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 danish newspapers as well as international websites, newspapers and magazines.
He is represented by: Cartoon Movement and New York Times Syndicate/ CartoonArts International.
Prizes and honors:
2017 - Awarded Editorial Cartoonist of the year in Denmark - The Pentel Prize
2017 - 17th World Press Freedom International Editorial Cartoon Competition - Second Prize
2016 - United Nations/Ranan Luire 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’.
Has participated in the following International censored exhibitions:
Una Vignetta per l’Europa 28th International Biennial Exhibition Of Humor In Art World Press Cartoon Press Cartoon Europe Aydin Dogan International Cartoon Competition Premi Catalónia d’illustració/Barcelona Fiera del Libro per Ragzzi di Bologna Biennale d’illustations de Bratislava
Special Cartoonist Guest at the Festival D'Internazionale in Ferrara, Italy ’Who decides in Europe’, Ferrara Italy, 2014
Special Cartoonist Guest at the ’Lectora in Fabula’- Festival ‘The future of politics’, Conversano Italy, 2015
Member of the Danish Association of Journalists, the Danish Association of Editorial Cartoonists, Member of the board of The Museum of Danish Cartoon Art and former member of The Board of the Danish Association of Editorial Cartoonists.