SHORT BIOGRAPHY: Born in 1966, many of competition at home and abroad comic Award
Phei Cheng - CHINA
PRVA NAGRADA / FIRST PRIZE
The Portrait Caricature "ZIKISON 2008"
Raul Alfonso Grisales " GUAICO
"... cartoonist, Ilustrator and Graphic Humorist , born in
Bogotá-Colombia, the 19 February of 1979 ... He has published his
cartoons in magazines as "La Pulga Magazine " of USA,
Magazine "ADDA" of España, Magazine "La Zona
Rosa of Pereira-Colombia ... and at
present working freelance and ilustrator for the magazine
"Direccion Industrial of España ...
NAME: Raul Alfonso Grisales PSEUDONYM: " GUAICO" ADDRESS: KARRERA 79 # 58 A 20 SUR ROMA-KENEDDY TELEPHONE: (0571) 7784357 MOVIL. 3125537607 CITY......... BOGOTA COUNTRY... COLOMBIA EMAIL: GUAICOLANDIA@HOTMAIL.COM GUAICOLANDIA@GMAIL.COM
Cival Einstein was born in Fortaleza - Ceará. Self-taught person Member of WORLD TEAM CARTOONISTS DON QUICHOTTE MAGAZINE (Turkey). Cartoons publishes its since 1999.(2005) exhibition in 1 MOSTRA SESC OF HUMOR organized for Luciano Lopes .em 2006 collaborated with the Stop campaign the War of the magazine Mood DON QUICHOTTE, Participated of national competitions and international, caricature projects as exhibition MARI ROMANI, of Rumanian writers, for compartment CARTOONISTS RIGHTS NETWORK ROMANIA, Illustrated paradidáticos books, books of poetry, publication in newspaper O TREM ( itabira – MG Brazil) posters of local humorists and others.
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Name: Gheorghe MATEI
DOMNESTI 1320, ILFOV 077090, ROMANIA
e-mail : email@example.com
Gheorghe MATEI was born in Romania, in 1961. He started to publish his works in 1986 at URZICA, an humoristical magazine. Actually he publishes his editorials cartoons, caricatures and comics strips in Curierul National newspaper (since 1999).
Participated in several humour contests and exhibitions in France, Germany, Belgium, Bulgaria, Poland, Portugal, Turkey, Rusia, Iran, Italia, India, Koreea, Indonesia and Japan.
I studied art and journalism and currently produce various illustrations, political cartoons, digital creations, portraits, caricatures, paintings and photos.
I have collaborated with several printed magazines and papers, such as ‘La Libre Belgique’ (Belgium), ‘European Voice’ (Belgium), 'Rolling Stone' (Germany), ‘Acque & Terre’ (Italia), ‘Le Monde Diplomatique’, Polish edition (Poland), ‘As-Safir’ (Lebanon), ‘Al Baath’ (Syria), ‘Europa In De Wereld’ (Holland), ‘Pulse’ (Great Britain)...
I have also worked with different online references such as ‘Media With Conscience’, ‘The peoples Voice’, ‘Rebelion’, ‘Point.e’, ‘Le Grand Soir Info’, ‘Axis of Logic’, ‘Cafe Babel’, ‘Tlaxcala’, ‘Uruknet’, ‘Quibla’, ‘Planete Non Violence’, ‘Concorde’, ‘Don Quichotte’, ‘Flesh and Stone’...
I created book covers and illustrations for renowned authors (such as James Petras, Mark Prime, Mike Palecek…). I also made CD covers, posters, and t-shirts designs.
In my painting, I've been deeply influenced by German Expressionism, Belgian Surrealism and American Pop Art.
So far, I've exhibited my creations in Belgium, Great Britain, Canada, USA and Palestine.
İsmail KAR “ISKOC”, was born in Adana-Turkey, 1962. He graduated from Uludag Universty-Faculty of Education, department of Picture-Graphic in Bursa-Turkey.
His first cartoon was edited in a youth magazines in 1979. He worked at newspapers, magazines as a cartoonist, a graphicer and a page secretary. He opened his private exhibition in Bursa Devlet Güzel Sanatlar Galerisi (Bursa Fine Art Gallery of Government) in 1984.
He joined some different exhibitions as private and mixed in Turkey and abroad and his cartoons were edited in some international catalogs and he took some rewards. He still works as an art teacher in Seyhan-Adana-Turkey.
He is a member of Turkish Cartoonist Association. İsmail KAR member of (APCA) Ameteur-Profesional Cartoonists Associations. İsmail KAR Cartoonists Rights Network South East Europe" is one network of national CRN organizations , Turkey – leader.
Brilliant web site of leading Turkish Cartoonist and illustrator İsmail KAR,who draws under the pen name “ISKOC”.
