Thousands of original drawings for books, newspapers, magazines, advertisements, and tearsheets comprise this collections of artworks created by Elwood A. Smith, an acclaimed humorous illustrator, who is best known for whimsical comic characters that lend pointed perspectives to the written word. His intelligent, inventive drawings have appeared on the covers and pages of Forbes, Time, Newsweek, Bloomberg, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, among other noted publications, and have enhanced the corporate profiles of Sony, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, AT&T, McDonald’s, and Bell Atlantic. Hot Diggity Dog, Catfish Kate and the Sweet Swamp Band, and Bug Muldoon are among his many illustrated children’s books. Beyond the printed page, Smith’s animations bring his characters to life, and he is also a gifted musician and songwriter. The artist’s animated productions include Kyoti Kapers, Little Green Monkey, and Sweet. Smith was about 14 years old before his family got a television, and he experience drawing and reading comics as a child has provided lifelong inspiration. The Saturday Evening Post was a rich source of imagery for the artist as a boy, as it featured cartoons by John Gallagher and Henry Syverson, as well as new magazine covers illustrated by Norman Rockwell and others, which were enthusiastically received. Elwood’s World: The Art and Animations of Elwood A. Smith was presented at Norman Rockwell Museum in 2011.