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The Billy Ireland opens a timely cartoon exhibit on racism in America | Post

May 18, 2022- The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum presents a new retrospective in cartoons, “STILL: Racism in America,” opening this Saturday, May 21, at 6pm. The exhibit will run May 21 through October 23, and will be open during the AAEC/CXC convention in the fall. https://cartoons.osu.edu/events/opening-reception-still-racism-in-america/ If you can’t make it...


Greenberg takes 1st place in Davenport contest | Post

August 26, 2020- AAEC member Steve Greenberg won First Place in the “Homer Davenport Cartoon Contest,” based in Silverton, Oregon. The local contest celebrates home-town hero Homer Davenport, the late-19th/early 20th century editorial cartoonist famous for his quote “No honest man need fear cartoons.” The contest is usually part of the town’s annual...


Rob Rogers’ cartoons pop-up in a show — across the street from the White House | Post

July 11, 2018- The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is launching a pop-up show of cartoons by Rob Rogers this summer. Conveniently located across from the White House, the Trump-centric exhibit showcases all the cartoons killed by Rogers' former employer, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Co-sponsored by the AAEC, Spiked: The Unpublished Political Cartoons...


U of VA to be Pat Oliphant’s forever home | Post

May 2, 2018- Pat Oliphant,one of the most influential political cartoonists of the 20th century, has donated his papers to the University of Virginia, an archive that includes correspondence, original artwork, sketchbooks & sculptures.    https://augustafreepress.com/famed-political-cartoonists-archives-arrive-at-uva/     UPDATE: Radio IQ talks to Pat Oliphant about the recent donation of his papers to...


Epling on display | Post

January 31, 2019- At a time when newspaper chains are idiotically cutting their popular staff cartoonists (yeah @Gannett, we're looking at you ya dummy), smaller papers still know the draw of having their own cartoonist—like Christopher Epling at the Appalachian News-Express in Kentucky. Epling has an exhibit of his artwork up this month....


The AAEC lands in Sacramento for their annual convention | Post

September 19, 2018- It's here! The annual gathering of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists kicks off this week in Sacramento, CA. Running from Sept. 20-22, the convention will see three days of cartoonists, satirists and journalists from across the US, Canada and Down Under hobnobbing, panelling and pub crawling.  AAEC President Pat...


Hey everybody — editorial cartooning is dead! AGAIN! | Post

September 20, 2018- Or so says the National Review: https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/09/editorial-cartooning-decline-serena-williams-controversy/ This is, what, the 11th or 12th time since 1954 that editorial cartooning has been declared dead? We're like the Doctor Who of cartooning or something.   So… if we're dead — LET'S HAVE A WAKE!!!   Tonight the 62nd Annual Convention of...


Last call for these epic cartoon exhibits! | Post

October 10, 2018- In Washington DC? Get to the Library of Congress ASAP! "Drawn to Purpose" closes on Oct. 20. This exhibit of all-women illustrators includes work by AAEC members Ann Telnaes, Signe Wilkinson and Jen Sorensen, among many other talented artists. For complete details on the show, got to https://www.loc.gov/exhibitions/drawn-to-purpose/about-this-exhibition/ Also, you...


New show highlights women cartoonists and illustrators | Post

November 17, 2017- The Library of Congress opens a major exhibit tomorrow focusing on women artists, including current AAEC President Ann Telanes. "Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists" looks at the work of 43 professional female illustrators over the last 150 years. The Library will release a companion book, by curator Martha...


AAEC co-sponsors NYC Roz Chast exhibit and events | Post

June 23, 2016- The Museum of the City of New York is currently hosting a cartoon exhibition: Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs, a retrospective of the celebrated *New Yorker* artist and cartoonist’s work since 1978. The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists is an official co-sponsor of the series of events below accompanying the exhibit (beginning next week,...


 
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