Gabrovo Humour Biennial

biennial humorhouse@globcom.net CALL FOR ENTRY Dear artists, The organizers of the 24th Gabrovo Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art invite you to contribute your edgy takes on the concept of the public sphere. The exhibition will present contemporary art and cartoons addressing the following topics: public space public art public debate public broadcasting public […]






Covarrubias Duclaud José Miguel

Miguel Covarrubias also known as José Miguel Covarrubias Duclaud was a Mexican painter, caricaturist, illustrator, ethnologist and art historian. José Miguel Covarrubias Duclaud was born 22 November 1904 in Mexico City. After graduating from the Escuela Nacional Preparatoria at the age of 14, he started producing caricatures and illustrations for texts and training materials published […]



Kliban Bernard

Cartoonist Bernard “Hap” Kliban (January 1, 1935 – August 12, 1990) was acartoonist born in Norwalk, Connecticut. Kliban studied at Pratt Institute but left without graduating and spent time painting and traveling in Europe before moving to California, where he lived in the North Beach section of San Francisco with his first wife Mary Kathleen […]














Cakmak Huseyin

Born in 1964 in Nicosia, Cyprus. He began to draw cartoons in 1976. Solo exhibitions: 1983 in Nicosia, 2002 in Osijeka, 2002 Turkey, 2003 Poland. Published in a number of newspapers and magazines in Cyprus (Yeni Duzen, Bozkurt, Ortam, Genclik, Ozgurluk, Kibris Postasi, Soz, Xaravgi, Akrep, Nokta Kibns, Lololo, Yesil Ada, Vatan, Kibrisli, Avrupa, Afrika, […]








Ignat Mihai

The artist was born in Ploiesti in 1954, studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bucharest. Participated in more than hundred exhibitions, national and international competitions in Japan, Italy, Russian Federation, France, Ukraine, Korea, Norway, Belgium, Bulgaria, Poland, Republic of Croatia and Turkey since 1987. The artist won the First Prize at the XIII […]


Zouksiaohui Az

As Zouxiaohui was only 5 years old, she began to learn painting at Children’s Palace of Jinan. In 1993, Women Painters Association of Shan dong Province held “Portrait Exhibition of Zouxiaohui” at Wulongtan Gallery. In 1994, she was enrolled in “Chinese Youngster Almanac”. She won numerous domestic and foreign prizes, and her paintings were exhibited […]







Zhang Wei

Zhang Wei’s Caricature-Creating Experiences Born September 23rd in 1960, in Zhongshan City, Guangdong Province, China. He is one of the councils of the Chinese New Caricature Reasearch Asssociation, the chairman of Hunan Caricaturists Association and the Head of HCA’s reporter station. He was one of the judges of Nationwide Caricature Contest and one of the […]


Zavatsky Peter

Карикатурист, художник-прикладник, шаржист, фотограф, журналист. Родился в Братиславе. Работал в министерстве и посольстве Чехословакии и Словакии за рубежом и по линии внешне-экономических связей. Накопленные знания способствовали повышению его мастерства как журналиста и дальнейшей работе в различных сферах культуры. Он занимался прикладным искусством и карикатурой, отдавая предпочтение шаржу. Работал на радио, сотрудничал со спортивными изданиями Šport, […]








Ospina Elena

Elena Ospina is a Colombian cartoonist and illustrator. She has worked for years in creating and illustrating editorial and advertising projects, and has been awarded with more than 50 international and national awards in graphic humor and illustration. Her work is published in books, newspapers and magazines. Member of the Federation of Cartoonists FECO. Member […]



Дракер Мортимер

Карикатурист, художник комиксов, плакатист, иллюстратор. Родился 29 марта 1929 года в Бруклине, Нью-Йорк. Дракер стал квалифицированным карикатуристом, чьи работы были изюминкой журнала Mad на протяжении многих десятилетий. Дракер специализировался на изображении многочисленных сатир и пародий, которыми славился журнал. Он имел способность передать сходство различными методами выражения. Дракеру удалось объединить рассказ в картинках с карикатурами на […]


















Delacroix Ferdinand Victor Eugène

Cartoonist, painter, graphic. Ferdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix (26 April 1798 – 13 August 1863) was a French Romantic artist regarded from the outset of his career as the leader of the French Romantic school. As a painter and muralist, Delacroix’s use of expressive brushstrokes and his study of the optical effects of color profoundly shaped […]










Gulbransson Olaf Leonhard

Olaf Leonhard Gulbransson (26 May 1873 in Oslo – 18 September 1958 in Tegernsee, Germany) was a Norwegian artist, painter and designer. He is probably best known for his caricatures and illustrations. From 1890, he worked for many Norwegian magazines, including Tyrihans, Pluk, Paletten, Fluesoppen, Sfinx and Trangviksposten (1899-1901). In 1900 he studied at the […]




