Monday, March 20, 2023

Goal Posts Get Cartoonist Shirley's Attention

Usually we don’t get a cartoon from contributor Art Shirley until near the next game on the Rebels’ schedule. But today he treated us to a special work created in the aftermath of the unforgettable victory over Bama:

Art Shirley graduated from Ole Miss with a BA in art in 1984.

While at Ole Miss, Art drew the daily comic strip Ernie, Skip & Joe which ran for a little over three years in The Daily Mississippian.

Art is currently the Creative Director for Quest Group, an advertising and marketing firm in West Point, Mississippi, where he and his wife, Becky, make their home. Art and Becky have two sons; Will, a junior at Ole Miss, and Drew, a freshman at Mississippi State.

Art has continued to do some cartooning “on the side” in the nearly thirty years since he left Ole Miss, contributing to several local papers, websites and trade magazines. He has just self-published a graphic novel, enjoyed some internet success with a cartoon about the Weather Channel’s alleged “Land Mass” gaffe and is particularly excited to be contributing cartoons for

Here is Art’s cartoons for the Bama game that we posted last week: