Christopher Weyant is a native of New Jersey and product of twelve years of Catholic School. Both experiences led to a life of humor and satire.
A cartoonist for The New Yorker, Chris’ work has been published worldwide in newspapers, magazines, books and online, and he has worked on numerous national advertising campaigns. His cartoons are in permanent collection at The Whitney Museum of American Art and The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City. In 2014, the Nieman Fellowship for Journalism at Harvard selected Weyant to be a Nieman Fellow, the second cartoonist to receive that honor in Nieman Foundation's seventy-five year history.
Chris's work has been featured on “The Today Show,” “Meet The Press,” "ABC News With Diane Sawyer" "Late Night with Seth Meyers", CNN, MSNBC, and Fox.
He is the winner of the 2015 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for his illustrated children's book, You Are (Not) Small, written by his wife, Anna Kang, and published by Two Lions Press. He has also illustrated That's (Not) Mine and I Am (Not) Scared. Chris illustrated Can I Tell You A Secret? by Anna Kang, and it's sequel, Will You Help Me Fall Asleep? arrives in 2018 (by HarperCollins). He also illustrated My Pillow Keeps Moving! by Laura Gehl. A new book by Anna Kang, Eraser, publishes in September 2018.
Chris graduated from Gettysburg College with a B.A. in Political Science and Economics planning on a career as a lawyer. He gave it all up for a pen and a brush, and now lives outside New York City with his wife and their two daughters.