Mort Gerberg is a cartoonist and author best known for his magazine cartoons, which have appeared regularly in numerous publications such as The New Yorker, Playboy, Harvard Business Review, Publishers Weekly and online on Huffington Post.
He was voted as best Magazine Cartoonist of 2008 by the National Cartoonists Society, the international organization for professional cartoonists, an award he also won for 2007. He has drawn several nationally-syndicated newspaper comic strips and has written, edited and/or illustrated 40 books for adults and children.
He is the author of the recent The All-Jewish Cartoon Collection and the editor of LAST LAUGHS: Cartoons About Aging. Retirement...and the Great Beyond, an original hardcover collection published by Scribner. He is also the author of Cartooning: The Art and the Business, which has been the leading instructional/reference work in the field for 26 years. Among his other popular books are Joy in Mudville: The Big Book of Baseball Humor, and the best-selling (two-and-a half million copies) More Spaghetti, I Say.
Mr. Gerberg has also written, drawn and performed on television news shows and appeared in the Shari Lewis home video, Lamb Chop in The Land of No Manners. Mr. Gerberg taught cartooning at New York City's Parsons School of Design for many years, including an online class through the New School Distance Learning Program.
Online, Mr. Gerberg has been an information content provider for ABC Multimedia, Prodigy, America Online and for BookWire.com, which also hosted Gerberg's Gallery site and GreeThings, his online cartoon greeting card service.
For clients in the business world (e.g. Fidelity Investments, Epson, Motorola, John Hancock, Brooks Brothers) he has created cartoons and humorous writing for advertising and public relations, and made personal appearances.
Mr. Gerberg lives in New York City.