Horia CRIŞAN & Bogdan PETRY
Horia CRIŞAN Born in 1960 in Hunedoara. He started drawing and publishing cartoons in 1979. Qualified as engineer, he is now as gener...
Horia CRIŞANBorn in 1960 in Hunedoara. He started drawing and publishing cartoons in 1979.
Qualified as engineer, he is now as general manager of CRISAN Publishing House. More than 400 collective international exhibitions in 47 countries. He won 102 prizes in 27 countries. Some are:
First Prize– Pescara 1982, Timişoara 1982, 1985, Brăila 1983, Vaslui 1988, Ayr 1999, Buenos Aires 2010; Urziceni
2013; Vercelli 2014; Second Prize– Bistriţa 1984, 1998, Vercelli 1984, Anglet 1985, Focşani 1985, SintTruiden
1991, Constanţa 1997, Daejon 1998; Osor 2013; Third Prize– Costineşti 1984, Daejon 1997, Buenos Aires 2001.
Founder of Caricatura Magazine & HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest. Owner of www.BestCARTOONS.net. The first Romanian cartoonist who started drawing on computer. Eight personal books published and more 300 children’s books translated, adapted and published.
Bogdan PETRY1975 1977 Art School; 1979 1983 School of Fine Arts Nicholas Tonitza; 1990 1996 Academy of Fine Arts
(Graphics Section) ; 1990 1992 Animafilm Romania (animation, storyboard, typing).
Prizes: 1991 1st Prize (Opera Prima) ACIN the festival for short films animation; 1992 2nd prize in the Youth Film
Festival Costinesti; 1994 1st prize at Bucharest festival Humor Press; 1st Prize Urziceni 2013, Romania; 2nd Prize
Osor 2013, Croatia; 1st Prize Vercelli 2014, Italy; Special Prize Nasreddin Hodja 2015, Turkey.
2000 2001 American newspaper cartoonist of Oregon, The Oregonian; 19961999 illustrate the Universe Encyclopedic Publishing; 2002 present, magazine illustrator Catavencii (Academy Catavencu) ; 2007 2010 Illustrated magazine MAXIM; 2012 present, Evenimentul cartoonist to Bucharest Day.
Personal and group exhibitions at home and abroad.