Mr. Musa Gumus, a well-known cartoonist from Turkey.
Musa Gumus was born in Gaziantep in 1963.
He gratuated from Marmara University School of Business Administration and Management.
He has started his carrier in national cartoon magazines.
He worked as a cartoonist in HIBIR cartoon magazine from 1989 to 1994.He drew picture stories for kids in BANDO magazine. He had illustrations published in Nokta magazine.
He was one of the permanent employees in HBR MAYMUN in the years 1994-1998.
His works were displayed in ‘’NEIGHBOURS’’ Exhibition in Strasbourgh which was supported by EU Parliament.
With a group of his friends he published DINOZOR cartoon magazine of Cumhuriyet and he drew columns and covers cartoons like” Fathers and sons”.
He drew many pictures and cartoons for Sistem Publishing Company.He wrote
script for a Radio program called “Funny News” which took a humorous look at daily and politics news.
After he ended his work for cartoon magazines he started to work on international cartoon works in the year 2000.
He has participated competitions since 2001.He has had 110 awards from many national and international cartoon competitions.
One of his work was raised as a monument in Avenida dos Aliados Square Porto, Portugal in 2008.
He is married and he has a son named Can. He is a member of Turkish Cartoonists Association
Currently he has been working as cartoonist and art teacher at MEF SCHOOLS at Istanbul.
HE’S SOME PRIZES:
. Daejeon Cartoon Contest DICACO 2010( South Korea)GOLD PRIZE.2010
. International Aydın Dogan Cartoon Contest(Turkey)SUCCES AWARD.2010
. National Eskisehir Cartoon Contest.FIRST PRIZE.2009
. International Santomera( Spain) Cartoon Contest SECOND PRIZE.2009
. 48. Knokke Heist ( Belgium)Cartoon Festival GOLDEN HAT.2009
. European Cartoon Contest-2008( Portugal) GRAND PRIZE .2008
. 28.International Nasreddin Hoca Cartoon Contest. HONOUR PRIZE.2008
. 6. Googlm International Cartoon Contest( China ) GOLD PRIZE.2008
. Salao de Humor de Paraguacu Paulista( Brasil) FIRST PRIZE.2007
. European Cartoon Contest-2007( Portugal ) THIRTH PRIZE.2007
. National Manisa Cartoon Contest. FIRST PRIZE.2007
. 1.China Olyimpic Cartoon Contest.( December 2006) FIRST PRIZE.2006
. 8.Porto Cartoon World Festival( Portugal) GRAND PRIZE.2006
. International Mediterranen Cartoon Contest. THIRTH PRIZE.2004
. Cumhuriyet Newspaper Yunus Nadi Prizes. DOUBLE FIRST PRIZE.2004