Joven Kerekes started his career as an illustrator in San Francisco in 1988. In the following years he honed his abilities and style in the specific area of cartooning which he had always been drawn to. Living in SF gave him the chance to be a part of it's cartooning scene both in illustration and comics. His clients include Telecom Eireann, Levi Strauss, Premiere Magazine, Bill Graham Presents and Rocket Science. Kerekes makes the monthly comic strip 'Joseph the Inept Yellow Dog' in Mongrel Magazine.