Sánchez Luis

Valencia, Spain


Cartoonist, comic artist, writer, poet

Born in 1957 in Valencia (Spain). Has a degree in Philosophy and has worked as a secondary school teacher. In addition to a graphic humorist, Luis Sánchez is a writer, and cultivates different genres: poetry, short story, novel, essay, theater …works on cartoon and comic strips, using either Spanish or Catalonian on various topics: political and economic current affairs, eroticism, spirituality, thriller …

-Began drawing puppies there in 1973 and, after publishing in school magazines and other marginal ones…
-Collaborated in the Valencian press: Qué y Dónde (1982-83), El Pardalot Engabiat (1983) and Cartelera Turia (1995-2006).
-Participated in the 1st Agro-erotic Festival of l’Alcúdia (Valencia), 1997.
-During 1998 and 1999 published, weekly, in the Levante newspaper quiz section. El test de Afanyovsky.
-Collaborated in the book Europe makes fun of the racism, that obtained the International Prize of the Evens Foundation in 1999 (Belgium).
-During 2003 and 2004, collaborated in Radio Escavia (Segorbe – Castelló), with Merxe Ansuátegui.
-From 2005 to 2009, in Ràdio 9: programs De nou, cap de setmana and El Jardí de les Delícies, with Amàlia Garrigós.
-From 2006 to 2015, at the Manklared Cultural Kollektiv, with the painter Manuel Olías.
-From 2007 to 2008, in the Argentine digital magazine Nut.
-Since late 2007, in Theatrical News, directed by Salvador Enríquez.
-Since 2008, in the digital magazine Astralis, whit Sergio Rivillo.
-From 2008 to 2009, in the literary magazine El Coloquio de los Perros.
-From 2009 to 2010, in Tlaxcala (Network of translators for linguistic diversity), with Manuel Talens, among others.
-Since 2014, in the digital magazine Gurb, directed by José Antequera.
-In 2008, collaborated, with the section Professor Afanyovsky, in the program Picnic, of Channel 13 Radio.
-Current secretary of FECO-Spain.
-Drawings exhibited in Paris, Berlin, Gabrovo, Lisbon, Mexico, D.F., Ankara, Fellbach, University of Alicante, and others.
-During the Spanish political transition to democracy, was charged for an exhibition of drawings made in the lobby of the Lys cinema in Valencia (May 1977). “Lord, Lord!”


BEC 2017

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