Fred Noland is an illustrator and cartoonist from Oakland. He draws from a deep well of inspiration ranging from the Expressionists to Underground Comics. His illustrations have appeared in the SF Weekly, LA Weekly, Tennis, Bike, Nickelodeon, Canoe and Kayak, Illinois Times, XboX Magazine, TokyoPop, Santa Fe Reporter and more. His sequential art has been featured in the Cartoon Art Museum, and the Oakland Museum at the OAK installation. He has also taken part in group shows at San Francisco's SOMARTS and Amaru Galleries and RPS in Oakland.