Kotrha Lubomir

Slovakia

05.04.1950

Cartoonist

He graduated from the Technical College of Construction in Trencin in 1969. He continued to study at the Faculty of Architecture of the Slovak Technical University in Bratislava, but left school until the end of the first semester and began work as a freelance artist. He published his first cartoon in 1967 and since then ten thousand drawings by Lubomir Kotchri have been published in more than 100 different newspapers and magazines in his homeland and abroad. His works were exhibited in several personal and large number of collective exhibitions in many countries. He published his own book of cartoons “Diagnosis XY”, and also acted as an illustrator of about 20 books and calendars (last: “Slovak Gold Book of Humor”). He also dealt with a poster and animation. Creative works of Lubomir Kotrchy were awarded more than 100 international prizes and recognition at international contests of cartoons in many countries of the world (among the many awards it is worth mentioning at least: Cuneo 1990 – first prize, Tokyo 2005 – Grand Prix, Skopje 1994 – second prize, Akshehir 1988 – the first prize).


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