About the artists
Jock Alexander studied at the National Art School from 1974 to 1977. He produced illustrations for Fairfax Newspapers for nine years before joining News Ltd in 1996. His work currently appears in the Australian and Daily Telegraph.
Dean Alston joined the West Australian in 1986. He has been drawing editorial cartoons there since 1987. Before working as a cartoonist, Alston was a cartographer and publican.
Michael Atchison has been cartooning for over 40 years. His work currently appears in the Adelaide Advertiser.
Greg Bakes has been working as an illustrator for over 20 years. He is currently working at the Sydney Morning Herald.
Paul Batey is a freelance cartoonist and a blogger at Daily Flute.
Jonathan Bentley was born in Victoria in 1965. He graduated from Bright Polytechnic in 1989 and began work as a freelance illustrator, publishing in the Independent, the Observer and the New Scientist. He joined the Courier-Mail in 1997.
Warren Brown is the editorial cartoonist for the Daily Telegraph. He won the Australian Cartoonists' Association's Stanley award for best editorial/political cartoonist in 1997, 1998 and 1999.
Pat Campbell is a freelance cartoonist whose work regularly appears in the Canberra Times and Choice magazine. He won the humorous illustrator award at the 2002 Stanleys.
Rod Clement is a pocket cartoonist for the Australian Financial Review. Clement also writes and illustrates children's books. In 1998, he won the Walkley award for best cartoon.
Matthew Davidson has been an artist/illustrator for 15 years. His work has been commended at the Walkleys and the Melbourne Press Club. His work appears in the Age.
John Ditchburn is the regular cartoonist for the Ballarat Courier. He has been published in Eureka Street, Independent Monthly, Border Morning Mail, the Australasian Post and on the internet.
Rod Emmerson is the editorial cartoonist for the New Zealand Herald.
John Farmer has worked as the political cartoonist at the Hobart Mercury and Sunday Tasmanian for ten years. Farmer has won prizes in the United Nations Ranan Lurie and Coffs Harbour cartoon competitions.
Rocco Fazzari is a graduate of the South Australian School of Art and has worked for the Sydney Morning Herald since 1988. He previously worked for the Canberra Times from 1985 to 1986 and his illustrations have also appeared in the Sunday Age and the Sun-Herald.
Michael Fitzjames is an illustrator for the Sydney Morning Herald. He has previously been published in the Guardian, Nation Review, Living Daylights, Digger, the Age Monthly Review, National Times and Harper's Bazaar. He exhibits his work at the Australian Galleries in Sydney and Melbourne.
Lindsay Foyle has contributed to a number of publications, including the Australian, the Bulletin, Australian Business and the Daily Telegraph. Foyle won the award for the best political cartoon in the Coffs Harbour cartoon competition in 1999 and has also written about the history of cartooning.
Matt Golding is a freelance cartoonist working from Melbourne. He draws political and gag cartoons on a weekly basis for the Melbourne Times and the Melbourne Weekly Magazine.
Tom Jellett joined News Ltd in 1998 and also freelances as an illustrator for Penguin Books. He was a Walkley finalist in 2000.
Fiona Katauskas is a freelance cartoonist. Her work has been published in the Bulletin, Sydney Morning Herald, Australian, Australian Financial Review and a range of other publications.
Chris Kelly is a political cartoonist who regularly contributes to Green Left Weekly.
Mark Knight is the editorial cartoonist for the Herald Sun and Sunday Herald Sun. He has previously worked for the Australian Financial Review and the Melbourne Herald.
Sturt Krygsman is an illustrator for the Australian. He has won seven Stanley awards and a Walkley award for best artwork in 2000 and 2003.
Jon Kudelka is a cartoonist for the Australian and the Hobart Mercury.
Sean Leahy began working as the editorial cartoonist for the West Australian in 1975, and is now the editorial cartoonist for the Courier-Mail in Brisbane and the Sunday Times in Perth. His work has also appeared in Time magazine (Australia), the Australian and the Bulletin.
