Illustration West 59 – two awards won in the Cartooning category
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Pat Higgins has won two awards in the Cartooning category of the Illustration West 59 competition. The Bronze and Honorable mention were awarded for two of his “Covidiot Files” cartoons. The Covidiot Files were a series of single-panel editorial/gag cartoons lampooning the absurd, yet very real events of the spring/summer of 2020. Originally published online on the days that they were created, the comics were collected into an 8″ x 8″ mini-comic/zine in the fall of 2020.

The competition was chaired by Chad Frye (Illustrator, Animator). The judges panel included: Justin Gerard (Illustrator), Suzy Hutchinson (Art Director, Mad Magazine), Claire Keane (Author, Illustrator, Visual Development Artist), Charles Kochman (Editorial Director – Abrams ComicArts), Mike Mignola (Hellboy Creator), Kadir Nelson (Author, Illustrator), C.F. Payne (Illustrator), Jason Seiler (Illustrator), and Drew Struzan (Illustrator).

The exhibition is available to view online.

Pat Higgins
Bear, USA
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Pat Higgins is an award-winning illustrator and cartoonist from Delaware. He is also a member of the National Cartoonists Society and Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles. Throug… Show more.

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