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RICK TULKA


BIOGRAPHY


Rick Tulka and wife, Brenda, are long time ex-pats living in Paris. For over 35 years, Rick’s caricatures and humorous illustrations have appeared in American and European newspapers, magazines and books. Tulka is a long time regular contributor to America’s number one humor magazine, “MAD” and he is proud to be part of the usual gang of idiots. He co-authored and illustrated a book with the writer, Noël Riley Fitch, Paris Café: The Sélect Crowd, about the famous Parisian café, Le Sélect, where he has been an habitué for twenty years. In 2007 he was featured on CBS Sunday Morning in a piece about his beloved café. In 1998, he was the exclusive courtroom artist at the Augusta-Dassault trial for Belgium’s “Le Soir.” With Michael Jackson, he illustrated, “Moonwalker – The Coloring Book” for children and the book “Today I Am A Ma’am,” with the actress Valerie Harper. The owners of Chez Françoise, commissioned him to create a collection of caricatures of French politicians, from the neighboring Parliament, which is now on permanent exhibit at the legendary Parisian Restaurant.

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