LAFONTAINE Benoît

LAFONTAINE Benoît

Born 1963, in Sherbrooke Québec.

This cartoonist who signs his work LAF, graduated in 1980 from Commercial Arts in Ottawa. He worked for a short time in advertising then switched to cartooning at age 22 years. He founded the Canadian Cartoon Company and distributed his material to 15 dailies and 12 weeklies across Canada. His work also appeared in This Magazine and Ottawa Magazine.

In the 1990’s, he spent three years, travelling in Asia.

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Editorial cartoon:

Portfoolio: 1989 in Canadian Caricature. Ed., Guy Badeaux . Writ., Charles Gordon. Macmillan of Canada, 1989.

Portfoolio 6: The Year in Canadian Caricature. Ed., Guy Badeaux . Writ., Charles Gordon. Macmillan of Canada, 1990.

Portfoolio 7: The Year in Canadian Caricature. Ed., Guy Badeaux . Writ., Charles Gordon. Macmillan of Canada, 1991.

Portfoolio 8: The Year in Canadian Caricature. Ed., Guy Badeaux . Writ., Charles Gordon. Macmillan of Canada, 1992.

Portfoolio 15: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., Guy Badeaux . Writ., Jay Stone. Macmillan of Canada, 1999.

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Book graphic:

“Ben Lafontaine.” Portfoolio: 1989 in Canadian Caricature. Ed., Guy Badeaux . Writ., Charles Gordon. Macmillan of Canada, 1989; 211..

“Ben Lafontaine.” Portfoolio 15: The Year’s Best Canadian Editorial Cartoons. Ed., Guy Badeaux . Writ., Jay Stone. Macmillan of Canada, 1999: 152.

GALLERY:

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\L\LAFONTAINE Ben, Protfoolio 1989, 211.jpg             Portfoolio 1989: 211.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\L\LAFONTAINE, Ben Portfoolio 15, bc.jpg          Portfoolio 15: Back cover.