Guy’s iconic Muppets artwork was enshrined in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC. as symbolic of a National Treasure in 1984 after he was Guest of Honor at the White House.
Guy Gilchrist took over the iconic Nancy comic strip in 1995, and 2017 marks his twenty-second year drawing Nancy, her Aunt Fritzi, and of course….Sluggo!
Syndicated internationally in 80 countries and some 400 newspapers, Nancy has a viewership of 57 million readers around the world.
Guy Gilchrist has been recognized and honored internationally for his creativity and authorship. He was awarded the National Cartoonist Society’s highly coveted Reuben Award in 1997 and again in 1998 for Best Magazine and Book Illustrator, for Night Lights and Pillow Fights – Book One and Book Two. Also for Night Lights and Pillow Fights, he was awarded the Bank Street Award for Best Book of the Year – 1998. He is a three-time award winner of the Best Book of the Year from the International Reading Council of the United Nations, for the Tiny Dinos book series. The Tiny Dinos series was among the top bestselling books at Walden Books.
A strong supporter of charities and children, Guy has been honored for his contributions by Vanderbilt Hospital, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Hartford Children’s Medical Center, Shriners Hospitals, and The Angelus. An active supporter and voice for the military and veterans’ causes, Guy Gilchrist has been honored by the armed forces and veterans organizations for his support and work. Guy was recently honored as the fifth inductee into the Wizard World Hall of Legends and has been the recipient of the Silver Reuben Award from the National Cartoonists Society.