cartoon by steve stinson


Occupation: Artist


Wife: Patient and forgiving

Offspring: Less patient, equally forgiving

Home: World's smallest five-bedroom house
Education: B.A. English, Westminster College, Mo.

Founder & Director,
Assignment Ready Training

A.R.T. uses vocational art projects and theater to teach workplace skills and job search skills to young adults with learning disabilities.

Children's Books

"Shiver Me Timbers!" Muddy Boots Books, February 2018.

• Illustrations for Theodore Bump, What's in Your Trunk? and Theodore Bump, You're Late for Church. Rock Island Books, 2014-15.

Commercial Art

• The Stinson Art Studio is a full service shop – writing, editing, design, graphics, illustration, web and interactive design.


Bullet Bill Dudley: The Greatest 60-Minute Man in Football. Globe Pequot/Rowman & Littlefield. August, 2016.

Co-author What Would Mary Ann Do? with Dawn Wells. Published in September, 2014. Rowman & Littlefield.

Comic Strips

"RFD 2" and "Hamlet," 1980's, no longer in syndication.




• Ringmaster and juggler in "Circus Minimus," a show for children.

• Writer and performer in "Bad Poetry in Motion," a comedy troupe.

• Elementary school juggling coach.

• Founding Board Member, National D-Day Memorial Foundation.

• In 1974, rode a bicycle across Europe.  It was far.

• In 1975, rode a bicycle across the United States. It was farther.

Copyright ©, 2019, Steve Stinson