Alexandra Bowman is a freelance illustrator, political cartoonist, and fine artist from Washington, D.C. She serves as the Editorial Political Cartoonist for Our Daily Planet, a climate news platform with a readership of 13,000 (which she is told John Kerry reads daily). She was also recently hired as an in-house illustrator for Georgetown University’s Office of Communications; her work will be published by Georgetown on all its online and social media platforms to promote the school as well as university events and initiatives.
Alex serves as the Live Political Cartoonist for the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service; she creates live illustrations of speakers, having already drawn Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Mark Zuckerberg, and others. She will now be creating these illustrations instead for/through the University's Office of Communications
Alex is also the creator of “The Hilltop Show,” Georgetown University’s political comedy show, which seeks to present campus, national, and international news to those who would not otherwise engage with current events. The show's sketches and informational monologues can be found on their website (linked here) and YouTube channel (linked here).
From Fall 2018 to Fall 2019, Alex served as a News Staff Writer and Editorial Political Cartoonist for "The Hoya," the Georgetown University newspaper of record and oldest student publication on campus.
Alex has illustrated three children's books and has had work published by BBC News, BBC Books, Puffin Books, the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service, and Penguin Random House UK. Her work has been featured by a variety of groups on social media, including Disney XD and the Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
Alex has played the piano for thirteen years and the cello for eight years. She also enjoys British film and literature, political comedy science fiction, political comedy, media and film critique, creative writing, traveling, and distance running.