Terry Mosher (Aislin) Political Cartoonist - The Montreal Gazette
"My Fifty Years in the Business"
Terry Mosher, also known as cartoonist, Aislin, will be the speaker at the annual spring luncheon meeting of the Canadian Club of the Yamaska Valley on Monday May 1 at the Auberge West Brome. Terry Mosher’s tongue-in-cheek manner of poking fun has earned him wide recognition. He has been awarded the Order of Canada, the National Newspaper Awards, and international Salon of Caricature recognition. As well, he has been awarded an honorary degree from McGil University and membership in the National Cartoonist Hall of Fame. He is best known for his cartoons in the Montreal Gazette and has recently published a collection entitled ‘Trudeau to Trudeau’ to mark 50 years of political cartooning. In addition, there is currently an exhibit of his work at McGil Universityl’s McCord Museum.. Over the years, he has published over twelve books, has had his art work selected for covers of magazines such as MacLeans, the New York Times, Time magazine, and Punch. He is a graduate of Ecole des Beaux Arts. He comments that, ‘a good cartoon sums things up very neatly as opposed to reading a lot of articles.’
The May meeting of the Canadian Club is preceded by the annual spring luncheon at 12 o’clock at the Auberge West Brome and tickets may be purchased from Claire Hobbs at 450 295 2349. The talk begins at 2 pm and non members are welcome for an fee of $10.