Annual Convention

Annual Convention October 3-6

The AAEC and Association of Canadian Cartoonists will be teaming up with the Université du Québec à Montréal for a 3-day celebration political cartoonists, October 3-6, 2024.

Online registration coming soon!


Award update

Cartoonist Ed Hall needs to make more room on his shelf after winning this year's Sunshine State Award from the Society of Professional Journalists, and First Place in two different categories from the Florida Press Association.

Congrats too to AAEC member Peter Evans on landing Second Place for Editorial Cartooning in Division C, and cartoonists Steve Borggren and Clay Jones for placing and showing, respectively.

Meanwhile, out in California, comics journalist Brian Fies was bestowed with a golden resolution from Sonoma County Board of Supervisors for his "contributions to the arts and literature." Fies will be on discussing "A Fire Story" and working under adverse conditions at the upcoming AAEC Convention in Sacramento, CA, from Sept. 20-23.

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The mission of the AAEC is to champion and defend editorial cartooning and free speech as essential to liberty in the United States and throughout the world.

The AAEC aims to be an international leader in support of the human, civil, and artistic rights of editorial cartoonists around the world, and to stand with other international groups in support of the profession.



CARTOONS IN EDUCATION

Cartoons in Education

Every two weeks throughout the year, The Learning Forum and the AAEC offers CARTOONS FOR THE CLASSROOM, a free lesson resource for teachers discussing current events.  Visit NIEonline.com for more lesson plans.