Annual Convention

Annual Convention October 5-8

The AAEC and Association of Canadian Cartoonists will be joining with the Cartoon Art Museum in San Franscisco for a 3-day celebration of editorial art and political cartoonists, October 5-8, 2023.

Online registration is now open!

New Slate of AAEC Officers Announced

The results are in and counted, and the 2009-2010 Board of Directors of the AAEC is as follows: President: Rex Babin President-Elect: Steve Kelley Vice President: Mikhaela Reid Secretary-Treasurer: V. Cullum Rogers Directors: Mark Fiore, Jeff Parker, Mike Thompson Ted Rall will also serve on the 2009-2010 Board as Immediate Past President. The new Board […]


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

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.