Puchkaniou Andrei



Born in 1960. Started to draw cartoons at childhood and his first cartoon was published in 1990. Participated in both, national and international competitions held in Belarus, Japan, Bulgaria, Poland, Turkey, Iran, Croatia and Russia.
His works appear in number of newspapers, especially in local newspaper. Some of the prizes he has won are: Second Prize / Knokke-Heist (Belgium) in 1996. Third Prize / Olen (Belgium) in 1996. Second Prize / 15 International Cartoon Competition (Turkey) in 1998.


Yesterday, 8 March, was killed tragically outstanding Belarusian artist Andrei Puchkaniou, the cartoonist. Andrei Puchkaniou (1960-2009) was undoubtedly the most internationally well-known Belarusian cartoonist. He was the winner of, among other competitions, Aydin Dogan (Turkey), Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan), Satyrykon (Poland), Jaka Bede (Poland), Biennial Písek (Czech Republic), Biennial Tehran (Iran), and Kolasin (Montenegro). Total outstanding work of his great originality and a unique technique of drawing a few dozen times to be awarded on all continents. With part of his creativity can see in the virtual museum of the Turkish Competition Aydin Dogan.


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