Hule Hanusic

Вена, Austria

Cartoonist, illustrator, technical editor

Husejin Hanusic, in the world of caricature known under Pseudonym “Hule”, was born 1953 in Bijeljina, Bosnia, and Herzegovina.

In 1972 he moved to the town of Brcko, where he worked as a teacher in several different schools.

From 1987 he was employed in the local newspaper “Graditelj ” (later “Brcanske novine) as a cartoonist, illustrator, and technical editor and also permanent associate as a cartoonist at the daily newspaper “Oslobodjenje”, Sarajevo. His works have been published in various newspapers and magazines in former Yugoslavia

He is a member of the Journalists Society of Bosnia and also Croatian Cartoonist Sociaty

Hule had a lot of exhibitions not only in Bosnia-Hercegovina but in many other countries. His cartoons were published in international cartoon magazines like “Rappelkopf” Austria, “Akrep” Cyprus, “Don Quichotte” Germany, ” Dobri Humor” Poland, “Bostonmag”- USA and various cartoon Web portals. Hule actively cooperated with one of the most famous world cartoon e-magazine “Fenamizah” from Turkey.

Since the beginning of the Bosnian war in 1992 Hule lives with his family in Vienna, Austria, where he continued to work as a cartoonist , publishing some of the cartoons in prestigious Vienna newspapers “Die Presse” .

He worked at the ‘Academy of Fine Arts” in Vienna and is retired since 2013.

Solo Exhibitions:

  • Art Galery Brčko – BiH
  • Art Galery Brčko -BiH
  • Art Galery Bijeljina -BiH
  • „Theater festival“ Brcko – BiH
  • BiH Society Vienna – Austria
  • Society „Brčko“, Berlin – Germany
  • Cartoon Galery, Osijek – Croatia
  • Konsthall Staffanstorps – Sweden
  • Galery “Preporod”, Brcko- BiH
  • Galery “JU Kulturni center” Tesanj – BiH

Some of the International cartoon festivals where Hule participated:

  • Wolfsberg International Cartoon Festival – Austria
  • Internationales Karikaturen festival Feldkirchen – Austria
  • Knokke Heist International Cartoon Festival – Belgium
  • Piracicaba International Salon of Humor – Brazil
  • Leng Mu International Cartoon Competition – China
  • International Festival of Cartoon Zagreb – Croatia
  • Rhodos International Cartoon Festival – Greece
  • Internet Cartoon Contest – Iran
  • Tolentino Bienal International Festival of Humor in art – Italy
  • Umoristi a Marostica Festival – Italy
  • Eurohumor International Exhibition of Humor – Italy
  • International Manga Festa- Japan
  • Yomiuri International Cartoon Contest – Japan
  • Seoul International Cartoon Festival – Korea
  • World Cartoon Galleri ” Osten” Skopje – FYR Macedonia
  • Portocartoon World Festival – Portugal
  • Cartoonist Right Network East Europe Ploestil -Romania
  • Salon of Anti War Cartoons Kragujevac – Serbia
  • The International Golden Smile Cartoon contest -Serbia
  • Daejeon International Cartoon Contest ( DICACO) – Korea
  • World Press Cartoon Sintra – Portugal
  • International Festival of Humor and satire “Golden Helmet” Kruševac -Serbia
  • Aydin Dogan International Cartoon competition- Turkey
  • Satyricon International Cartoon contest – Poland
  • International Nasreddin Hodja Cartoon Contest – Turkey
  • Turhan Selcuk Cartoon contest- Turkey
  • Ankara International.cartoon contest 7 – 77- Turkey
  • Maxminus Internacionalnikonkurs konkurs za karikaturu – Sarajevo, BiH
  • UN Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award NY- USA
  • Urziceni Cartoon contest- Romania
  • Vitron cartoon contest – Belgium
  • Salao International De Humor catrtoon contest da Amazona- Brazil
  • Bukovine cartoon contest – Romania
  • E- book cartoon contest – Iran
  • Portret Sijery Nidal Cartoon contest -Syria
  • Manaus fudbal 2014 Cartoon exhibition- Brazil
  • TALIDE Karikatur exhibition- Germany
  • Graficatur Lübenn 2014. Germany thema Sport- Germany
  • Panela Bienal de Humor – Portugal
  • International Cartoon exhibition Zagreb HDK- Croatia

Awards and recognitions:

  • 4 times 1st and 3 times 3rd Place/Prize at Cartoon Festival, Zajecar/Serbia
  • Magazine “Jež ” 1979. Award for the Best cartoon of the month (1979)
  • 3rd Place/Prize of Magazine “Jež” for the funniest cartoon (1986)
  • Special Award at Leng Mu International Cartoon Competition (China 2002)
  • Special Award at Seoul International Cartoon Festival (Korea 2004)
  • Special Award at FVCV international Cartoon Festival (China 2004)
  • 3rd Place/Prize Donquichotte 1.International Cartoon contest (Germany 2004)
  • 1st Place/Prize Internacional Himal Southasian Cartoon Congress Kathmandu (Nepal 2008)
  • Special Award International Cartoon contest “Gaza” (Syria 2009)
  • 3rd Place/Award XVIII Internacional Festival of Humor and satire “Golden helmet” (Serbia 2010)
  • Special Award International Cartoon Festival (Ukraine 2012)
  • Special Award Cartoon Contest – Urzicasni (Romania 2013)
  • Special Award Cartoon contest Himetes (Cyprus 2013)
  • Special Award Cartoon contest DICACO (Korea 2013)
  • 2nd Place/Prize International Cartoon Contest Portret (Syria 2014)
  • Special Award Cartoon Contest Nasradin Hodja (Turkey 2014)
  • Gran Prix magazine “Maxminus”, Internacional Cartoon Contest (Sarajevo 2014)
  • Recognition and diploma Sejong Int’l Cartoon Contest, Sicaco (Korea 2016)
  • Special Award 2nd International Cartoon Contest Pristina (Kosovo 2016)
  • Recognition “Competition “Golden keg 2016” (Slovakia 2016)
  • 3rd Place/Prize “Umor la Gura Humorului” (Romania2017)
  • Diploma “The International Exhibition of Satirical Graphic” Bucovina (Romania 2017)
  • Diploma and recognition “25 International festival Zlatna kaciga”, Krusevac (Serbia 2017)
  • Special recognition “Prvi medjunarodni festival satire, humora I karikature Sveti Nikola” (FYR Macedonia).

Reference:, 2017


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