Church Cartoons for St. Thomas Episcopal Church

A few years ago, I started attending St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Sunnyvale, California. It’s been a fun time attending the church, and it’s been a safe environment for me to figure out what I still believe about my Christian faith without any sort of pressure or hassles from other people. The people at St. Thomas have been very kind and I’ve appreciated the insightful sermons and have used the church library extensively to read about the Episcopal Church and alternate views on Christianity. The pastor of the church has been kind enough to allow me to do artwork for the Sunday bulletin. I’ve occassionally published these cartoons on Everyday Citizen, and it has given me the opportunity to read the Sunday passages early and to mull it over for a week. Here are my church cartoons for Everyday Citizen.

A Year Back In Church
Church Cartoon December 2008
Lenten Cartoons for 2008
Church Cartoon February 2010

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About angelolopez

I’ve wanted to be an artist all my life. Since I was a child I’ve drawn on any scrap of paper I could get a hold of. When I went to San Jose State University, I became more exposed to the works of the great fine artists and illustrators. My college paintings were heavily influenced by the humorous illustrations of Peter De Seve, an illustrator for the New Yorker magazine. I also fell under the spell of the great muralists of the 1930s, especially Thomas Hart Benton and Diego Rivera. I graduated with a degree in Illustration. Angelo Lopez has had illustrations published in Tikkun Magazine, the Palo Alto Daily News and Z Magazine. From April 2008 to May 2011, Angelo's cartoons were regularly published in the Tri-City Voice, a weekly newspaper that covers the Fremont, Hayward, Milpitas, Neward, Sunol and Union City areas in California. He does a political webcomic starring his cartoon character Jasper for the progressive blogsite Everyday Citizen. Since December 2011, Angelo does a regular weekly political cartoon for the Philippines Today, a Filipino American newspaper based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since March 2013, he has also contributed cartoons to the Manila Mail, a Filipino American newspaper based in Washington D.C. Angelo is a member of the Sunnyvale Art Club, and the Northern California chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. During the 1990s, he was a member of the part-timer workers SEIU unit in the city of Sunnyvale. Angelo won the 2013, 2015 and 2016 Sigma Delta Chi award for editorial cartooning for newspapers with a circulation under 100,000. He has also won the 2016 RFK Book and Journalism Award for Editorial Cartoons. Angelo won first prize for the Best of the West contest in 2016 and third prize in 2017. Angelo is married to Lisa Reeber. They enjoy taking walks, watching movies and hanging out with their nieces.
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