Coopes, Jenny b.1945
Jenny Coopes original cartoon artwork.
Jenny Coopes was born in Bathurst NSW. Then she went to University of New South Wales and began cartooning in Tharunka (c.1963). Coopes moved to Fairfax newspapers in Sydney in 1986, mainly drawing for the Sun-Herald, but also contributing to the Sydney Morning Herald and the Australian Financial Review. She has long been the regular political cartoonist on the weekly Sun-Herald. Coopes was the first woman to win a Walkley Award in 1985.