Niels Bo Bojesen (b. 1958) is a Danish editorial cartoonist. A graduate of the Danish School of Design and having attended the School of Visual Arts/Department of Media Arts, New York.
He creates editorial cartoons for the Danish newspaper
Jyllands-Posten as well as international websites, newspapers and magazines.
He is represented by:
New York Times Syndicate/
Cartoon Movement, United Sketches
and Cagle Cartoons/Political Cartoons.
Prizes and honors:
2017 – United Nations/Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award – Second Prize.
2017 – Winner of ‘Cartoonist of the year’ – The Pentel Prize.
2017 – 17th World Press Freedom International Editorial Cartoon Competition – Second Prize
2016 – United Nations/Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award – Citation of excellence.
2016 – Winner of the concourse of the European Commission – ‘Una Vignetta per L’Europa’.
2016 – First Edition of World Humor Awards, Bronze Trophy.
2005 – Award of excellence in the Society for News Design 26th Edition, Best of Newspaper Design 2005 – single Illustration.
2004 – European Newspaper Award 2004 – single illustration.
2004 – Chosen by ‘The Hague Sculpture’, Hague, Netherlands, to represent Denmark in the EU-exhibition: ’Giants, European Conversation Pieces’.
2003 – Receives Danish Cartoonists honorary prize: ’Svarres Legat’.
Memberships and affiliations:
Member of the Scientific Council · Centro Librexpression – Fondazione Giuseppe Di Vagno.
Member of the Danish Association of Journalists,
the Danish Association of Editorial Cartoonists.
Member of the board of The Museum of Danish Cartoon Art.
On Site Illustrations:
In collaboration with Cartoon Movement – Cartoonist Guest at the ’Festival of Europe’ in Fontainebleau, France, 2017
Special Cartoonist Guest at the ’Lectora in Fabula’- Festival
‘The future of politics’, Conversano Italy, 2015
Special Cartoonist Guest at the Festival D’Internazionale in Ferrara, Italy
’Who decides in Europe’, Ferrara Italy, 2014