Stacey Stent

b. 1947, Cape Town, South Africa; lives in Cape Town.

Stacey Stent is a satirical cartoonist, animator and graphic designer, who has worked extensively in print and online media. Her work has been historically important in challenging the South African white left to enact their politics sincerely, rather than symbolically.


1971: Diploma in Graphic Design, University of Cape Town, Cape Town.


1997 - 2012: Graphic designer and animator, Multimedia Education Group (now Centre for Educational Technology), University of Cape Town. 
1988 - 1997: Graphic Designer, Industrial Health Research Group, University of Cape Town.
1987 - 1989: Graphic Designer, Community Arts Project (CAP), Cape Town.
1984 - present: Freelance cartoonist and illustrator, Cape Town.
1984 - 1986: Illustrator, Molo Songolo Newsletters, Cape Town.

Published Works

2015 - present: Stent’s Spot, weekly animated cartoon strip, Money Market UK.
2008 - present: Stent, monthly animated cartoon strip, Noseweek.
1989 - 1990: Flash, weekly animated cartoon strip, Independent Online.
1987 - 1990: Who's Left, weekly animated cartoon strip‚ Weekly Mail Newspaper.
1986 - 1989: Illustrations, Community Arts Project newsletters & calendar, Cape Town.
1984 - 1986: Illustrations and cartoons, Molo Songololo newsletters, Cape Town.


1991: Visual Arts Group exhibition, Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town.
2015: Speechless, Erdmann Contemporary, Cape Town.
2009: Exhibition, Centre for Comic, Illustration and Book Arts (CCIBA), Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.
2007: Africa South, Association for Visual Arts (AVA) Gallery, Cape Town.
1996: (Dis)playing the Game, District Six Museum, Cape Town.
1993: Streets, District Six Museum, Cape Town.
1990: Group Show of South African Art, South African National Gallery, Cape Town.


2010: Andy Mason, What’s so funny: Under the Skin of South African Cartooning, Juta and Company Ltd, Johannesburg.
2009: Andy Mason, John Curtis (eds), Just for Kicks: The Year in Cartoons, Jacana Media, Johannesburg.
2008: Andy Mason, Don't Joke!: The Year in Cartoons, Jacana Media, Johannesburg.
1999: Harry Dugmore, Stephen Francis, Rico Schacherl (eds), Mandela: A Life in Cartoons, David Phillip Publishers, Cape Town.