Amorim da Costa Carlos Alberto

Brazil

Cartoonist

Carlos Alberto da Costa AMORIM was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, in 1964. He started to publish his works in 1984 at Pasquim, an humoristical newspaper. Actually he publishes his editorials cartoons, caricatures and comics strips in many brazilian newspapers and magazines. He produced humour texts (1994) and animations (2004) for the television net Rede Globo and he is author of a cartoon book called Canastra Suja (1991).
His works was awarded in many events as Salão Internacional de Humor/ 2004 (Teresina/ Brasil), Prêmio Internacional de Humor Gráfico Peloduro/ 2004 (Minas- Uruguai), Ranan Lurie Cartoon Awards/2001 (New York- EUA), Turismovision/2001 (Stuttgart – Alemanha), Festival Acquaviva Nei Fumetti /1999 (Acquaviva Picena-Italia), International Cartoon Exhibition /1998 (Hokkaido-Japão), Bienal Internacional de Humor/1995 (Havana-Cuba) and participated in several humour contests and exhibitions in France, Belgium, Bulgaria, Poland, Portugal, México, Turkey, Iran, Israel, Italia, Cuba and Japan.
He had individual exhibitions in Museu Nacional de Belas Artes/1999 (Rio de Janeiro-Brasil), Museu do Ingá/1993 (Niterói-Brasil) ) and in 1997 participated as a Jury member of the III Biennial of International Cartoon Exhibition (Tehran-Iran). Since 2004 participate as a Jury member of many Cartoons Contests around the world . In 2004 and 2007 he was invited to participated in the Rencontre Internationale du Dessin de Presse (Carquefou-France) and in 2009 participated as a Jury member of the 29° Nasreddin Hodja Cartoon Contest (Istambul – Turkey).
Ilustrated many children books and teaches Cartoon and Caricatures since 1994 (Rio de Janeiro-Brasil).

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