Each category in the show will be awarded a First, Second, and Third place award with the "Best of Show" receiving the TOON Award
  • Artist must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Entries must be original and entirely the work of the entrant for acceptance into the exhibit

Accepted Work

  • Cartoon art can be hand delivered, or shipped to:
     Pearson Lakes Art Center
     2201 Highway 71
     Okoboji, IA 51355-0255
  • All cartoon art must include the means of hanging, mounting, or otherwise displaying. If necessary, please include instructions.
  • Artists retains the copyright on all cartoon art. The item price or not for sale value must be included for insurance purposes
  • Artist agrees upon a sale, to 40% commission to Pearson Lakes Art Center. Please include the commission in the posted price/value


  • No cartoon art may exceed 50 pounds in weight.
  • Artists may not substitute another work for an accepted work, alter the sales price, nor withdraw the work after it has been accepted.
  • Pearson Lakes Art Center reserves the right refuse any work, which does not match the accepted submission, meet the media, size, or other stated criteria
  • The artist is responsible for shipping and insurance both ways, make arrangements to insure your work for the full value of the cartoon art.
  • The museum provides insurance while on display. Enclose a prepaid return shipping label(s) when you ship your artwork.
  • Precautions will be taken during the receiving, installation, exhibit, and return of cartoon art.
Entry Fee

$10.00 entry fee per student. (Entry fee covers 1-3 cartoons.) Maximum entries is 3 cartoons per student.
Need not to be present to win a TOON Award.
  • Fill out registration form
  • Send to Pearson Lakes Art Center
  • Send $10.00 entry fee
  • Include Self Address Stamped envelope
April 15, 2009
TOON Award Registration Form download