files/pictures/picture-23.jpgMay 26 - 31, 2001. Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.A.
Presented by the National Cartoonists Society, the 55th Annual Reuben Awards will happen in Boca Raton, the home of the International Museum of Cartoon Art. The three-day event will climax with the presentation of the Reuben Award to the outstanding cartoonist of the year, on Saturday night at a black-tie dinner. Past Reuben winners include Scott Adams, Gary Larson, Charles Schulz and many more. This years nominees are: Pat Brady (ROSE IS ROSE), Jack Davis (MAD Magazine) and Matt Groening (THE SIMPSONS). In the Television Animation category: Gary Baseman (TEACHER'S PET), Rick Kirkman (BABY BLUES) and Matther Nastuk (THE SIMPSONS 2000 HALLOWEEN). In Feature Animation: Thom Enriquez (DINOSAURS), Eric Goldberg (RHAPSODY IN BLUE) and Nick Park & Peter Lord (CHICKEN RUN). Photos, samples of artwork and contact information for the nominees are available on the Reuben Awards Website. For more information contact George Breisacher, National Cartoonists Society, Tel.: (704) 358-5180; Fax: (704) 358-5941; E-mail: Gbreisacher@charlotteobserver.com; or Web: http://www.reuben.org/