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Cartoons for The Australia Institute

I’ve just started working with the progressive thinktank The Australia Institute. They have a fortnightly e-newsletter, and I’m doing cartoons for it on issues dear to their hearts, which just happen to pretty much be issues dear to mine. Below my first cartoon for them, ‘Green Coal’. I don’t think I could have invented a […]
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‘HAPPY’ WORLD REFUGEE DAY 20 June 2023

I By popular demand, I’ve put the Leafblower cartoon featured in my June newsletter up onto Redbubble – you can get it on cushions, t-shirts, mugs, posters, phone cases, notebooks, so many things! I’ll donate 50% of any profit I make on any merch sold for the rest of July to the Asylum Seekers Resources Centre. […]
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Random Life, Random Stuff

By popular demand, the endpaper artwork from my cartoon collection Random Life is now available on Redbubble. It consists of lots of figures and objects from the book. Click here to view All The Things You Can Get It Printed On. Don’t forget there are lots of other Horacek cartoons available on products too – […]
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April 2023 Newsletter

Snorkelling in autumn, gotta love a tropical reef! Click here to view my April 2023 newsletter in your web browser. Or, you can download the pdf version below. My newsletter is sent out at every month apart from January. It’s free. I love new subscribers so please feel free to forward it to anyone you […]
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Woman with a Present on Everything!

Woman with a Present is one of my most popular cartoons and is now available in over 50 products on Redbubble. It always makes people smile – after the dignified pictures for past and future, there is the punning delight of a present. Who doesn’t love a present! And of course it’s still available in its […]
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The final Girls with Altitude

The Melbourne season of this wonderful show was a triumph. Four school shows and three general public shows at the Arts Centre at the end of September. The general public shows all sold out a week before opening. And another wonderful review, this time from Australian Stage. “Horacek’s cartoons and drawings loom large and, through […]
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Happy Book Week! Happy GROWLING!

It’s the 2022 CBCA BookWeek here in Australia this week, August 20-26, and here is the most wonderful costume made for the grandniece of a friend of mine. The Story of Growl is one of the grandniece’s favourite books, and this costume has been months in the planning. Very gorgeous! On this dress rehearsal day […]
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Girls with Altitude at Melbourne Arts Centre!

The fabulous Flying Fruit Fly Circus bring the glorious Girls with Altitude show to marvellous Melbourne Playhouse | Arts Centre Melbourne 16th September, 6:00pm 17th September, 2:00pm & 6:00pm  General public tickets for the Melbourne season of the joyous, funny, breathtaking circus meets cartoons show, Girls with Altitude are on sale NOW. Melbourne Arts Centre in September – don’t […]
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Ceramics from my 2019 exhibition Instances available to purchase

Ceramics from my 2019 exhibition at Beaver Galleries, entitled Instances, are now available for sale through my print shop. Instances was an exploration of ideas about early humans, their discovery of the symbolic and our understanding of what ‘humankind’ is. You can read more about the exhibition on Beaver’s website here.