As part of the MoCCA Arts Fetsival, Cartooning for Peace is pleased to present a selection of press cartoons chosen by Liza Donnelly at the gallery of the MoCCA Arts Festival on 6 and 7 April. Titled Drawing Across Borders: The Artists of Cartooning for Peace, the exhibition highlights current events and topical global themes such as migration and borders, women’s rights, the environment, and war and peace. Artists featured in the exhibit include Ares (Cuba), Cristina Sampaio (Portugal), Jean Plantu (France), Michel Kichka (Israel), Ann Telnaes (United Sates), Patrick Chappatte (Switzerland), Firoozeh (Iran), Damien Glez (Burkina Faso), Jeff Danziger (United States), Elena Ospina (Colombia), and many more.
A panel discussion with Liza Donnelly, Michel Kichka, Jeff Danziger et Ann Telnaes is organized on April 6th at 12:00 pm in Helvetica Room.
About the Museum of Illustration at the Society of Illustrators
Founded in 1901, the Society of Illustrators and its Museum of Illustration together comprise America’s longest-standing nonprofit organization dedicated to the art of illustration. The mission of SI/MI is to promote the art and appreciation of illustration and its history and evolving nature through exhibitions and educational programs.
The MoCCA Arts Festival is a 2-day multimedia event, Manhattan’s largest independent comics, cartoon and animation festival, drawing over 7,000 attendees each year. With 400 exhibiting artists displaying their work, award-winning honorees speaking about their careers and artistic processes and other featured artists conducting workshops, lectures and film screenings, our Festival mission accelerates the advancement of the Society’s broader mission to serve as Manhattan’s singular cultural institution promoting all genres of illustration through exhibitions, programs and art education. The 2019 MoCCA Arts Festival will take place April 6-7th, 2019 at Metropolitan West in New York City with programming mere steps away at Ink48 (653 11th Ave).
Poster made by Peter and Maria Hoey