Kononov Dmitriy


Was born in 1963 in Perm, on the shores of the river Kama, near the Ural mountains. Worked for a while at a factory as a metal turner and a heat treat operator.

His first cartoons were published in local papers in 1989. Since 1989 has been sending his drawings to Russian and international cartoonist competitions, and  managed to win several prizes and awards:

Special prize in Chelyabinsk  (USSR) in 1990
3 place in Harelbeke (Belgium) in 1991
Prize in Foligno (Italy) in 1995
Special prize in Istanbul (Тurkey) in 1997
5th place in Daejeon (South Korea) in 1998
Prize in Calarasi (Romania) in 2003
1 place in Perm (Russia) in 2004
Special prize in Germany in 2004
Special prize in Alanya (Тurkey) in 2005
Prize in Legnica (Poland) in 2005
Prize in Daejeon (South Korea) in 2005
Prize in Beijing (China) in 2005 году

Honoured diploma for the contest “the Swan, the Crab and the Pike” of the international exhibition “the Press” in Moscow, 2006
Prize in Daejeon (South Korea) in 2007

Grand Prix in  Anapa (Russia) in 2007
Special prize in Surgut (Russia) in 2007
Prize in Мarostica (Italy) in 2008
Special prize in Baku (Azerbaijan) in 2010

“Selected” in Bucharest (Romania) in 2010
Special prize in Vasil’yevka (Ukraine) in 2011
Special prize in Surgut (Russia) in 2013
Special prize in Caneva (Italy) in 2015
Nominee for   «Master of caricature » in Plovdiv (Bulgaria) in 2015
Prize in Kriva Palanka (Macedonia) in 2015
Prize for the theme  «Lies» in  Le Piastre (Italy) in 2016
THE BEST CARTOONIST AWARD (one of ten) (China) in 2016
Prize in Caneva (Italy) in 2016
«Honorable mention» in Peer (Belgium) in 2017
«Nominated» in Bucharest (Romania) in 2017

Dmitriy Kononov
BEC 2017  


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