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Coopes, Jenny

Occupation
Artist, Cartoonist and Journalist

Summary

Jenny Coopes worked as a political cartoonist for the Fairfax organisation for 20 year. She has won three Walkley Awards and was highly commended on another occasion. In 2006 she was an MA student in anaimation at the University of Technology in Sydney.

Details

Events

c. 1980 -
Career in journalism active
1985
Walkley Award (Artwork) - Best Illustration - 'His Honour. The Prisoner' - The National Times Sydney
1986
Walkley Award (Artwork) - Best Illustration - Highly Commended - the Sun Herald
1989
Walkley Award (Artwork) - Best Cartoon - The Sun Herald
1999
Walkley Award (Artwork) - Best Cartoon - 'Mates' - The Sun - Herald

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.walkleys.com/winners/database.html; For a link to one of her cartoons, see UTS News, No 8, 6 November-4 December 2006, http://www.u.uts.edu.au/index.lasso?-token.recid=34284&-token.index=story&-token.date=No%2008%3A%206%20November%20-%204%20December%202006&-Nothing [Accessed 2008-05-13].

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