The current President of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, Kevin Siers creates five editorial cartoons a week for The Charlotte Observer. A native of Minnesota, he's been drawing editorial cartoons for the Observer since 1987. He began his cartooning career by drawing editorial cartoons for his hometown community newspaper between shifts working in the local iron ore mines. His cartoons are distributed nationwide by Cagle Cartoons and were awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2014. He and his wife reside in Charlotte, NC.