Don Landgren Jr. draws award-winning editorial cartoons for Worcester Magazine, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Worcester Business Journal and The Holden Landmark. He previously worked for the Worcester Telegram & Gazette as a graphic designer and editor for 35 years. Some of his cartoons are distributed by Gatehouse News Service to Gannett’s publications and other papers through More Content Now.
He has won many awards for his editorial cartoons and illustrations from numerous press associations. He has won 24 awards, from the New England Newspaper and Press Association, six from Massachusetts Press Association, 14 from the Local Media Association/Suburban Newspapers of America and four from the National Newspaper Association. He has won almost 100 awards from various newspaper associations. New England Associated Press News Executives Association (NEAPNEA) and from the Society for News Design as well as UPI New England for his illustrations, page designs, graphics, ad and marketing designs.
Don is a member of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, the International Society of Caricaturists Artists and the National Cartoonists Society.
Since 1998 Don has been a professional caricaturist, drawing for private and corporate events as PARTOONS: Caricatures by Don Landgren Jr. He draws a crowd at all types functions from weddings to trade shows to conventions to private parties.
He is a graduate of Anna Maria College.