Churkin Askold

Minsk, Belarus

Cartoonist, graphic artist
Born on January 27, 1930 in Minsk.
Graduated from the Department of Philosophy of the Belarusian State University named after V. I. Lenin (1955). Participated in exhibitions: republican and All-Union (1956).
Graphic cartoonist. He worked in the field of book illustration and poster. He worked as an artist in the magazine “Belarus”. The main works are satirical and humorous drawings in the newspapers “Pravda”, “Zvyazda”; magazines: “Crocodile”, “Perets”, “Vozhyk” (1953), as well as in foreign publications; in the publishing house: “Pravda” in the series “Masters of Soviet satire” published an album of cartoons by the artist (1967); a collection of cartoons in the library: “The Leader” (1971). He was awarded a Diploma of the Supreme Soviet of the BSSR. Poster “Snake’s nest” — Pour less diesel fuel, cholera, corrodes shoes
He died on July 17, 1985.

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