Artist and writer on the latest incarnation of the long-running Australian comic strip Ginger Meggs, Jason's magazine clients include MAD Magazine and The New Yorker.
Jason Chatfield is Australia’s most widely syndicated cartoonist, producing the iconic comic strip Ginger Meggs which appears daily in over 120 newspapers in 34 countries through Andrews McMeel Syndication. Ginger Meggs has been running since 1921, making it one of the longest-running comic strips in history.
Now based in New York, he is also the co-host of the wildly popular weekly podcast “Is There Something In This?” with Scott Dooley; a show about coming up with New Yorker cartoons.
His cartoons appear regularly in The New Yorker and MAD Magazine along with other international publications. His work has been exhibited in France, the UK, Australia, and all over the United States.
Chatfield is the current Vice President of the National Cartoonists’ Society and is Associate Director of NCSFest, assisting with logistics.
Jason Chatfield's NCSFest Schedule:
A Legacy of Laughter
Friday, May 17 - 10:00 am
Hyatt Regency - Huntington Ballroom
Is There Something In This?
Friday, May 17 - 12:00 pm
Hyatt Regency - Mariner's Ballroom
The Cartoon Collections with Bob Mankoff and guests
Friday, May 17 - 2:15 pm
Hyatt Regency - Vista Room
The Drawing Board with Pat Byrnes
Friday, May 17 - 4:30 pm
Hyatt Regency - Fountain Room
The Family Circus comes to the Beach
Saturday, May 18 - 11:30 am
Sunday, May 19 - 10:00 am