Bill Leak is a caricaturist, cartoonist and illustrator for the Australian. He has won numerous cartooning prizes including eight Stanley awards for cartoonist of the year.
Eric Löbbecke has been an illustrator for News Ltd since 1988, working on the Australian, Sunday Telegraph and the Daily Telegraph. He was a Bald Archies winner in 1999 and 2001. In 1993, he won the Star Cross award for cartoonist of the year and a Walkley award for illustration.
Reg Lynch was born in 1960 and has been a cartoonist, illustrator, designer, lecturer and curator since 1982. His work has been published in the Sydney Morning Herald, the Independent Monthly, the Bulletin and the Age. A collection of his work, Bulk Reg, was published in November 2000.
Alan Moir is the editorial cartoonist for the Sydney Morning Herald. Originally from New Zealand, Moir has also worked for the Bulletin and Courier-Mail. He won the Star Cross award for cartoonist of the year in 1985, and the Stanley award for editorial/political cartoonist in 1989, 1990 and 1991. He was a Churchill Fellow in 2000, studying the influence of Australian and New Zealand artists on British cartooning.
Paul Newman came to Australia from Dublin in 1988 and works as a newspaper artist for News Ltd.
Peter Nicholson is the editorial cartoonist for the Australian. He was also the creator of the popular Rubbery Figures television series. More Nicholson cartoons and animations can be seen at http://www.nicholsoncartoons.com.au.
Vincent O'Farrell has been an editorial cartoonist for the Illawarra Mercury since 1986. He is a six-times winner of the Rotary cartoons award.
Ward O'Neill has been an illustrator and cartoonist since 1972, and has worked for the Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, National Times and the Bulletin. He is the editorial cartoonist for the Australian Financial Review and often illustrates Alan Ramsay's column in the Sydney Morning Herald on Saturdays.
Bruce Petty is one of Australia's most celebrated cartoonists, and also works in animation, sculpture and etchings. He has worked for a number of Australian newspapers including the Daily Mirror, Australian and Time magazine (Australia), and currently works for the Age.
David Pope is a freelance cartoonist and illustrator for the labour movement and alternative press. His work regularly appears in the Sun-Herald. Pope was the winner of the 2002 Stanley award for editorial/political cartoonist.
Geoff Pryor has been the editorial cartoonist for the Canberra Times for over 20 years.
Tohby Riddle is an author and illustrator of picture books as well as a cartoonist. His work has appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald and Good Weekend. His first collection of cartoons, What's the Big Idea?, was released in 2003.
David Rowe is a daily editorial cartoonist for the Australian Financial Review. In addition to illustrating, Rowe occasionally creates satirical sculptures.
John Shakespeare is an illustrator and cartoonist for the Sydney Morning Herald. He has previously worked for the Courier-Mail and the Sydney Sun.
Ian Sharpe migrated to Australia from the United Kingdom in 1950. He currently works as an illustrator for the Canberra Times.
Phil Somerville is a freelance cartoonist. His work has appeared in the Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, Bulletin, Nexus, Punch and the Sun-Herald colour magazine.
John Spooner is an illustrator for the Age. As well as being widely published, Spooner has won five Stanley awards, three Walkley awards, the Fremantle Print Prize (shared) in 1986 and the Graeme Perkin award in 2002.
Ron Tandberg was first published in the Age in 1972 and is well-known for his pocket cartoons. He is the winner of eight Walkley awards for best cartoon and two gold Walkley awards.
John Tiedemann is an illustrator and cartoonist, currently working for News Ltd. He has previously worked for Fairfax and the Canberra Times and is featured regularly in the Bulletin and Money Magazine. In 2000, Tiedemann won a Stanley award for general illustrator.
Andrew Weldon's cartoons regularly appear in the Sydney Morning Herald and the Big Issue.
Cathy Wilcox started as a cartoonist for the Sydney Morning Herald in 1989 and has also been published in the Age since 1993. Wilcox has illustrated numerous children's books including her own work, Enzo the Wonderfish.
Paul Zanetti is a freelance cartoonist whose work is syndicated nationally.