Workshop: Try Your Hand at Cartooning!

Cartoon by Pedro X. Molina

Tuesday, September 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Via Zoom; register here

Join internationally acclaimed political cartoonist Pedro X. Molina for a workshop on expressing yourself visually by creating a cartoon. Gather paper and whatever you’re comfortable with – pencil, markers, watercolors, even a digital tablet. Drawing experience is helpful but not necessary. The event is organized by Ithaca City of Asylum and supported by the Community Arts Partnership of Tompkins County as part of the Spring Writes literary festival.

Pedro X. Molina was ICOA’s seventh artist-in-residence (2019-2021) and is currently an Artist Protection Fund Fellow in residence at the Cornell Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program. He has more than 20 years of experience working for media in Nicaragua and worldwide. His cartoons, caricatures, editorial illustrations, comics have been printed or published online and in many major publications, such as Politico, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and Courier International. His work is published on a daily basis in Confidencial.com.ni and appears regularly in the U.S. on Counterpoint.com.

He also contributed to various books published in the Gallimard/Cartooning for Peace collection. Among his many awards is a 2019 Maria Moors Cabot Prize from Columbia Journalism School and the 2018 Courage in Editorial Cartoon Award from Cartoonists Rights Network International.

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