John Kascht's satirical drawings have appeared on book covers, billboards, theater marquees and more than a few cocktail napkins. Also, in The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, Esquire, GQ, Time, Newsweek, New York Magazine, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, LIFE, The Los Angeles Times, Golf Digest, Forbes, TV Guide, The Village Voice, The New York Observer, The Chicago Tribune, Reader’s Digest, W, Vibe, Oprah, Glamour, US News and World Report, and MAD magazine.
John's art has been the subject of documentary segments for the Smithsonian, public television, and the Discovery Channel. Two dozen of his works are in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery.
Sometimes his subjects become fans and acquire their caricatured likenesses. Among them: John Travolta, Ken Burns, Sean Connery, Rosie O’Donnell, Conan O’Brien, Stephen King, Joan Collins, Ted Turner, Ray Romano and Katharine Hepburn.
John is a faculty member of Marywood University’s graduate program in Illustration and Design.
Link to: Interview by Pete Docter at the Cartoon Art Museum
Link to: Curator's essay and film