ALFREDO MARTIRENA HERNANDEZ.
He was born in October 6, 1965 Santa Clara. In 1984 he began to work in
the humorous weekly publication MELAITO, in 1986 won the great prize of
the competition 25 AÑOSDE HUMOR DE PALANTE. In 1987 he published his
first personal book, FROM EAR TO EAR”, with the editorial Pablo de la Torriente, he has also participated in other 10 colective books, one of his pictures was selected to integrate the book published in Italy FUMETTY A
CUBA” that picked up the work of 20 contemporary Cuban cartoonist.
Since he began to work as a cartoonoist he has collaborated with the following publications:
“Juventud Rebelde” newspaper, “Bohemian magazine”; weekly publication
“Palante”, “Tribune de la Habana”, “Alma mater”, “Habanera”, among others.
Internationall publications: Mexico: “Diariomonitor”, ” CHOCARREROS ” ,
Spain: “El Jueves”,”Monografico.net”, “Batracio Amarillo” y “Periódico Diagonal”; Nicaragua: “Nuevo Diario”, and in it USA: “WITTY WORLD” It has
been sworn in the Biennial one International of San Antonio of the Bathrooms, some of their drawings were selected for the filminutos elaboration
by the ICAIC.
In 1999, he travelled to Switzerland invited by the ONG, ” Sofonias “, to
elaborate a book in comics based on the trajectory of this institution with
the I title: “20 YEARS DE SOFONIAS.”
In 2000 he travelled to Nicaragua, to elaborate a humorous mural in the spa
of San Juan of the South, (in the Colonial hotel ).He inaugurated an Exhibition, that same year in Switzerland I travelled again to that country, this
time invited by the gallery IMPULS, to expose 40 of his drawings.
The foundation of the university of Alcalá de Henares invited him to participate in the delivery of the prize PINCE-NEZES of the year 2001.
In recent survey carried out to the specialized press for the edition of the
book Los 20 del Siglo 20, he was selected among the caricaturists as the
most relevant cartoonist of the Twenty century in Cuba
He published a book with the Spanish editorial “El Batracio”, with the title:
“HUMOR IN VITRO”, and he illustrated other infantile ones, for the editorial
33 of that same country, with the title” HOLA CARACOLA” and “EL PULPO
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