The Disposable Society

The Disposable Society, Editorial Cartoon by four-time Pulitzer Prize–winning political cartoonist Herb Block.

On Saturday, September 26, the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers and The Herb Block Foundation will present a special workshop, “Introduction to Editorial Cartooning,” at the Morean Arts Center in St. Petersburg, FL. Students of all skill levels are welcome to attend.

Cartoonist Tom Hart

Cartoonist Tom Hart

In this free, engaging, hands-on workshop, students in grades 7–12 will learn from professional cartoonist Tom Hart. He will talk about the history of editorial cartooning and his love of the craft. Students will also receive inspiring instruction and participate in exercises exploring the unique art of editorial cartooning, and the many ways in which they can use their art to comment on contemporary issues that matter to them. Students will also learn how they can submit their work to the prestigious Scholastic Art & Writing Awards to receive recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships.

Saturday, September 26, 3:30 pm-5:00 pm

719 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

To RSVP, and for more information, contact programs@artandwriting.org. Space is limited!

After the workshop, be sure to check out the Art.Write.Now.Tour 2015-16 exhibition on display at the Morean Arts Center! The Tour showcases a selection of works from the 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, featuring innovative art and writing by teens from all across the country. Admission is free!

About The Herb Block Foundation: The Foundation is committed to defending basic freedoms, combating all forms of discrimination and prejudice, and improving the condition of the poor and underprivileged. In addition, the Foundation promotes editorial cartooning and awards scholarships based on financial need to individuals seeking to attend community colleges in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.

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