Don Peoples is a cartoonist, graphic designer, and photographer based in Akron, Ohio. He is a graphic designer for the Akron-Summit County Public Library, as well as a freelancer. Peoples is a member of the National Cartoonists Society and the Northern Ohio Illustrators Society. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in graphic design from The University of Akron.
Peoples’ work has been shown in many exhibitions. Publications include: Cooking It Up in Cleveland!, Toon Appétit: Recipes and Cartoons from the Great Lakes Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society, 2015 Northcoast Events Calendar, North: A Graphic Guide to Pittsburgh’s North Side, Attack of the Political Cartoonists, and The ABCs of Akron and Summit County Coloring & Activity Book. Peoples has a photograph that is part of the permanent collection of art at Stark State College Akron.
He is the creator of Peoples Greetings: custom caricature greeting cards, and humorous postcards featuring Penguin, Polar Bear, Porcupine, and Peoples himself. This mischievous bunch is known as “The Postcard Pals.”