Karl F. Wimer is an award-winning cartoonist and illustrator of sports, business, and all things random, published in books, magazines, and newspapers across five continents. His experience as a two-sport college athlete provides unique perspective on the world of sports. Years of work in the trenches as a marketing executive inform his visual commentary on the business world, and provide a platform for his expertise in creative ideation and brainstorming.
Karl’s been a syndicated cartoonist for the Cartoonist Group while regularly creating work for WoodyPaige.com, Mile High Sports Magazine, Denver Business Journal, Investment Professional, and Central European Business Weekly. He’s been a member of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists. Karl’s cartoons have won multiple 1st Place Awards (Society of Professional Journalists, Colorado Press Association, Party Toons). His work has appeared annually in the Best US Editorial Cartoons of the Year book, in USAToday, NPR, Fox News, and in college economics textbooks. Additionally, Karl has created over 80 whiteboard videos for an array of clients, combining his marketing and branding experience with his cartooning skills.
Although Karl has had some formal training, he is mostly self-taught and brings a fresh and accessible approach to teaching art and the process.