Tom Chalkley has been teaching Cartooning at Johns Hopkins University's Center for Visual Arts since 1990.
He is a freelance cartoonist, illustrator, and writer. His work has been featured in The New Yorker, The Chicago Reader, The Baltimore City Paper, and a wide variety of other publications. He specializes in caricature, cartoon maps, and educational illustration.
He studied studio art at Montgomery College in Rockville, MD, and has been a published illustrator since 1975.