AWARD GEORGE TOWNSEND

GEORGE TOWNSEND AWARD (TOWNSIE)

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C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE AWARDS\Townsend 2016 Award Dale Cummings.jpg                                                  The Certificate

This two part award, one for the best Anglophone cartoon and one for the best Francophone cartoon,  was initiated by the Association of Canadian Editorial Cartoonists under President Wes Tyrell (Christopher Tracey) at the 2014 Convention in Havana, Cuba. They parallel the National Newspaper Awards.  (See AWARDS NATIONAL NEWSPAPER). During the 2016 Toronto Conference the awards were given by the reorganized Association of Canadian Editorial Cartoonists which was renamed  the Association of Canadian Cartoonists. See ASSOCIATION OF CANADIAN EDITORIAL CARTOONISTS & ASSOCIATION OF CANADIAN CARTOONISTS

WINNERS:

Christian Daigle (Fleg) and Michael deAdder at the 2014, Convention in Havanna Cuba.                                                                                                                              C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE AWARDS\townsie 2016 ad.jpg

 

Dale Cummings and Christian Daigle (Fleg) at the 2016, Convention, Toronto.C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE AWARDS\BATA-ScottBurns-ACC3134.jpg                                  Dale Cummings.

 

Andre-Phillippe Côte and Graeme MacKay at the September 20-23 2018 Joint Conference with the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists and the Political Cartoon & Satrire Festival, Sacramento, California.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE AWARDS\Townsend 2018 Award French - Andre-Philipe Cote.jpg                                        Andre-Phillippe Côte (left) is handed his Townsie by Christopher Tracy “Wes Tyrell”.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE AWARDS\Townsend 2018 Award English Graeme MacKay.png                                        Graeme MacKay receiving his award from Christopher Tracy “Wes Tyrell”.

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Wes Tyrell to Robert MacMillan, 10 Sept. 2016.                                                                Wes Tyrell to Robert MacMillan, 7 Nov. 2016, (Including photos).                                    Wes Tyrell to Robert MacMillan, 4 January 2019. (Including photos).