Sally R. Artz (b. Finsbury, London, 14 March 1935), daughter of painter Benjamin Artz, studied graphic design at St. Martin's School of Art, and after she graduated in 1953 she worked as a commercial artist and animator. She sold her first cartoon, to the Weekend Mail, in 1955, since when she has drawn gag cartoons, comic strips, illustrations and animations for a variety of publishers, publications and producers. She drew comics for Sunday Extra, the comic supplement of the British newspaper the Sunday Citizen. She claims Nicholas Bentley and New Yorker cartoonist Chon Day as her major influences.
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- Alan Clark, Dictionary of British Comic Artists, Writers and Editors, The British Library, 1998, p. 5
- Biography at the British Cartoon Archive
- Spot cartoons by Sally Artz