Bil Schorr was honored with this year’s NCS Division award in the category of Editorial Cartoons. “I’d like to thank Mike Ramirez for leaving one award for the rest of us,” Bill joked as he received the award.
Jim Meddick has been awarded Best Newspaper Strip by the NCS for his comic strip Monty
Tom Richmond has been awarded the Advertising Illustration award. Tom is a MAD Magazine cartoonist since 2000. He won this division award previously in 2003.
This year’s NCS divison award for Book Illustration goes to Sandra Boynton. Sandra’s career began in greeting cards and then into children’s board books. She’s also produced four albums based on her children’s books. She was honored with this year’s NCS Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award.
Sean Kelly was honored by the NCS in the category of Best Newspaper Illustration.
This year’s NCS division award for Animated feature goes to David Silverman for his work on The Simpsons Movie. David was the director of The Simpsons movie as well as The Road to Eldorado and worked on Pixar’s Monster’s Inc.
Stephen Silver has been awarded this year’s Television Animation division Award for his work on the television show Kim Possible. Currently Stephen is a character designer at Disney Television Animation and has done work for Warner Bros and Columbia Tristar.
Mort Gerberg was honored with the NCS division award for Gag Cartoons. He was also a presenter today.
Shaun Tan was honored by the NCS in the category of Comic Books.
In the Category of Greeting Cards, Dave Mowder has been honored by the National Cartoonist Society.
Daryll Collins was honored with the NCS division award for best Magazine Feature/Magazine Illustration.
Sanda Boyton has been honored by the National Cartoonist Society with their Milton Caniff Lifetime Acheivement. “When they called me to tell me I had won the award I was alone and so I sat down and thought about the honor and realized I might be older than I thought,” Sandra joked as she accepted [...]
The National Cartoonist Society has awarded this year’s Silver T-Square to Stu Rees for his contribution to the organization in legal matters. His service has “saved the society an immence amount of money.” “Itâ€™s been a real privilege to work for the NCS and individual cartoonists for the last 10 years now and I hope [...]
Live notes during Sandra Boynton’s session who entitled her presentation as “Epistemological Foundations of Highly Erratic Image-Based Inquiry: the role of quasi discursive optimism in a vast and apparently indifferent realism” Sandra was born into a “government issued 1950′s family” and attended a quaker school. She went on to Yale (and learned all their fight [...]
Notes taken live during Mort Gerberg’s presentation: When Mort began his career, he was told cartooning was a dying art, so he decided to diversify. Over the course of his career he did his magazine cartoons, editorial illustration, comic strips, cartoons for late-breaking news on television, appearances on children’s show, newspaper reporting, advertising designs, writing [...]