I’ve had the privilege of being a member of the National Cartoonists Society for about five years now. Since I live in Minneapolis I belong to the North Central Chapter. Most of the NCS chapters are centered on the coasts, where you can find a high concentration of cartoonists in a relatively small geographical area. Since this is the midwest, our chapter is quite large geographically. It covers a multi-state area from the Rockies east to the Mississippi River and from the Dakotas southward through Oklahoma.
But there’s plenty of talent to go around.
In addition to a website, our chapter now has a blog thanks to the efforts of chapter member and blogger extraordinaire Tom Richmond. Members will be posting their recent work and commenting about, well, whatever cartoonists talk about. I’m looking forward to taking part when I can.
Lately members have been posting artwork from their latest Christmas cards and promotions. Check out the chapter blog here.