Matt Davies is Remapping Debate’s editorial cartoonist.
Matt is one of the leading editorial cartoonist in the United States, and was the recipient of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartoons and the inaugural 2004 Herblock Prize. He received the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award in 2001 for a collection of his work highlighting such subjects as police brutality, racism, and school overcrowding.
He is a five-time winner of the Society of Professional Journalists (New York Chapter) Deadline Club Award — including the 2001 prize for his work confronting a post-9/11 New York — and has been honored for his local cartoons with five first place awards in the New York Associated Press Editorial Cartooning Competition. In 2004-05 He was the President of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists.
Born in London, England in 1966, Davies moved to the U.S. in 1983. He studied illustration and fine art at both The Savannah College of Art & Design in Georgia and The School of Visual Arts in New York City. He drew editorial cartoons full-time for The Journal News in Westchester County, New York from 1993 to 2010.
Davies and his wife, Lucy, live in Wilton, Connecticut with their three young children.