Plotkin coined the term "Spontoons" to describe the spontaneous doodles created while working or daydreaming.
Jonathan is a member of both the National Cartoonists Society and the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. His art can be found on the pages of the Chicago Tribune, American Bystander, and other national print and online publications. Beyond cartooning, he also has a 35 year career in business development. He combines those skills to serve as creative consultant to Chicago’s acclaimed Hotel EMC2, where guests are greeted by a monumental mural of his work on the ground floor and animated videos playing throughout all 19 floors. He is also a current Board member of the Chicago High School of the Arts, a past Chairman of the Cultural Arts Commission in Highland Park, IL, and past Board President of The Art Center in Highland Park.
Jonathan Plotkin's NCSFest Schedule:
The Drawing Board with Pat Byrnes
Friday, May 17 - 4:30 pm
Hyatt Regency - Fountain Room