Weds_Seth Seth

Seth is the cartoonist behind the comic book series Palookaville, which started in the stone age as a pamphlet and is now a semi-annual hardcover. His comics have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Best American Comics, and McSweeneys Quarterly. His illustrations have appeared in numerous publications, including the cover of The New Yorker, The Walrus, and Canadian Notes & Queries. He is also Lemony Snicket’s partner for the new Young Readers series All the Wrong Questions, and has illustrated and designed a new, deluxe edition of Stephen Leacock’s Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town.

Seth has exhibited throughout the world in a variety of group and solo shows. He was the subject of a solo exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario, which showcased the first public display of his model city Dominion. He is now a part of the Gallery’s permanent collection. Dominion City subsequently toured Galleries in Eastern and Central Canada and will be traveling to select galleries in the west in 2014. He is the subject of an upcoming National Film Board documentary entitled Seth’s Dominion. He is also the designer of The New York Times-bestselling Complete Peanuts collections and the Penguin Classics edition of The Portable Dorothy Parker. In 2011, he was the winner of the Harbourfront Festival Prize.

Seth lives in Guelph, Ontario with his wife Tania and their two cats in an old house he has named “Inkwell’s End.” (Sources: Drawn & Quarterly website, 2014; IFOA)


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