As caricature artists were born in the satirical magazine “Crocodile” in 1957.
Galina graduated from the Moscow Polygraphic Institute, graphic department.
Valentin graduated from the All-Union Institute of Cinematography, directing faculty.
Both artists have been working as co-authors for 40 years. Over the years, more than 3,500 cartoons have been published, participated in 25 All-Union and 35 international exhibitions: in Italy, France, USA, Canada, Cuba, Germany (Germany), Greece, Cyprus, Japan, Belgium, Yugoslavia , Poland, the GDR, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria.
The works of G. and V. Karavaevs are awarded with international prizes, are in museums of Russia, CIS and abroad.
Artists work hard to illustrate the works of the great Russian satirist Saltykov-Shchedrin.
Working in the cinema, Galina and Valentin Karavaevy created 25 animated films. Their films were awarded diplomas and prizes at international film festivals.
The dream of Galina and Valentin Karavaev – to put a full-length film on the work of Saltykov-Shchedrin “The history of a city.