Wei Zhang

China

23.09.1960

Cartoonist

Born in Zhongshan City in Guangdong Province, People’s Republic of China on September 23rd in 1960, he is one of the councils of the Chinese New Caricature Reasearch Asssociation, the chairman of Hunan Caricaturists Association and the stationmaster of HCA’s reporter station. He was one of the judges of “Nationwide Caricature Contest” held by the most authoritative television station in China – Chinese Central Television Station and one of the judges of the international caricature contest – The First “The Ten Greatest Exquisite Works of Chinese Caricaturists” and one of the judges of the first “The Ten Best Caricaturists in Hunan Province” etc. In 1995, his work won the first prize in “Nationwide Athletics Caricature Contest” held by the biggest newspaper in China – “People’s Daily”. He’s also won more than 100 prizes in all kinds of national caricature competitions and published more than 5000 works, which were chosen into many Chinese tiptop specification art and caricature exhibitions these years. Since then he started taking an active part in foreign international caricature competitions in 1996.


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