Cartoonist Mr.Doru Axinte From Romania

Doru Axinte was born on 04 December 1962 in Falticeni –Romania. Graduated at the Faculty of Law of the Police Academy-Bucharest , now in retirement . Currently, he is working as a freelancer artist concentrated mainly to cartoons and satirical graphic humor .

Started his artistic career as in 1990-debut with cartoons in the military press and then publishing in the Romanian newspapers and humor rewiews, book illustrations and other artistic projects. He was a member of international and national cartoon competitions.

In 2016 he was nominated as a cartoonist of the year (ToonsMAG- Norway) and in 2018 a Cartoonist of the year Award (1 Prize) Turkey (UWC Cartoon Contest).

It is part of the governance of the Union of World Cartoonists (UWC)-Turkey, alongwith prestigious international cartoonists.

His artworks is presented at individual and collective national and international exhibitions and at a number of international cartoon competitions. His cartoons were awarded with prestigious prizes , we can mention at least some of them :


2010 Croatia-Zagreb-Grand Prize 4th International Exhibition CarCaricature

2010  Braila/Romania:Grand Prize

2015 Argentina (Diogenes Taborda)


2009: Gold Prize:China Googlm International Cartoon Contest

2009 Gold medal:15th Antiwar Cartoon Salon Kragujevac-Serbia

2018 Romania -Deva


2013-Macedonia – Strumica

2014-Armenia –Sunny Dragon


2009 Bronze medal:Israel-MY COMIC DENTIST

2014 Romania -Deva

2014 Sirya (Theatre cartoon Theme)

2015 Macedonia-Strumica

2016 China (The 11th International Environmental Cartoon Contest)


2009  I Prize: “Together for Security and Peace” Bulgaria

2011  Belgium: I Prize- International Press Cartoon and Humor contest Virton

2011  Bulgaria (Ruse): I Prize-(Volunteering)

2013 Argentina (Diogenes Taborda)

2013-Italia-Gallarate (Evil Theme)

2013 Macedonia –Osten (Wine theme)

2014 Croatia- Zagreb cartoon (Inventions and Inventors)

2014 Slovakia (Money theme)

2015 Argentina (Diogenes Taborda)

2015 Belgium (Global mobility)

2017 Iran (The 1st Global Cartoon Festival on Safe Community)

2018 Luxemburg (Vianden)

2018 Turkey  (Kocaeli)

2018 Turkey  (UWC Cartoon Contest)- Cartoonist of the year Award.

2020 Romania-Golden Apple (Bistrița)


2011 Romania: Second prize(International Salt & Pepper Satirical Art Salon)

2011 Iran (Tabriz) : Second prize (First International City and citizen cartoon contest)

2012 Hungary (Axial Cartoon Contest) :2 Prize

2012 Argentina (Diogenes Taborda): 2 Prize

2013 Iran

2015 Turkey-International Cartoon Contest of Nilufer Municipality /Bursa /

2015 Romania –Braila (Culture theme)

2018 Poland (Legnica)/ ,,Empathy ,,

2020 Romania (Vaslui)- „Salonul International de Caricatură și Grafică Satirică”


2012 Slovakia (Brain Sneezing): 3 Prize

2013 Iran-Fadjr cartoon

2014 Serbia  -Golden Helmet (Fotball)

2016 Bulgaria (Smile Art Fest)

2017 Cyprus- Kyrenia (International Olive Cartoon Contest)

2018 Slovakia (Brain Sneezing)- ,,Salto Mortale”


  1. PRIZE :

2009  IV Prizes:8th International Biennale Cartoon Pisek-

Excelence PRIZE :

2011-China-  (Noah Theme)

2013-China (Recycling Theme)

2015 China (UCCEP)

2016 China (6th “RED MAN” INTERNATIONAL HUMOUR ART BIENNIAL Theme:Artificial Intelligence )

2017 Romania (Urziceni)

2018 Romania (Călăraşi)

2019 Romania (Urziceni)

Special PRIZE :

2009 Special prize: Euro-Fruitcartoonale-Belgium

2009  Special prize:China International Cartoon Competition ,,Magic,,

2011  Croatia(Solin)- Special prize

2011 Romania –Braila- Special prize (,,Doctors and patients,,)

2012  Croatia(Solin)- Special prize

2012  China (Gold panda) : Special prize

2013 Macedonia –Delcevo (Theme-“Attention,Plum”)

2015-Belgium –Kruishoutem –Eurocartoenale (EU Prize)

2015 Catalunya Barcelona (Labour theme)

2015 Ukraine (Pessimistic & Optimistic)

2016 Croatia (MIKS)-Theme: Rock & Roll

2018 Turkey – Nasrredin Hodja

2020Egipt- The 2nd International Cairocature Cartoon Contest

Special jury PRIZE :

2009   Italia- Special Jury Prize:Humour a Gallarate ,,Stars,,

2010   Belgium-Special prize: Euro-Fruitcartoonale

2011  Croatia(Solin)- Special prize

2015 Turkey –Amasya (Strabon Theme)

Special MENTION :

2010 Germany:Award-Cartoon Competition,,Plagiarism,

2012 Croatia(Zagreb-Tourism)- Special mention

2017 Croatia (MIKS)-Theme: Ancient Astronauts


Honorable MENTION Award:

2009 Honourable Mention:Kavarna-Bulgaria

2010 Italia: Honourable Mention Studio d’Arte Andromeda

2011 Iran: Honorable Mention(Productivity Cartoon)

2011 Romania: Honorable Mention (Green planet cartoon)

2011 Israel(Haifa)- Honorable Mention

2012 Poland (Karpik): Honorable Mention

2014 Macedonia-Kriva Palanka (Mother in law)

2018 Syria (Music)

2018 Slovakia (PIVO)

2019 Norway –ToonsMag-@

2020 Turkey- “The 3nd Yilmaz Guney International Cartoon Contest”


2012 Iran (Oil Cartoon) : Mention

2012 Poland (Jaka Bede): Mention

2011 Italia- (Water cartoon)

2014 Argentina (Diogenes Taborda)

2017 Romania –S&P Magazine Prize (3rd International Salt & Pepper Satirical Art Salon 2017)

2020 Slovakia-26th International Cartoon Competition Golden Keg

Ex aecquo PRIZE :

2010: Italia:Prize “Humoris Causa”ex aequo-12th International Graphic Itinerant Humour Festival

Special Diploma & Diploma :

2011 Bosnia Herzegovina: Special diploma (Nosorog)

2009 Bulgaria-Diploma (,,Climate exchange,,)

2013 Israel(Haifa)-UNESCO Diploma

2013 Turkey (Top 10 cartoons, Teapot Theme)

2013 Hungary-Baja (Green cartoon)

2014 Croatia –Solin (Archeology theme)

2015 Ukraine (Totalitarianism Theme)

2018 Slovakia (Hlohovec)

Best (Theme) cartoon PRIZE :

2012 Korea (SICACO)

2013 Korea (SICACO)

2016 Korea (SICACO)

2017 Korea (SICACO)-Theme Prize

2018 Korea (SICACO)-Theme Prize

2019 Korea (SICACO)-Theme Prize

Master of caricature :

2013 Bulgaria-Plovdiv

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