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Doug Davis is an illustrator and cartoonist based in Pasadena, California. His weekly editorial cartoon, Urban Scrawl, appears in the Los Angeles Downtown News and has received many top awards from the California Newspaper Publishers Association and a first place in Editorial Cartooning from the L.A. Press Club. Over the past 20 years, Davis has written and illustrated such comic strips as Cubicle Dreams, DisJoint, and Hy Life.

A full-time illustrator since 2001, Davis previously worked in the field of graphic design, art directing magazines and newspapers as well as designing books, book covers, and logos. A graduate of Stanford University, he enjoys esoteric discussions on continental philosophy, moral geneaology, and bluegrass music.

AWARDS

  • Certificate of Recognition, City of Los Angeles, 2008
  • 1st Place, Editorial Cartoon, California Newspaper Publishers Association, 2005
  • 2nd Place, California Newspaper Publishers Association, 2008
  • 1st Place, Editorial Cartoon, Los Angeles Press Club, 2008
  • 1st Place, California Newspaper Publishers Association, 2008
  • 3rd Place, Editorial Cartoon, Los Angeles Press Club, 2012
  • 1st Place, California Newspaper Publishers Association, 2013
  • 1st Place, Editorial Cartoon, Los Angeles Press Club, 2014
  • 1st Place, California Newspaper Publishers Association, 2015

 

Doug Davis interviewed for the LAist blog

Doug Davis featured in the LA Observed blog