Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art

David Borchart

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 1997

David Borchart is a cartoonist and illustrator. In 2002 he received a New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) fellowship in the category of fiction for a graphic novel entitled A Prisoner of Ghoul Island. He is a fellow of MacDowell, where much of A Prisoner of Ghoul Island was written. His cartoons have appeared in The Seattle Stranger, American Book Jam (Tokyo), and the Brooklyn Free Press. He has been a cartoonist for The New Yorker since 2007.



David Borchart worked in the Mixter studio.

Built in 1927–1930, the Florence Kilpatrick Mixter Studio was funded by its namesake and designed by the architect F. Winsor, Jr., who also designed MacDowell's original Savidge Library in 1925. Mixter Studio, solidly built of yellow and grey-hued granite, once had sweeping views of Pack Monadnock to the east. The lush forest has now grown…

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