Jean-François Allaux is an editorial illustrator born and raised in Morocco. After the country gained its independence, he moved to France and then on to the US in 1975. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island, and is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. His artwork has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, the Atlantic, Forbes, Fortune, New York magazine, Time, Newsweek, Encyclopedia Britannica and the United Nations Development Program. His work has been published worldwide through syndication and he has received awards from the Society of Publication Designers, Communication Arts and the Art Directors Club. He is a founding member of INX, the premiere editorial illustration service that since 1981 has provided journals of opinion worldwide access to the best in pointed political art.