Political Cartoonist Michel Kichka to Guest Lecture
The Academy of Art University and the School of Illustration is excited to invite you to a free
guest lecture by noted political cartoonist Michel Kichka. The event will be held on February 8th
at Bradley Hall from 4pm to 6pm.
A native Belgian and the son of Holocaust survivors, Kichka emigrated to Israel in 1974 and has
been a freelance illustrator of editorial and political cartoons, comic strips, children's books,
Currently, he serves as a senior lecturer of illustration and comic art at the Bezalel Academy's
Visual Communications Department. Kichka has staged solo exhibitions in Israel and overseas and
participated in numerous group exhibitions and cartoon festivals all over the world. Kichka has
published cartoons in:
Le Courrier International;
L'Arche; TV5; Channel 2 Israel;
CWS; and the New York
Times Web site.
Michel is a member of the Israeli Association of Cartoonists and the European FECO. His
expertise is in Western European comics, political cartoons, and humor.