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The Cartoon Museum Conference

February 27 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Are you a cartoonist or comic creator? Do you want to meet other cartoonists and comic creators? Do you want to learn from the best while doing it?

Join in at Cartoon Conference 2023 for ideas and inspiration for how you can use your skills to survive and thrive as an artist. Learn from industry experts and specialists.

Speakers (so far) include:

Association of Illustrators – ‘Publishing Contracts Masterclass’ The AOI will guide you through copyright, contracts, rights, advances, royalties and important clauses to watch out for.

Society of Authors – ‘Negotiating with publishers’ – Join Nicola Solomon, Chief Executive of the SoA and discover phrases that are guaranteed to make money, how to get funding and negotiate, following the money and getting out when things go wrong.

Posy Simmonds – Renowned for her witty satire, Posy has published numerous books for both adults and children and most recently won the Lakes Comic Art Festival Sergio Aragones Award.

Andy Oliver – Editor in Chief and site owner of the go-to site for comics fans: Broken Frontier. He champions small press, alternative comics and self-published comics and co-organises the UK’s Small Press Day.

Sarah Akinterinwa – The first black British woman to be a New Yorker cartoonist, and creator of Oyin and Kojo. Her work is currently showing at The Cartoon Museum..

Shazleen Khan – A London based Illustrator specialising in Comics and Narrative work and creator of webcomic Buuza!

Jemma Webster Sharp -“Jemma’s an exciting artist, with a pointillist style of rendering horrific sexual imagery, often in proximity to uncomprehending girlhood, reminiscent of eary Renee French or Melinda Gebbie”


Conference – Standard £60.00
Conference – Student/Concession (unwaged) £40.00
Conference – Early Bird Adult Ticket £40.00
Conference – Early Bird Student Ticket £25.00

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February 27
9:30 am - 6:00 pm


The Cartoon Museum
63 Wells Street
London,W1T 3PT
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The Cartoon Museum
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