Admiring street art in Barcelona.

Scott Willis has had a distinguished career as a political cartoonist, comic strip artist and illustrator. He was the political cartoonist at The Cleveland Press, The Dallas Times Herald and The San Jose Mercury News. His cartoons have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, Scientific American and on PBS. Scott has been painting murals for more than a decade and his work can be seen in businesses, schools, homes, and public spaces throughout the Bay Area.

Scott lives in San Jose with his wife, Patricia, a web editor at Adobe, and their black Lab, Zooey. Their son Andrew is a 2010 graduate of UC Berkeley, a triathlete and a medical student at the University of Colorado. Their son Dan is a 2012 Cal graduate with a master’s degree from the Goldman School of Public Policy. He works for the City of San Francisco as a policy analyst and is an avid surfer.