I’ll be representing Galway in the Galway Comedy Festival Cartoon Exhibition in the Town Hall Theatre from the 5th -9th April. I’ll be hanging alongside Jon Berkeley, Jim Cogan, Graeme Keyes, Tom Halliday, Tom Mathews, Martyn Turner, Steve Best, David Rooney, Hunt Emerson, John McCrae and Martin Honeysett.
I think I need to sit down.
Do pop in for a look if you’re in town!
I’ll be giving a workshop to transition year students tomorrow on the issue of child labour. It’s a heavy issue, but I try to make it informative and with an emphasis on action (like many similar issues the sheer weight of it can be overwhelming). I’ll post more on it tomorrow, hopefully I’ll have some images ready as well.
I winced when I saw this cartoon on Cagle’s Cartoon Index because it was followed immediately by
This is exactly what every editorial cartoonist lives in fear of: that someone, somewhere, has had the same idea as you. If anything drives a cartoonist it is to be distinct by virtue of originality. This is an example of convergence.