Southeast Chapter Of The NCS Fall Meeting In Knoxville!

This past weekend my wife, Karen, and I attended the annual Fall Meeting of the Southeast Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society of which I am honored to be a member.  This year’s meeting was in beautiful Knoxville, Tennessee.  Here are some photos from the weekend:

A motley crew of inkslingers!  Members of the Southeast Chapter of the National Cartoonist Society at our Fall Meeting in Knoxville, Tennessee.


Bodacious Thanks To The Tennessee Press Association!

Readers of this blog may remember in July when I mentioned I received a First Place Award from the Tennessee Press Association.  I received this for a series of newspaper public service ads about wildfire prevention that I created featuring Snuffy Smith and family.  The series was titled Snuff Out Wildfires Before They Start.  If you missed that blog post you can read about it here.  I finally got a photo of the award so I thought I would share it with you.  Thank you again to the Knoxville News-Sentinel, the Tennessee Press Association and King Features Syndicate for partnering with me on this very worthwhile project.  I truly appreciate the Tennessee Press Association recognizing me with this honor.


Snuffy Smith Ads Recognized With First Place Award

The first place award.

A series of public service ads created by King Features’ Barney Google and Snuffy Smith cartoonist John Rose won First Place in the Tennessee Press Association’s Ideas Contest for Best Use of Humor in an Ad.  The awards ceremony took place at the annual convention of the Tennessee Press Association in Franklin, Tennessee on July 13, 2018.