Mr. Costel Patrascan, a well-known cartoonist from Romania.
He was Born in May 21, 1966 in Galati Romania. Cartoon publisher for "Adevarul" (1994- 1998). Cartoon publisher for "Evenimentul zilet" (1998—2000). Cartoon pubIisher for "Plai cu Boi” magazine (from 2000). Editor in chief for "Teapa" humour and cross words magaziBe. Cartoon publisher for "Aspirna Saracului" (from 2003). Cartoon publisher for "Saptamana Financiara" (from 2005). Cartoon pubIisher for "24 de ore" (frOm 2005).
56 national prizes (1993- 2004): 1994 exceIlence prix of Yomiuri, Tokyo - Japan.1996 Grand Prix of Cvorak - Croatia.1998 1st Prize of Hummour. Bucuresti - Romania.1999 Winning Prize, Taipei - Taiwan.1999 Special prize, Skopje - Macedonia. 1999 Special prize, Rhone- PouIenic - France. 2000 Special prize, Lemgo - Germany. 2001 Special prize, Ploiesti - Romania.
2001 Prize of lmpo Rance, Taipei - Taiwan. 2002 Special prize, Slavonsky Brod - Croatia. 2002 Special prize, Nanjing - china.
2003 Special prize, Teheran - Iran. 2003 2nd prize, Ottawa - Canada. 2003 Special prize, Googlm - China. 2003 2nd prize, famagusta - Cipru. 2004 Special prize, Shanghay - China. 2004 Selected prize, Seouf - Korea. 2004 1st prize, Calarasi - Romania. 2005 Gold prize, Googlm - china. 2005 Special prize, Targu Mures - Romania. 2005 Special Prize Ploiesti - Romania.
2006 Special Mention, Zagreb - Croatia.
Several participation at international saloon in Belgium, France, Croatia, Turkey, Poland, Japan, Italy, Israel, Germany, Indonesia, Iran, Yugoslavia, Spain, Macedonia, Brasil, Chisinau- Moldavia,
China, Canada, Rusia, Columbia, Syria, Korea, Cipru, Slovakia, Poland etc. 22 own national exhibitions: Braila, Craiova, Voineasa, Ploiesti, Costinesti, Resita, Bucuresti, Buzau, Vaslui, Jibou.