Ubiratan Libanio Dantas de Araujo, or simply Bira Dantas, was born in São Paulo, Brasil. He drew for the comics magazine Os Trapalhões from 1980 to 1982. In 1985, he was member of AQC (Cartoonist and Comics Drawer Association). He has published in many comics magazines (Pântano, Tralha, Porrada, Megazine, Bundas and 'LULA, a winner's history' the official comics biography of the new Brazilian president) and editorial cartoons to newspapers as Retrato do Brasil, Folha da Tarde, Diário do Povo, and to Workers Unions Newspapers from São Paulo. He also publishes online.
Bira Dantas did a signing at Lambiek the end of May 2008, drawing caricatures and displaying some of his recent work. He drew caricatures, signed books for guests, and entertained us with his harmonica.
Oguz Gurel - I was born in in İzmit/Turkey in 1968. Graduated from Marmara University Textile & Art Faculty. I'm drawing cartoons about for 15-16 years. My works first published in a local newspaper 'Kocaeli'in 1989. Also worked for some newspapers+magazines. And have a cartoons album named 'Days with Cartoons' I have been worked as a president in Turkish Cartoonists Association for a year. The organisations which i'm member of are; FECO (Europe cartoonists organisation), Turkish Cartoonists Association I have won more than 100 national and international prizes, some of them are. Still i'm drawing for a daily newspaper, websites and magazines.
Goran Celicanin Celik, was born in 1960 Krusevac, SERBIA, lives and works in Varvarin. Professional machine engineer, fond of cartoons, comics and ilustrations. His works are published in several national and international newspapers and magazines, and also he is the winner of prizes in country and abroad (Italy, Japan, South Corea).
Seyran Caferli, was born in 1966 in Imishli, Azerbaijan. His first cartoon was printed in “ KIRPI” comic magazine in 1982. He was graduated from Journalistic Art Institute in 1992.
His cartoons were printed in many albums of the international exhibitions and competitions. Member of jury in international “ FAIR PLAY” Cartoon Contest in Turkey 2001, First Baku International Cartoon Contest in Azerbaijan 2003, 3rd Leng Mu International Cartoon Contest in China 2004, 5th Tabriz International Cartoon Contest in Iran 2005, Second Baku International Cartoon Contest in Azerbaijan 2006,International Don Quichotte Cartoon Contest - " World Languades" in Germany 2008
. Now he is the Director International Cartoon News Center "AZCARTOON" WebSIte and Chief-editor “KARIKATURA” international magazine. He organized "MOLLA NASREDDIN” International Cartoon Competition having been the President of Jury 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006 and “Black Cat” International CartoonWeb Contest-2007.He was a President of Cartoonists Union of Azerbaijan from 2000 till 2006. He is also the Azerbaijan-Editor of the “ WITTY WORLD”, published in the USA, member Don Quchotte Cartoon Committee” (Germany) and member Cartoon International Expert Committee ( CIEC)- Iran.
Personal Data: Date of birth: May, 18, 1970 Place of birth: Targovishte, Bulgaria Nationality: Bulgarian
Graduated from the Bulgarian University of Veliko Tarnovo “St. St. Cyril and Methodius”, major in Paintings in 1995.
Valentin Georgiev - BULGARIA
ŽIKIŠON 2008 Special Diploma
Zhu Zizun was born in March 1943 in Jiaxing,a city of Zhejiang province in China.He has started work in industrial art work,plane designing ,engraving work,Oil painting and watercolor painting for a long period time.His art works had been exhibited in China,Japan and Korea for meny times.
In 2004 made his debut in China Jiaxing international cartoon competition as a cartoonist. recent years,He won more them 20 various awards at international and national cartoon competitions.
Born in 1950. An engineer by education, graduated from Aviation Institute. In 1976 made his debut in the press as a cartoonist. At present works in newspaper " Kyivska Pravda" as a cartoonist. He won more then 300 various awards at International cartoon contests, among which more then 70 First and Grand Prizes. Individual exhibitions in Cuba,France, Germany,Italy, Poland, Russia, Ukraine.
Date of Birth: 27/3/1985
Education: Civil Engineering
. Holds first place in the competition among actors Cartoons –
. Loyalty to the prisoners organized by the Council of Islamic university students –
Recipient of the First Cultural Award Contest (creativity 2007) private –
. Islamic University students
Holds second place in the painting competition within the battle of Jerusalem –
. Substantive organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports
Participated in numerous courses in the fields of art and sports and community –
: Participated in numerous art galleries.
Slobodan Srdic, was born in 1941. in Virovitica, Croatia. He lives and works in Smederevo, SERBIA. Occupation is engineer-technologist, close specialty, technology beer, sugar. He has worked in many brewery, and the crown of his professional activities of the realization of the project Brewery beer and "MB". It is "Troubled" pensioner.
Cartoons dealing with over 40 years. He has published more than 15 000 cartoon in
various newspapers. Illustrated several dozen books, participated in numerous collective and had two individual exhibitions. As I said, festivals and competitions "discovered" relatively late. He received several awards and prizes.