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Mark Monlux


Mark Monlux, Grand PooBah

Mark Monlux is an award winning illustrator and cartoonist. His first was at the age of ten when he won the national safety poster contest. He graduated from Central Washington University with a BA in Graphic Art in 1985 and has freelanced full-time ever since. While the bulk of his work has been in the adverting and publishing world, his work in recent years has turned to various aspects of Graphic Facilitation; Whiteboard Animation, Ideation Illustration, Graphic Recording, , Sketchnoter, and Cartoon Reporter. He has a national reputation for his knowledge on copyright law, contracts, good trade practice, and business ethics. He cofounded The C.L.A.W. The Cartoonists’ League of Absurd Washingtonians, served on the National Executive Committee of the Graphic Artist Guild for over a decade, and is a member of the National Cartoonists Society and Cartoonists Northwest. He lives in Tacoma, Washington with his loving wife.

His cartooning style is described as very tight, with whimsy and humor.



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We ask you to remember that many designers, artists and illustrators may not want to have their images used in any way, including in agency presentations. Any use, including “comping,” implies value that is worth compensation. Art or photography in portfolios submitted for a job should not be copied for any use, including client presentation or “comping,” without the creator’s permission. In case after case, the creator’s property rights have been upheld, and those caught engaging in these practices were penalized, paying large fines to the artists.