Art alumni return to campus with political cartoon exhibit

(09-24-2014)

righty tighty lefty loosey art exhibit invite

Join Milt Priggee '76 and Chuck Asay '67 kick-off Adams State University Homecoming Week with an opening reception of their "Righty Tighty Lefty Loosey," political cartoons in the Cloyde Snook Gallery. The reception begins at 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 3, in the ASU Art Building. An artist lecture beings at 6 p.m. in the Art Building room 227. Following the lecture, the reception continues until 8 p.m. The exhibit continues through October 30.

Born in Alamosa, Asay, is a conservative political cartoonist. He was an editorial cartoonist for the Colorado Springs Gazette until his retirement in 2007. Previously, he drew for the Taos News, Colorado Springs Sun, and briefly at the Denver Post. He continued to produce editorial cartoons through syndication by Creators Syndicate until 2013.

Currently Priggee is nationally syndicated with CagleCartoons from his base in Oak Harbor, Wash., where he continues to produce cartoons on local, national and world topics. His work has been reprinted in Time, Newsweek, U.S. News & World Report, The New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, and CNN's Headline News. He has been an award winner in the Associated Press Society of Ohio, Mencken Awards, National Newspaper Association, Overseas Press Club, the Small Business Foundation of America, Inc., Pacific Northwest Journalists, the Fischetti Editorial Cartoon, and The First Iran Internet Cartoon contests.

 For more information contact the Art Department at 719-587-7823.