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Here are South Africa's famous cartoonists and illustrators like Zapiro and Rico of Madam and Eve fame. Other well-known South African editorial cartoonists like Dr Jack, Tony Grogan, Mynderd Vosloo, Colin Daniel and Dav Andrews are featured here. Have a look at their galleries, and contact us to get your original artwork designed by them!

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James Durno

James Durno

Cape Town born James Durno is a Fine Artist, Corporate Visual Communications Consultant & Cartoonist.

He works in multiple disciplines & styles within the corporate, fine art, advertising, design & editorial fields.

He has lectured Fine Art & illustration at various institutions in the Eastern Cape & Johannesburg. He is an award winning author & illustrator of children’s books, & has also Art Directed for Cambridge University Press. James has had more than thirty Fine Art Exhibitions, both group & solo, in the last nineteen years. His works hang in numerous private & corporate collections in South Africa, Holland, Germany, UK & USA. Corporate collections include: Bidvest, WesBank, BATSA, SA Breweries, Deloitte & Touche, UCB & ABSA.

James has combined his Fine Art with more than eighteen years experience as a Commercial Artist & Cartoonist, to develop a rich variety of Visual Languages. He provides simple, tailor made, picture based communications packages for companies, live Visual & Graphic facilitation, Big Picture & Future Backwards mapping as well as detailed in studio Strategy Mapping & Corporate Fine Art that capture values, processes & abstracts in Visual Metaphor.

He has done work for most of the big agencies. Corporate clients include: ABSA, Liberty, Nestle, Hasso Plattner, Blue Platinum, Investec, BATSA, Mital, SITA, Dept of Transport & Public Works, Ellerine Holdings, Cheiron, Sun International, SA Breweries, Hatch, Tracker, Accelerate Cape Town, Ben & Roz Zander, Trans Hex, Sasol Ltd, The Special Investigations Unit, Spier, OpenThinkBox, Wits Business School Deloitte & Touche & Ernst & Young (W Cape & JHB)

James is 41 years old, and is married with two children.

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