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!

Correction: Grambs Aronson Award for Cartooning With a Conscience

The Grambs Aronson Award for Cartooning With a Conscience

Presented by:  Hunter College Department of Film & Media Studies and an Awards Committee of cartoonists, graphic artists, journalists and media observers.

Description: Recognizes satiric graphic art that shows distinction in some combination of the following: creative mastery of artistic technique; coherent, compassionate social vision; inventive comic narrative; innocation in forms or media of cartooning. Open to editorial cartooning and graphic topical satire, including animation.

Requirements: Individuals should submit a portfolio with ten pieces maximum, plus a personal/professional statement (300 words maximum). Entries should have appeared in print or digital media during 2010.

Entry fee: $30 for staff, for-profit and syndicated artists; $15 non-profit publications and freelancers

Deadline: Jan. 14, 2011

Rules and entry form:

Send entries to: Submit work online; mail fee, statement and form to Carto0oning With a Conscience, c/o Peter Parisi, Department of Film & Media Studies, Room 433, North Building, Hunter College, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021

For more information:; 212/772-5041 or 772-4949

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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 for more lesson plans.