Meet our Artist, Rick McKee, who designed the logos and artwork for Bad Dog Buzz! An award winning political cartoonist and author, Rick has an impressive list of accomplishments and has won numerous state and national awards. He is one of only three Americans to have won the prestigious United Nations Award called the Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award and he has been named "Media Man of the Year" from the Atlanta Press. You can find Rick's cartoons in over 850 syndicated publications world-wide, and his work has been featured on CNN/Headline News, Fox News Channel, Newsweek, Time, and USA Today, to name a few. He recently served as an Ambassador for the US Department of State, teaching the importance of "freedom of the press" and cartooning as a way to express that freedom to a multinational audience in Europe. A collection of Rick McKee's cartoons can be found in his book "Painting with a Broad Brush" (http://mckee.cartoonistbook.com) with a foreward by one of his fans, TV personality Pat Sajek. Rick has been The Augusta Chronicle's editorial page cartoonist for over two decades. November 5, 2016 was proclaimed Rick McKee day in his hometown of Chattahoochee, FL, the town where he spent much of his youth and graduated high school. Rick was born in Tallahassee, FL; he is the son or Maurice and Norma McKee. He has two children, Jacob and Katie, and resides in Augusta, GA.