2019 Quills: Cartoon

Jim Pavlidis of The Age won the 2019 Cartoon Quill for 'Who Are You Wearing?'

Judges' citation

The beautiful simplicity and clever use of colour in Jim Pavlidis’ cartoon "Who Are You Wearing?" masked a powerful commentary on the Australian racing industry. Published following the ABC exposé about the slaughter of retired racehorses and just days before the Melbourne Cup, Pavlidis’ incisive and rapier-like wit shines through in an image that draws sharp relief between the public image of racing and its harsh realities. A truly deserving 2020 Quill winner.

The winning entry

Highly Commended

Matt Golding of The Age for 'Tip of the Iceberg'

Other finalists

Mark Knight, Herald Sun, 'Separated at Birth'

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