Patrick Chappatte

Patrick Chappatte
  • Editorial Cartoonist
    Globe Cartoon

Patrick Chappatte is an Editorial Cartoonist for the International New York Times (formerly known as the International Herald Tribune). He also draws for Switzerland's Le Temps and NZZ am Sonntag. The publications in which his work appears also include Courrier International, Newsweek Japan, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Khaleej Times and Jeune Afrique. Previously, Chappatte was a regular contributor to the New York Times Book Review and Newsweek International. His other passion is graphic journalism, filing dozens of illustrated reports, among them war in Gaza, the slums of Nairobi and gangs in Guatemala. One of these stories, about cluster bombs in South Lebanon, was turned into an animated documentary. Chappatte won the 2011 cartoon award of the Overseas Press Club of America.