Nick Bertozzi grew up in and around Providence, Rhode Island,has lived in Philadelphia and Madrid and currently lives in Queens, NY with his wife and daughter. He received a Xeric Grant and multiple Harvey Awards and Ignatz Awards for his smart and human cartooning. He is the author of THE SALON, a graphic novel about Picasso, the dicovery of Cubism, and magical absinthe from St Martin's Press. He collaborated with Jason Lutes on the graphic novel HOUDINI: THE HANDCUFF KING, the first of Hyperion/CCS's cartoon-biographies. He's hard at work on cartoon biography of LENNY BRUCE for Houghton-Mifflin, written by Harvey Pekar as well as drawing Glen (the Colbert Report) Eichler's STUFFED! for First/Second. You can read his ongoing sci-fi/fantasy cartoon, PERSIMMON CUP, for free every week at ACT-I-VATE. And for the past several years he has been teaching cartooning at NYC's School of Visual Arts and will be teaching at RISD in 2008.
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- 2002 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards - Nominee - Talent Deserving of Wider Recognition: (for The Masochists [Alternative Comics])