19th November 2022 was the annual Stanley Dinner which saw cartoonists from across Australia gather at the new National Cartoon Museum in Coffs Harbour. This is the first in person event since 2019. You can find out more by clicking this link including the full list of winners.
The Stanley Awards are unique as they are peer voted by Australia’s best cartoonists, caricaturists, illustrators, comic book and comic strip artists, animators and digital artists. Founded in 1924, the ACA is the longest running cartoonist association globally with a proud history as an integral part of the fabric of Australian society.
Canberra Times cartoonist David Pope was the winner of the Gold Stanley – Cartoonist Of The Year. The other 2022 Stanley Awards winners are:
Animation Cartoonist: Edmund Iffland
Book Illustrator: Judy Nadin / Leigh Hobbs (TIED)
Caricaturist: Judy Nadin
Comic Book Artist: Paul Mason
Comic Strip Cartoonist: Tony Lopes
Editorial/Political Cartoonist: David Pope
Event Cartoonist: Paul Harvey
Illustrator: David Pope
Single Gag Cartoonist: Andrew Weldon
Several other Phantom artists were nominated in Antonio Lemos, Jeremy Macpherson and Glenn Lumsden.
Congratulations to everyone nominated and those who won.