Steve Bell

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Full name: Steve Bell

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Area of interest: Satire: cartoons and caricature, no comments

Journals/Organisation: The Guardian

Email: steve.bell@guardian.co.uk

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Website: Guardian.co / Steve Bell

Blog: Comment is free...

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Education: University of Leeds: BA Fine art; St Luke's College, University of Exeter: Teacher training - Art

Career: Taught art in Birmingham for a year then became a freelance cartoonist in 1977; Time Out listings magazine featured his Maggie's Farm cartoon from 1978, as afterward did London's City Limits magazine; The Guardian: contributed the If cartoon from 1981, becoming principle cartoonist, 1990's to present

Current position/role: Editorial cartoonist

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Other roles/Main role: Illustrator, author

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Video: Channel 4 TV and BBC: animation cartoon short films with Bob Godfrey; Channel 4: responsible for cartooons on the Rory Bremner show

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Awards/Honours: Cartoonists' Club: Strip Cartoon of the Year 1984 and 1985; The XXI Premio SATIRA POLITICA International Award, Forte deiMarmi, September 1993; The 'What the Papers Say': Cartoonist of the Year Award, 1993; Cartoon Arts Trust Awards: Strip of the Year, 1996; The Observer: one of the 50 funniest acts in British comedy, 2003; Best Daily Cartoonist, 2004

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Latest work: If - marches on OCLC 67870414 , 2006

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Column name: Steve Bell

Remit/Info: Political cartoons

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Role: Editorial cartoonist

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Email: steve.bell@guardian.co.uk

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Website: Guardian.co / Cartoons archive | Guardian.co / Steve Bell

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