Gruelle Johnny

Cartoonist. GRUELLE, JOHNNY (1880-1938) American cartoonist and author born in Areola, Illinois, in 1880. Johnny Gruelle began cartooning in Indianapolis, Indiana, and after the turn of the century drew children’s fantasy strips for small syndicates, where he created some of the most wonderful fantasy the comics have ever known. In 1910 he won a $2000 […]


Gropper William

Cartoonist, painter, graphic. William Victor “Bill” Gropper (December 3, 1897 – January 3, 1977), was a U.S. cartoonist, painter, lithographer, and muralist. A committed radical, Gropper is best known for the political work which he contributed to such left wing publications as The Revolutionary Age, The Liberator, The New Masses, The Worker, and The Morning […]


Green William Ellis (‘‘Weg”)

Cartoonist, illustrator. GREEN, WILLIAM ELLIS (1923-) Australian cartoonist born at Essendon, Melbourne, Australia, in 1923. A visiting cartoonist from England recently remarked in Melbourne how appalled he was at the quantity of work demanded from Australian cartoonists in a week, stating that no cartoonist working in Britain would stand the pace. Among others working in […]






Grandjouan Jules-Félix

Cartoonist, animator. GRANDJOUAN, Jules-Félix (1875-1968) French cartoonist born in Nantes, France, in 1875. Felix Grandjouan started law school in Nantes but then embarked on an artistic career by both writing and illustrating Nantes la Grise (“Nantes the Gray City,” 1899). He went to Paris a year later and contributed cartoons to the most important satirical […]


Grabovskiy Ivan

He was born on March 8, 1878. Studied at the St. Petersburg Imperial Academy of Arts (1902-1909). the artist was awarded the title for the painting “Snow fell” in 1909. Member and exponential associations: “Association of Independent Artists”, “Society of Artists name AIKuindzhi”, etc. Member of the International Exhibition in Venice. Ivan Grabowski – author […]








Geisel Theodor Seuss

Theodor Seuss Geisel (/ˈsɔɪs/ Listeni/ˈɡaɪ.zəl/; March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American writer and illustrator best known for authoring popular children’s books under the pen name Dr. Seuss (/suːs/). His work includes several of the most popular children’s books of all time, selling over 600 million copies and being translated into more […]




Garcia Leo

Cartoonist, illustrator, graphic designer, coder. Worked in newspapers and magazines, such as The Independent, The Diaspora / La Prensa, The Mundo Hispanico, The Weekly Report, The Student Press Center, The Staten Island Register, The AAA Insider, Dispute Resolution Journal, Transportation Alternatives, The Cyclist, Secretariat News. He developed the design and created the artistic images, carried […]





















Vasilenko Anatoly

Cartoonist Born on November 7, 1938 in the village of Nizhnyaya Lana, Karlovsky district, Poltava region. After graduating from high school, he entered the Mirgorod School of Applied Arts. Later on has been published in Peretz magazine, as well as in children’s magazines. Many times was a participants of All-Union caricature exhibitions. Member of the […]











Booth Walter

Cartoonist, animator, illusionist, film producer, director, screen writer, actor, comic. BOOTH WALTER R. (18—?-19—?) British cartoonist, animator, conjuror, film producer, director, writer, actor, comedian, special effects creator and mystery man of British films. For a man who did so much in the pioneering period of the British cinema, it is extraordinary how little is known […]


Burzyhski Slawomir

Studied at the University of Nicolaus Copernicus in Torun, Poland. faculty of Fine Arts. Participated in several exhibitions of cartoon drawings. Awarded: EROS’88, KAKTUS’89, SATYRYKON’90, ’91 (gold medal),’93, George van Raedmolonck Kartoenale – Belgium. His publications was printed in different newspapers, for example Wyborcza or Szpilki.





Bradshaw Percival Vanner

Cartoonist, comic artist. Bradshaw Percival Vanner (1878-1965) British cartoonist born in Hackney, London, England, in 1878. Percy V. Bradshaw, who signed his cartoons and strips “P.V.B.,” was educated at Aske’s School at Hatcham. At the age of 14 he became a clerk in an advertising agency and sold his first cartoon to the Boy’s Own […]


Brooks Charles Gordon

Cartoonist. Brooks Charles Gordon (1920- ) American political cartoonist born in Andalusia, Alabama, on November 22, 1920. Chuck Brooks was educated in local public schools and attended Birmingham Southern College, which he left in 1941 to attend the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. In Chicago his teacher, Vaughn Shoemaker, taught him editorial cartooning. Brooks enlisted […]







Le Louarn Yvan

Cartoonist, engraver, illustrator, multiplier LE LOUARN, YVAN (1915-1968) French cartoonist, engraver, illustrator and animated cartoon director born in Bordeaux, France, on February 10, 1915. After studies at the Bordeaux Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Yvan Le Louarn settled in Paris, where he began a cartooning career under the pen name “Chaval”. His drawings have appeared in many […]