AAEC 2017 Annual Convention, Hoffstra University, Hampsted, New York

2017 AAEC
Annual Convention

The City
November 1-4, 2017
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

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  • And now, a message from President Ann Telnaes

    We need to change. For several years now we have complained, bemoaned, and raged over the disappearance of our traditional home, the print newspaper. And the loss of newspapers is not just affecting our profession but is having an impact as well on how we’ve traditionally funded our annual conventions. Fewer and fewer of our members work on staff anymore so there are fewer and fewer newspapers to host and fund our meetings. The AAEC is also facing the problem of an aging and shrinking membership. Another consequence of the decline of newspapers is that hardly any young editorial cartoonists...  read more
    Published: Thu, Jan 4, 2018 10:33 AM  |  Author: AAEC
  • End of year housecleaning

    If you are a Regular member of the AAEC and haven't yet cast your vote for next year's slate of officers, the deadline to return your ballot is January 4, 2018. So, GET THOSE IN THE MAIL TOMORROW, DECEMBER 30, so it is returned in time. NOTE: If you have STILL NOT RECEIVED YOUR BALLOT please CONTACT WANDA IMMEDIATELY at editorialcartoonists@gmail.com. Also, your address in the AAEC database is woefully out of date.  read more
    Published: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 12:41 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • How to draw Trump

    After the Disney disaster, there have been no shortage of cartoonists pointing out where the audioanimatronic of Donald Trump went wrong. Matt Wuerker and Politico have put together a helpful guide on HOW TO DRAW TRUMP, with suggestions from some of the best cartoonists working today. And now, with out further collusion: https://www.politico.com/interactives/2017/drawing-trump/  read more
    Published: Wed, Dec 27, 2017 11:26 AM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Like Santa? Thank cartoonist Thomas Nast

    It's almost Christmas — which means it's time to roll out the annual retelling of how political cartoonist Thomas Nast helped create Santa Claus. https://www.investors.com/news/management/leaders-and-success/thomas-nast-drew-the-iconic-st-nick-and-created-political-cartoons/  read more
    Published: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 01:42 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • How Eaten Fish was freed

    There's a great bit of comics reporting in the Guardian today about how cartoonist Eaten Fish was freed from a refugee camp. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/dec/22/spirited-away-from-the-clutches-of-our-immigration-regime-in-manus-eaten-fish-is-finally-free?CMP=share_btn_tw  read more
    Published: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 01:31 PM  |  Author: AAEC

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  • John Locher Award expanded to graphic journalists, web cartoonists

    The John Locher Award has a new website and an expanded criteria for eligibility that includes graphic journalists and web cartoonists. Application for the award is now free.  For full eligibility details, visit the new site. Entry deadline is April 15.  read more
    Published: Thu, Feb 18, 2016   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Matt Bors’ The Nib lands at First Look Media

    A nice development for Matt Bors’ The Nib. First Look Media today announced that they have partnered with award winning cartoonist Matt Bors on his irreverent comics publication, The Nib. Formerly part of the online platform Medium, The Nib will re-launch this summer through First Look Media as an independent daily publication and online newsletter. […]  read more
    Published: Thu, Feb 11, 2016   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Egyptian cartoonist arrested for running website without a license

    From the New York Times: An Egyptian cartoonist, whose work is occasionally critical of government figures, was arrested in the capital, Cairo, on Sunday and charged with running a webpage without a license, the country’s Interior Ministry said in a statement. The arrest of Islam Gaweesh appears to be part of an intensified clampdown on […]  read more
    Published: Mon, Feb 1, 2016   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Peter Dunlap-Shohl publishes graphic novel about living with Parkinson”s disease

    Former Anchorage Daily News editorial cartoonist Peter Dunlap-Shohl has published a new graphic novel entitled “My Degeneration: A Journey Through Parkinson’s.” From the Anchorage Daily News: When Peter Dunlap-Shohl, the former editorial cartoonist for the Anchorage Daily News, received a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease at age 43, he saw his whole world collapsing. Thirteen years later, […]  read more
    Published: Fri, Jan 15, 2016   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Ann Telnaes and Signe Wilkinson appear on C-SPAN to discuss free speech after Charlie Hebdo anniversary

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    Published: Sun, Jan 10, 2016   |  Author: Alan Gardner

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