New in BEC:

Miyao Shigeo

Сartoonist Born in Tokyo. Japan, on July 24, 1902. After studying under the famous cartoonist Ippei Okamoto, Shigeo Miyao began working as a regular for the newspaper Tokyo Maiyu Shimbun. where he drew political and social commentary cartoons. Since most other cartoonists were doing the same thing, however, he decided to try something new. In […]

Miloradovic Mileta

Cartoonist Born in 1948 in Kragujevac. He is the editor of the satirical paper “Fleeced Hedgehog” which is published in Belgrade. The artist has participated with his cartoons in many exhibitions since 1969, and has won awards in Bologna, Skopje, Ljubljana, Ancona, Tenerife, Cuneo, Angletu and Tolentino.

Mickwitz Camilla

Cartoonist, animator, scriptwriter, illustrator Born in Helsinki, Finland. Aside from another woman—Tove Jansson— Camilla Mickwitz is probably the Finnish cartoonist best known internationally. She studied from 1955 to 1958 at the Helsinki University of Arts and worked in advertising before becoming a freelance artist in 1969. She now works on films, books and illustrations for […]

Mercier Emile Alfred

Cartoonist 1901 – 1981 Born in Noumea, New Caledonia, in 1901. It was the graphic humorists of Sydney who were first to set a postwar Australian trend in humor satirically critical of social attitudes. The artists who took the lead in this direction were Emile Mercier of the Sydney Sun and George Molnar of the […]

Mermertas Rana

Cartoonist She was born in 1967 in Erzincan/Turkey. She studied Graphics at the Faculty of Fine Arts of The Marmara University, graduated in 1995. She participated in many national and international exhibitions and contests where she had won numerous awards. Some of these were: The First Prize and The Success Prize at the Golden Triangle […]

Menzel Adolph von

Cartoonist, painter, drawer, engraver Born in Breslau, Prussia (now Wroclaw. Poland) in 1815. Like Chodowiecki, whose role as universal delineator of life in Germany (especially Berlin) he continued through the 19th century and into the early 20th, Adolph von Menzel had a basic fund of humor that repeatedly surfaced in his works although he was […]

Mahmoudi Houmayoun

Cartoonist Born in 1966 Tehran, is a British/Iranian Cartoonist, Graphic Artist and Designer. He studied Graphic Design at the University of Tehran and graduated in Animation from the Tarbiat Modares University. Skilled in his own style of Minimal Cartoon, he has his own technique of working on sandpapers. Mahmoudi has moved to The United Kingdom […]

Magnatti Mario (Mariom)

Cartoonist, painter Mario Magnatti “MARIOM” is an international awarded italian artist from Gaeta – Lt – Italy. In 1994 he began to take part in exhibitions all over the world. In 1996 he won the first international trophy of his long career of an artist, since he has won countless prizes and has been featured […]

McSherry Kathleen

Cartoonist Born in Brooklyn, raised in Queens A graduate of the School of Visual Arts in NYC, Kathleen has had a long career in advertising and marketing in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She has taught at the School of Visual Arts, Syracuse University, Pratt Institute in New York, University of the Arts and […]

McCay Winsor

Cartoonist, animator, comic artist Zenas Winsor McCay (c. 1867–71 or September 26, 1869 – July 26, 1934) was an American cartoonist and animator. He is best known for the comic strip Little Nemo (1905–14; 1924–26) and the animated film Gertie the Dinosaur (1914). For contractual reasons, he worked under the pen name Silas on the comic […]

Lear Edward

Cartoonist, illustrator, poet Born in Ilighgate Village, London. England, on May 12. 1812. Known mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he popularized. His principal areas of work as an artist were threefold: as a draughtsman employed to illustrate birds and animals; making colored drawings during his […]

Luczynski Slawomir

Cartoonist, caricaturer, illustrator Born in 1953 in Pabianice, Poland. He was in the Association of Polish Cartoonists. He worked as a satirist for several Polish newspapers and magazines. Drawing cartoons is his job. He also did book illustrations. He had presented his works at over 97 individual exhibitions in Poland and over 200 group exhibitions […]

Leech John

Cartoonist, illustrator He is best known for his work for Punch, a humorous magazine for a broad middle-class audience, combining verbal and graphic political satire with light social comedy. Leech catered to contemporary prejudices, such as anti-Americanism and anti-Semitism and supported acceptable social reforms. Leech’s critical yet humorous cartoons on the Crimean War help shape […]

Lincu Alexandru

Cartoonist, writer, diplomatist Born in Suhaia (Romania) in 1948. In 1971 graduated from the Academy of Economic Science of Bucharest. Ex-diplomatic. Published 7 books – 2 originals and 5 translations. His first cartoon was published in 1966. Participated to many national and international cartoon contests. BEC 2006

