AAEC - The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists

2019 AAEC
Annual Convention

September 26-29, 2019
Columbus, OH

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David G. Brown
Los Angeles Sentinel

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Barack, Race and the Media: the Obama Legacy

Barack, Race and the Media: Drawing my own Conclusions


David G. Brown


David G. Brown, an award winning artist, educator and publisher.  He produces Political cartoons, graphics novels and comic books with positive messages for young people. Brown is a certified teacher of Arts, Media and Entertainment for the Los Angeles Unified School District, instructor of Cartoon Art for the California Institute and an Adobe Certified Associate in Visual Communications in Adobe Photoshop CS6, Illustrator CS6 and InDesign CS6.

Brown is the political cartoonist for the Los Angeles Sentinel and the San Francisco Bay View newspapers. He has been awarded multiple prestigious Merit Awards for "Best Editorial Cartoon" from the National Newspapers Publishers Association (NNPA). Pelican Publishing Company Inc features his work in the 2005 thru 2014 editions of the “Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year”. His book, "Barack, Race and the Media: Drawing my own Conclusions" was awarded a NAACP Image award. The book is a collection of satirical cartoons highlighting the historical Presidential run of Senator Barack Obama and other significant events affecting Americans.

Member of the Board of Directors: Museum of African American Art Los Angeles. A graduate of Richard Stockton University, in 2011 he was recipient of the Stockton University's School of Arts and Humanities Professional Achievement award. 

When Brown is not busy putting together timely editorial cartoons to coincide with updated current events, he is teaching and producing award-winning comics. His versatility as a commercial artist and producer has produced excellence in other areas including photography and multi-media. His personal client roster boasts promotional work for Los Angeles International Airport, Automobile Club of Southern California, Warner Bros, City of Los Angeles, Wells Fargo Bank, California African American Museum, ABC-TV and others. In October of 2009 the U.S. State Department and Brazilian Consulate sponsored an art exhibit and cultural exchange visit for Mr. Brown to Brazil.


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Description of Presentation: Presentation and workshop demonstrating drawing techniques used in comic book art, storyboards and animation. Participants are shown how to draw their favorite superheroes or create their own characters. Additionally, college preparation, portfolio development and career options are discussed.
Length of Presentation: 50 to 90 minutes
Availability: Available throughout Southern California.
Terms: Contact for fees.
Setup Needs: Paper and pencils for all workshop participants.
Other Requirements: Prefferred audience age: Young Adults and older.
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