Don Landgren Jr. is a caricaturist and freelance editorial cartoonist.
Since 1998, I have been entertaining at private parties, weddings, college and corporate events with my caricature business, PARTOONS: Caricatures by Don Landgren Jr. Check out my website and hire me for your next party or function!
I also draw editorial cartoons for three central Massachusetts publications. I am once again drawing editorial cartoons for The Landmark, a weekly newspaper in Central Massachusetts. For 26 years, I drew editorial cartoons for The Landmark from 1982 to 2008. Also in 2019, I began drawing cartoons forWorcester Business Journal, a twice monthly business publication serving Central Massachusetts and Worcester Magazine, a free weekly arts and entertainment publication.
I have won many awards for my editorial cartoons and illustrations from numerous press associations. I have won 34 awards from the New England Newspaper and Press Association, six from the Massachusetts Press Association, 14 from the Local Media Association/Suburban Newspapers of America and four from the National Newspaper Association.
I am a member of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, the International Society of Caricaturists Artists and the National Cartoonists Society.
For 35 years I worked for the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. My last position was Graphics/Multimedia Editor where I was supervised the photography staff and I produced static and interactive online graphics for telegram.com and print graphics for the Telegram & Gazette. I also drew award-winning editorial cartoons for the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. Some of my cartoons are also distributed by More Content Now to Gannet’s 500+ newspapers and other publications. Just google “Landgren cartoon” and see the numerous online newspapers that used my cartoons. In addition to my 43 awards for editorial cartoons, I’ve won 54 awards from the New England Associated Press News Executives Association (NEAPNEA) and from the Society for News Design as well as UPI New England for my illustrations, page designs, graphics, ad and marketing designs.
I am a graduate of Anna Maria College. Don and his wife, Jennifer, have two daughters, Kyra and Bridget and have two pets – a rat terrier named Simon and a cat, Daisy