TODD Graphic offers over 25 years of experience in graphic design, and works in PC format, compatible with clients' most popular software applications and industry output processes.
With each project, I provide technical coordination with service bureaus, production and print shops, and internet service providers. TODD Graphic supports CorelDraw Suite; Microsoft Office Suite; Dreamweaver; Adobe Illustrator; PhotoShop; QGIS and related GIS/GPS software.
For 12 years, I was an internationally syndicated political cartoonist and illustrator with Southam News, Ottawa. My work has appeared in most major Canadian daily newspapers, including the Montreal Gazette, the Globe and Mail, the Ottawa Citizen, and the Vancouver Sun.
My work has been reprinted internationally in a variety of editorial cartoon anthologies including "Portfoolio: The Year in Canadian Caricature", MacMillan, "Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year", (USA) Pelican, and "The Finest International Political Cartoons of Our Time", Witty World. My work is published in "POLL CATS - A Collection of Political Cartoons by J.F. Todd", Lancelot Press, 1993.
My illustrations have appeared in a variety of magazines including Canadian Forum, Policy Options, Outdoor Canada, Eastern Woods and Waters, Atlantic Insight, and Canadian Doctor. I was a member of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists, and the Association of Canadian Editorial Cartoonists, and served on the latter's Advisory Board to the National Archives, and as Vice-President. I was the winner of the 1991 Atlantic Journalism Award for Editorial Cartooning.
I was a contract instructor of MultiMedia Graphic Design and Aerial Photography Interpretation at the Centre of Geographic Sciences, Lawrencetown, NS, and have an extensive background in cartography, survey and GPS principles.
I am an avid canoeist and outdoorsman, and have traveled extensively through the back country of western Nova Scotia. I am a founding member of the Tobeatic Wilderness Committee and am active in that group's continuing efforts to protect this area.