Today, The Beat is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2021 Cartoonist Studio Prize.
The Cartoonist Studio Prize is an annual award from Vermont’s Center for Cartoon Studies. Over the years, The Beat has been honored to announce the nominees and winners, and this year, we’re especially proud to be the media partner for the award.
There are two categories for the 2021 Cartoonist Studio Prize: print and digital. Winners in each category will be awarded a $1,000 prize and a Wacom One Creative Pen Display. The winners for each category will be announced on April 15th, 2021.
The 2021 Cartoonist Studio Prize is sponsored by The Denis Kitchen Art Agency, Felix Comic Art, and Wacom. Take a look at the shortlists for the 2021 Cartoonist Studio Prize for print and webcomics, and you can let us know which one of the nominees you’re most hopeful will take the top prize in the comment section!
Dancing After Ten by Vivian Chong and Georgia Webber
Desperate Pleasures by M.S. Harkness
Fights by Joel Christian Gill
Kent State by Derf Backderf
The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen
A Map to the Sun by Sloane Leong
Moms by Yeong-Shin Ma
Paying the Land by Joe Sacco
Vision by Julia Gfrörer
Year of the Rabbit by Tian Veasna
Badhandscomics by Ness Ilene Garza
Crisis Zone by Simon Hanselmann
Dog Biscuits by Alex Graham
En-Chan’s House by Ayumu Arisaka
MAYDAY76 by Breena Bard
Mr. Boop by Alec Robbins
Various Instagram Comics by Bjenny Montero
Various Instagram Comics by Kaitlin Chan
The Vine and the Fish by Leise Hook
TRUMPTRUMP by Warren Craghead
Have you read all of the comics on the print and webcomic shortlists for the 2021 CCS Cartoonist Studio Prize? Which ones are your favorite entries? The winners will be announced on April 15th, 2021.