Либин Рональд

Карикатурист Рональд Либин, известный под псевдонимом «Бинг», родился 15-го февраля 1942-го года в Остенде, Бельгия. Когда ему было 14 лет, его родители отдали его в частную художественную школу «Лирман» в Брюгге. После окончания учёбы он был сразу зачислен на второй курс Королевской академии изящных искусств в городе Гент, которую окончил с отличием. На протяжение своей […]

Levering Albert

Cartoonist, illustrator, architect Born in Hope, Indiana, in 1869. Albert Levering studied architecture with his father and art in Munich, Germany. After his training, he became an architect, working for eight years before transforming his architect’s table into a cartoonist’s drawing board. Levering displayed great talent and real native humor; he worked successively for the […]

Vavro Milan

Cartoonist, painter In 1950-1954 he studied at the Higher School of Applied Arts in Bratislava. In 1982-1985 he graduated from the Journalism faculty of the Institute of Arts in Bratislava. His paintings are in the collections of museums in Warsaw, Basel, and Gabrovo … Published his comic in the weekly Olenya all his life. He […]

Bustos Edilio Abelardo

Cartoonist, illustrator, poster artist, journalist Born in 1944 in Bermejo, prov. De San Juan. Autodidact. He started by painting posters, then sketched notices in the Tribuna newspaper. But his vocation was to draw cartoons. Travel to Buenos Aires where he collaborates with several publishers and advertising agencies. The relationship with Dante Quinterno (Revista Paturuzú), years […]

Bojat Vjekoslav

Cartoonist, graphic designer, journalist, scientist Born in 1960 in Pluzine, Montenegro. Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) in 1983. Lives in Podgorica, Montenegro. Engaged in graphic design, illustration, cartoons, research and educational work, journalism and photography. More cartoons festival participant and winner of awards. He had a string of […]

Dovnikovich Borivoi (Bordeaux)

Cartoonist, designer, animator Born in 1930 in Osiekke. After school, he moved to Zagreb and enrolled in the Academy of Fine Arts, which has never finished. At the same time he started to study a caricature, illustration, graphic design and comics. His cartoons have become constantly appear on the Zagreb magazine “Kerempuh” and Belgrade “Jež”. […]

Bozzetto Bruno

Cartoonist, animator, creator of political and satirical short pieces He created his first animated short “Tapum! the weapons’ story” in 1958 at the age of 20. His most famous character, a hapless little man named “Signor Rossi” (Mr. Rossi), has been featured in many animated shorts as well as starring in three feature films: Mr. […]

Bliss Harry

Сartoonist, illustrator, sculptor Bliss grew up in New York State in an artistic family. There are eleven working visual artists in his immediate and extended family. Bliss studied painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and illustration at theUniversity HYPERLINK “,_Philadelphia” HYPERLINK “,_Philadelphia” HYPERLINK “,_Philadelphia” of the Arts, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts […]

«Mr Bingo»

Cartoonist, illustrator Mr Bingo grew up in Leigh, Kent and attended The Judd School in Tonbridge. In 1998 he studied a foundation course at the Kent Institute of Art & Design in Maidstone and it was during this year that he played Bingo at Gala Bingo in Maidstone earning him the nickname ‘Bingo’. He went […]

Bartak Miroslav

Cartoonist Born in 1938 in Kosice. He studied at the Naval Academy in Varna, Bulgaria, from which he graduated as a naval engineer. Almost ten years he sailed world seas and oceans on merchant vessels. Since 1969 he works as a freelance artist. He is especially devoted to the cartoons, book illustrations and creating drawn […]

Aykanat Ahmet

Cartoonist Born in 1950 in Turkey. A philosophy graduate and a university instructor, Aykanat is involved in publishing cartoons since 1969. He has worldwide recognition in several contests, exhibitions and festivals. He is involved in developing and applying cartoon education programs and workshops for early to mid grade school children. He has published three cartoon […]

Ares (Arístides Esteban Hernández Guerrero)

Cartoonist, illustrator, animator Born in Havana 1963. His education included the study of medicine (Graduated in 1987) and psychiatry (Graduated in 1993). His first cartoon was published in 1984 Ares has made oil paintings and animated films; he currently works in Havana as a freelance artist and illustrator (mainly children’s books). His works have been […]

Angelis Marco De

Cartoonist, illustrator, graphic designer, journalist He was born in 1955 in Rome, Italy. He is a professional journalist, cartoonist, illustrator and graphic designer. Currently he works as a redactor of the daily La Repubblica. He has been publishing from 1975 in over 150 dailies and magazines in Italy, Europe and USA: II Popolo (from 1979 […]