Mort Gerberg is a longtime cartoonist and author best known for his magazine cartoons in The New Yorker, Playboy and numerous other publications. He was voted as Best Magazine Cartoonist of 2007 and 2008 by the National Cartoonists Society, the international organization for professional cartoonists, and was a founding member and president of The Cartoonists Guild.

Gerberg has drawn several nationally-syndicated newspaper comic strips and has written, edited and/or illustrated 43 books for adults and children, including Cartooning: The Art and the Business, which has been the most respected instructional/reference work in the field for 28 years.

He also has written and drawn for television, online and home video and he taught cartooning for 15 years at New York City’s Parsons School of Design.

For clients in the business world he creates customized art and humorous writing for their advertising and public relations, and is a creative consultant for ideation focus groups.

Gerberg is also a popular public speaker, particularly on the subjects of creativity and positive aging.

For other fun, he plays the piano, second base, tennis, ping pong, skis, dances, sings in a choir, and lives in New York City with his wife, Judith, the noted career counselor (