Graphic designer/cartoonist/photographer Donald E. Peoples is a native of Akron, Ohio. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in graphic design from The University of Akron. Since 1989 Mr. Peoples has been a graphic artist at the Akron-Summit County Public Library. Through a wide variety of free-lance assignments, his creative artwork has graced everything from newspapers to tote bags to commemorative plates. Audiences throughout northeast Ohio have attended his "Cool Cartoons & Groovy Graphics" presentations. Mr. Peoples is member of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists and the National Cartoonists Society.
Publications: Attack of the Political Cartoonists; The ABCs of Akron & Summit County Coloring & Activity Book; So What If They Can't Take a Joke!; Pacific,Sunday magazine of the Seattle Times newspaper; the Clarke County (Alabama) Democrat newspaper; and the Cleveland Monitor newspaper.
Exhibitions: The 69th Area Artists Annual Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio (2005); The 34th Annual Juried Exhibition, Valley Art Center, Chagrin Falls, Ohio (2005); Editorial Cartoons by Don Peoples, Valley Art Center, Chagrin Falls, Ohio (2005); Annual Area Artists Open Show presented by the Artists of Rubber City, Charles Mayer Studios Gallery, Akron, Ohio (1998, 2001, 2003, & 2004); Photography Contest exhibit, Happy Days Visitors Center, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Peninsula, Ohio (2001 - 2003); editorial cartoon selected for display at the 25th Annual Conference, Family Planning Advocates of New York State, Albany, New York (2002); featured Artist in Solo Art Exhibition, Weathervane Community Playhouse, Akron, Ohio (1999).