Kathryn’s Joke

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Kathryn’s Joke


Randall Enos


24 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches



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Randall Enos was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Throughout his career, which began in the 1960s, Enos has worked mostly in linocuts.
Enos's work has appeared in the National Lampoon (where he produced the monthly strip Chicken Gutz in the 1970s), The Nation, the New York Times, Playboy, Time, Sports Illustrated, The Atlantic, Rolling Stone and other publications.
Enos has taught at colleges and art schools including the Famous Artists Schools (Westport, Connecticut, 1956-1964), Parsons School of Design, Philadelphia University of the Arts, RISD, Syracuse University, and others; he has illustrated many books, including children's books. Enos, who (being from New Bedford) is interested in whaling history and collects whaling memorabilia, collaborated with Brian Heinz on the 2014 book Mocha Dick, contributing his abstract-folkish visual interpretations to the picture-book, a depiction of the historical whale which inspired the novel Moby Dick. Randall Enos caused controversy when a cartoon of his was published in the Bennington Banner following the mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas that depicted a pile of bodies with the caption "What happens in Vegas..". The paper has since apologized for publishing the cartoon and stated that the cartoon was "insulting and in bad taste." and that "We regret and apologize for publishing the cartoon."
Enos was nominated for the 2010 Advertising Illustration Award given by the National Cartoonist Society for his artwork promoting a revival of The Norman Conquests. He lives on a horse farm in Connecticut with his wife Leann.



Media Details

Woodcut print

Signature Position

Signed, lower right


Randall Enos, “Kathryn’s Joke,” Westport Public Schools Digital Collections, accessed August 14, 2022,

Item Relations

This Item dcterms:relation Item: Coleytown Elementary School
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