Thursday, September 16, 2010

PR: 2010 Festival of Cartoon Art

Off-topic, but I'm going with local cartoonist Richard "CdS" Thompson.

The 2010 Festival of Cartoon Art
October 14-17, 2010

Spaces are still available for the tenth triennial Festival of Cartoon Art, which will take place at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH from October 14-17, 2010.    The Festival will feature presentations by acclaimed cartoonists Steve Breen, Roz Chast, Tony Cochran, Jan Eliot, Matt Groening and Tom Gammill, Dave Kellett, Paul Levitz, Dan Piraro, Jen Sorensen, Art Spiegelman, James Sturm, and Gene Luen Yang.   The Festival will also include an academic conference, a tribute to Jay Kennedy, cartoon exhibitions, special receptions, and much more!   For a complete list of speakers and events see

The Festival is limited to 275 participants.  Registration is available online through October 12 or until it sells out.  The registration fee is $125 ($100 for members of the National Cartoonists Society and the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists).  The registration fee for students and senior citizens aged 65 and over is $25 (ID will be required).  

The conference hotel is the Hyatt Regency Columbus.  Reservations can be made at the conference rate through September 24.  Transportation from the Hyatt Regency to campus for the Festival will be provided.

For further information about the Festival, see or contact us at or 614-292-0538.





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