Vicksburg.
The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation, a non-profit organization, is committed to preserving the history, culture, and architecture of this area and providing all citizens with the opportunity to experience cultural, artistic, and educational enrichment.