Timeline

1935
Born in Adelaide, Australia
1953
Began work as a copyboy for the Adelaide News, owned by Rupert Murdoch
1964
Moved to the United States, to work for the Denver Post
1967
Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning
1968
Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year, (Reuben Award, tied with Johnny Hart), National Cartoonists Society
1972
Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year (Reuben Award), National Cartoonists Society
1981
Doctor of Humane Letters, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
1992
Medal of Merit, the Lotos Club, New York City
1992
Premio Satira Politica Award, Forte dei Marmi, Italy
1992
Thomas Nast Prize, Landau, Germany
1996
Lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico
2005
Participant, Jerusalem International Cartoon Conference, Israel
2005
Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, State of New Mexico
2006
Juror, Lexington, KY
1990–2007
Visiting Cartoonist; Annual Program of the University of Michigan Journalism Fellows, Ann Arbor, MI
2005–2007
Participant, World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland, (yearly)
2009
Guest of Honour, 25th Stan Cross Awards (“the Stanleys”), Australian Cartoonists’
2009
Inkpot Award, Comic-Con, San Diego, CA
2009
Juror, Aydin Dogan International Cartoon Competition, Istanbul, Turkey
2009
Featured in special segment on Dateline in Australia. Conceived and filmed by noted cinematographer David Brill; can be viewed at www.sbs.com/au/dateline

Exhibitions

2010
Lines of Attack: Conflicts in Caricature, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, N.C.
2009
Cartooning for Reconciliation: Parents Circle – Family Forum, Jerusalem, Israel:
2009
The Human Comedy: Satirical Prints from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
2009
Cartooning for Peace: Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France and abroad: travelling exhibit
2009
Leadership: Oliphant Drawings and Sculpture from the Bush Years, traveling exhibition: Savannah, GA, Washington, D.C, Holland, MI, Charlottesville, VA (solo)
2008
The Art of Democracy: War and Empire: Meridan Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006
Pat Oliphant: Caricature, Sculpture, Cartoons, The Cosmos Club, Washington, D.C (solo)
2002–2004
True Colors: Meditations on the American Spirit - An Artistic Response from Meridian to 9/11, Meridian International Center, Washington, D.C.: traveling
2003
Too Hot to Handle: Creating Controversy Through Political Cartoons, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
2001
Oliphant: Ins, Outs, and Others, Embassy of Australia, Washington, D.C.
2000–2001
Oliphant in Santa Fe: Drawing, Caricature & Sculpture, Museum of New Mexico: Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
2000
Oliphant: Pre-Election Cartoon Drawings, Prints, Paintings, and Sculpture, Susan Conway Gallery, Washington D.C., Santa Fe, NM
1996–2000
Seven Presidents: The Art of Oliphant, traveling exhibition: San Diego, CA, Odessa, TX, Independence, MO, Albuquerque, NM, Saint Louis, MO, Atlanta, GA, Jacksonville, FL, Virginia Beach, VA, Jackson, MS, Bellingham, WA
1998–1999
A Festive Holiday Show (Etching and Sculpture), Susan Conway Gallery Washington, DC
1998
The Other World of Oliphant: Sculpture, Monotypes, and Recent Political Drawings, Susan Conway Gallery Washington, DC
1998
Oliphant's Anthem: Pat Oliphant at the Library of Congress, Library of Congress Washington, DC
1998
Comedy and Caricature: The Art of Satire, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg,
1998
The Other World of Oliphant: Sculpture, Monotypes, and Recent Political Drawings, Susan Conway Gallery, Washington D.C., Santa Fe, NM
1997
Oliphant exhibition, Tasende Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1996
Oliphant: Campaign '96, Sculpture & Drawings, Susan Conway Gallery, Washington D.C., Santa Fe, NM
1996
From the Art of Politics to the Politics of the Arts: Oliphant Turns His Satiric Pen on Hollywood, Tasende Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1995
American Jurisprudence: The O. J. Circus, Susan Conway Gallery, Washington D.C., Santa Fe, NM
1995
Oliphant in Washington; Rigby in New York: Two Australians Loose in America (solo)
1995
Oliphant: Drawings, Sculpture & Monotypes, Munson Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1995
Seven Presidents: The Art of Oliphant, San Diego Museum of Art San Diego, CA (solo)
1995
Oliphant in Washington; Rigby in New York: Two Australians Loose in Amercia, Embassy of Australia Washington, DC (solo)
1994
Oliphant: Three Dimensions, Susan Conway Gallery, Washington D.C., Santa Fe, NM
1992
Oliphant--New Work: Sculpture and Cartoons, Susan Conway Gallery, Washington D.C., Santa Fe, NM
1990
Oliphant's Presidents: Twenty-Five Years of Caricature, National Portrait Gallery Washington, DC (solo)
1989
Preview: Will Barnet, Pat Oliphant, William Woodward, Susan Conway Gallery, Washington D.C., Santa Fe, NM

Literature

2007
Leadership: Oliphant Cartoons & Sculpture from the Bush Years
2005
New Mexico Artists at Work (Published by Museum of New Mexico Press)
2001
When We Can’t See the Forest for the Bushes
2000
Now We're Going to Have to Spray for Politicians
1999
Are We There Yet?
1997
So THAT'S Where They Came From
1996
Reaffirm the Status Quo
1995
Off to the Revolution
1994
Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop
1993
Why do I Feel Uneasy?