Mammadov Mirteymur

Baku, Azerbaijan

Cartoonist

Was born in Baku in 1947.
In 1968 graduated from Azimzadeh State School of Arts. In 1968-1978 studied at Muhina Leningrad Higher School of Arts and Leningrad State Institute, the faculty of Theatre, Music and Film Decoration.
Since 1970 has been working as a cartoonist at “Kirpi” satirical magazine and periodical press.
In 1980 became a member of the Union of Azerbaijan Artists. In 1998 became the honorary member of the Union of Georgia Artists.
Is a participant and a winner of international contests held in the Republic and abroad. In 2004 he was honoured with “Humay” national award. In 2006 he was honoured with the name of “Sulhun elchisi” (“Messenger of Peace”) and with the diploma of “Simurg” for his publicity of Azerbaijan Art in foreign countries.
He is the author of nearly 1500 scientific and publicistic articles.
In 2007 became a member of the Azerbaijan Cartoonists’ Union.

BEC 2007


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