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:
Cartoon Movement, United Sketches
and Cagle Cartoons/Political Cartoons.
Prizes and honors:
2020 - 20th World Press Freedom International Editorial Cartoon Competition - Award of excellence.
2019 – World Humor Awards - Award of Excellence.
2019 - Winner of the Golden Aesop Grand Prix in Gabrovo, Bulgaria.
2019 - 19th World Press Freedom International Editorial Cartoon Competition - Award of excellence.
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, Italy.
Member of the Danish Association of Journalists,
the Danish Association of Editorial Cartoonists.
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