Festival cartoon: Moving stuff
Here’s another cartoon submitted for the exhibition With a Song in My Art, part of this year’s Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival. This one is by Pete Dredge a Procartoonists.org member. You can see all our members’ portfolios here.
Kasia Kowalska writes: Procartoonists.org member Clive Goddard played his part in the most successful Sport Relief to date when he showed his support for BBC Radio 2 host Jo Whiley during her 26-hour treadmill challenge. He posted more pictures here. More PCO members are out and about: Ahead of a talk at Hornchurch Library next […]
Festival cartoon: Rock dinosaurs
The music-themed exhibition With a Song in My Art, the main show at this year’s Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival opens a month today, on April 21, at the town’s Bear Steps Gallery. This cartoon was submitted for the exhibition by the Procartoonists.org member Steve Bright. You can see all our members’ portfolios here.
A new exhibition called The Long Nineteenth Century, which looks at British art from 1789 to 1918, opened at the Chris Beetles Gallery in London this week. Many of those charting the huge changes in society over this period were cartoonists, of course, and the show features work by Gillray and Rowlandson, above, through to Tenniel […]
Festival set to be fast and funny
It’s likely that the participants at the Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival will look a little like the guy on the left at the end of this year’s Cartoonists Live day (26 April). This year the usual two days’ worth of live-drawing events are packed into that one day. The hours have been extended as a result […]
Kasia Kowalska writes: Jen Sorensen, cartoonist for the Austin Chronicle and other US papers, has become the first woman to win the coveted Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning. The annual award was created to recognise editorial cartooning as an essential vehicle for freedom of speech and the right of expression. Meanwhile Emlly Carroll, creator of the horror […]
Festival details released
The Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival takes place next month and more details of the events have been released. These include the title of the music-themed exhibition: With a Song in My Art – we are featuring cartoons submitted for the exhibition – and details on the live drawing events and workshops on creating strips, mini-comics and, er, farting […]
The Lady is for returning …
Spitting Image: From Start to Finish was launched in style at the Cartoon Museum in London last week, with an appearance by the late Baroness Thatcher. Steve Nallon, the actor who voiced the Thatcher puppet in the TV series, brought his most famous creation back to life to open the show (click the link for […]
Kasia Kowalska writes: Hunt Emerson, the comics artist and Procartoonists.org member, is helping launch a new project called Handsworth Creative cic. The “cic” stands for community interest company. The not-for-profit venture is part Lottery-funded and aims to develop creative local history projects by and for the residents of Handsworth, Birmingham. Appropriately, the first product will […]