Joe Wos is a freelance cartoonist and storyteller from Pittsburgh. Who has been sharing his talents with audiences across the nation for the past 12 years. His one-man show, "Once Upon a Toon,"combines his passion for storytelling and drawing cartoons.
Joe, with his quick wit and lightning-speed drawings of original stories, classic fables and folk tales, never fails to amaze and entertain during "Once Upon a Toon." A single presentation yields an average of 20 original drawings, which are given to the audience at the end of each show. His rapid drawing skills have earned Joe the reputation as "Fastest Draw in the East!" And his tours of Texas, California and Arizona have extended this reputation to "Fastest Draw in the West."
Joe has performed at many festivals, museums, libraries, and schools nationwide. His favorite original story, "The Smartest Dragon," is a delightful tale for children and the young at heart. His imaginative spin on classic stories and folk tales,tickles the funnybone every time! The pun-filled adventures of "Don the Duck" leave audiences of all ages groaning and grinning with laughter.
Joe is a member of the National Storytelling Network.
Joe, a cartooning instructor since age 18, Joe continues to spread his love of cartooning and share his skills and techniques as a cartoonist with students of all ages. He had the great honor of being the first resident cartoonist of the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa Calif.
When not performing , Joe spends his time writing stories for his program and practicing them on his family. His new cd is titled, Top Drawer Tales. www.onceuponatoon.com
You may also enjoy his dvd How To Toon availble at filmbaby.com