the 6th International caricature and graphic humor – contest / NOTICARTUN COLOMBIA – 2020


the 6th  International  caricature and graphic humor – contest

مسابقة الكاريكاتور والفكاهة نوتيكاترون الدولية السادسة في كولومبيا

تحية لكالاركا/ بورتريه
الموضوع الثاني..ماذا بعد الوباء؟
يمكن المشاركة بعمل واحد فقط
يرسل العمل مع سيرة ذاتية قبل2020/9/30
ستوزع شهادات شرفية للفنانين الفائزين

– Melissa Baena “Mel” (Armenia)
– Andrés gonzález “Gova” (Bogotá)
– Luis Eduardo León (Bogotá)
– Izabela Kowalska – Wieczorek (Poland)
– Luis D. Calvo “Mecho” (Costa Rica)

1-“”Greeting to Arles Herrera – Calarcá””

2-Cartoon Theme: And after the pandemic, what?

We present to all of you the convening of the sixth edition of the NOTICARTÚN COLOMBIA contest, which pays tribute to the Colombian cartoon in the person of the teacher José Arles Herrera, better known as Calarcá.

Supports the Pereira Comic sans frontières exhibition in its 20th edition.

José Arles Herrera “Calarcá” was born in Armenia (Quindío), on June 23, 1934. He studied painting in the 1950s in the city of Cali, in the workshop of the pagan painter Hernando González and later studied caricature and graphic arts in Moscow , at the Institute of Political Science and Graphic Communication. His time at the academy has not only been learning but also creating training spaces and sharing his knowledge, this is how he is co-founder of the National Cartoon School and teacher of it for 29 years. He has been a workshop teacher at the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, the Industrial University of Santander, the Ricardo Rendón de Rionegro Culture Center and the Univalle among others, as well as in different social spaces in the country. His work has been printed in important media in the world. He is highlighted by international critics, enjoys wide recognition in the multiple places where he has exhibited his work.

Taken from Youtube: CulturaEnBta Channel


1) Open to all professional cartoonists in the world, preferably of legal age (18 years).
Deadline: September 30 of this year.

2) There will be 2 categories, graphic humor and physiognomic caricature

A .: physiognomic caricatures of Arles Herrera – Calarcá (not portraits).

Images and information:
B. Graphic humor: “And after the pandemic, what?”
Assuming we will overcome this coronavirus, what does the world have in store for it after this one?

– cartoon
1, 2, 3 Position + 5 Honorable Mentions: Virtual Diploma.

Graphic humour
1, 2, 3 Position + 5 Honorable Mentions: Virtual Diploma.

“Recognition Caricature and Graphic Humor Noticartún Colombia”

In addition, a virtual catalog will be designed to host the official contest site.

4) Each participant can present a maximum of 1 work per topic at the event, but can only be awarded in one category and can participate with black and white or color cartoons.

5) About the JURY:

Made up of renowned professional caricaturists and cartoonists from Colombia, Poland, Costa Rica and that will be announced soon.

They may participate with works but only as a collaboration and not for awards. (Soon their names) and Jobs from relatives or people with whom they currently have work commitments may not be taken into account for the award, if applicable.

6) The cartoons sent must have a maximum dimension of 30 x 40 cm. JPG, 300 dpi.

7) You can participate with cartoons that have already been published or awarded previously. The selected works will be online so that if in any case someone has a complaint about the originality of the work, the jury and the organization of the contest will review the case and select a new finalist work.

8) All the drawings presented must be made from original ideas drawn or painted, either presented in an analogous (scanned) or digital way. NO memes, photos, scanned photocopies, photomontages, collage will be accepted.

9) Participants must send a brief curriculum vitae in word, contact information (name, surname, email, website or blog and country of origin of the participant) and a photograph or self-cartoon.

10) Each author owns their rights to their work and only authorizes the International Cartoon and Graphic Humor Contest – NOTICARTUN COLOMBIA to use it in this online tribute and its promotional pieces or in possible cultural exhibitions, without any financial compensation for the parts. Any problem with copyrights will be assumed by the participant.

11) The International Cartoon and Graphic Humor Contest – NOTICARTUN COLOMBIA, reserves the right to exhibit those works that it understands may violate individual or collective rights.

12) Participation in the contest implies full and unreserved acceptance of these conditions.

13) Papers must be sent to:
International contest of caricature and graphic humor – NOTICARTUN COLOMBIA

Noticartún Contest Director:
Camilo A. Triana C. “TRIANA”

Sub Director Noticartún Contest:
Juan Camilo Lopera Arroyave “JÚCALO”

Director| Raed Khalil
موقع الكاريكاتور السوري الدولي
رسام الكاريكاتور السوري رائد خليل
| جميع الحقوق محفوظة|





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