Alexander Shmidt (Russia)
I was born on the 25th of December in 1971.
I was born in a small Belarusian city of Vitebsk. There I graduated from the
State Pedagogical University. And now I am a teacher of mathematics. This is my
main job. In 2004 I received a Ph.D.in mathematics.
Since 2005 I live and work in Moscow (Russia).
Draw for me a hobby. However, my drawings are published in newspapers
and magazines in Russia and Belarus.
Since 2000 I have been involved in international competitions and
exhibitions. During this time the work was exhibited in the Cartoon Festival of
Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Bulgaria,
Germany, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Luxembourg, India, Korea, and other
Diploma of International Festival of aphorism and caricature – Strumica,
Honorary Diploma in the 1 st P.C. Rath Memorial International Web
Cartoon Contest-2009, Bolangir, India.
Diploma ofthe first degree in the International Cartoon Contest "Smile
tomorrow", 2011, Ozersk, Russia.
First prize in Two Selective Cartoon Contest, 2012, Baja, Hungary.
Prize for a work strongly related to photography awardedby
PHOTOGRAPHIC SYSTEMS Ltd, 22 nd International Biennial of Humor and
Satire in the Art, Gabrovo, Bulgaria, 2015.
Theme Prize in the 5 th Sejong International Cartoon Contest, Seoul, Korea,
First prize 5 th Graphic Humour Competition, Alicante, Spain, 2017.
First prize XVII International Contest “Independence” (International
League), Kiev, Ukraine, 2017.
Mention of “Planet calling SOS!” 1 st International “ENVIRONMENTAL
ISSUES” Cartoon contest’ 2018 Awards, Germany.
Honorable Mention of the 10th Medplan Humor Hall-2018, Brazil.
First prize of the XX Annual Biennial Cartoon Competition 2019, Slovakia.
Honourable Mention of 7th Cartoon Contest Sinaloa, Mexico 2019.
Certificate of appreciation from the Russian Academy of Arts. Moscow,
2019. (Благодарность Российской Академии художеств)
Certificate of appreciation of the 5 th International Competition for
Caricature “Bride’s Veneration 2019”, Macedonia.
Grand Prix 26th International Cartoon Humour Competition, Presov
Second prize (Section: satirical graphics) in the International festival of
satire and humor Golden Apple, Romania, 2020.
6 th PRIZE in the 15th INTERNATIONAL GEORGE VAN RAEMDONCK CARTOON
CONTEST, Belgium, 2020.
«Смешно» («Funny»), 2004.
«Estimate by vision», 2017.
Velikie Luki (Pskov Region), Russia, March-April 2019.
Novorossiysk (Krasnodar Territory), Russia, August-September 2019. Smolensk, Russia, October-November 2019.
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