Firuz Kutal Born in Turkey, moved to Norway, Graphic designer and illustrator. Freelancer since 1990

Firuz Kutal Born in Turkey, moved to Norway, got MA degree as Graphic designer and illustrator. Freelancer since 1990. Created political cartoons, his cartoons are published in several Turkish, Norwegian, English, Italian, French and German newspapers.

He has some honorary mentions around the world and In December 2009 he won one of United Nation’s Ranan Lurie POLITICAL CARTOON AWARD for ”Citation for Excellence” for ”Citation for Excellence” for works that “reflect principle and spirit.” Kutal’s work on “Peace Doves” criticises the US American invasion to Iraq aiming to establish democracy despite preceding protests. He had Premier prize in Fax for Peace competition in Venice, Italy. Recently he was HumoDEVA contest 2018 Bronze Prize -ex aequo winner.

He is a regular cartoonist for a news-portal Vart Oslo and newspaper Utrop in Norway and produces cartoons and magazine covers for Turkish media too. Had many joint exhibition around the globe and 3 personal exhibition, one of them was in Cuba, Havana in 2013.

Member of Cartooning for Peace, United Sketches, Cartoon Movement, Member of FECO-Norway.  and a member of PEN Norway, Current residence in Norway. Married and have a daughter.

Books:

Birds, 1982, Redhouse. Istanbul,

50 cartoons for 50 poems by Selah Özakın, Renk Gümbürüsü, 2010

Firuz Kutal book1, So far so good, 2019

Exhibitions

A Line from Tune of Love , Turkey 1984

Just at this Moment” in Graz, Austria 1984

You and the others”, in Oslo, Norway 1985

”Climate Differences” 2003 in Oslo, Norway.

Joint exhibition in Madrid  by  ‘La Consejería de Empleo y Mujer de la Comunidad de Madrid. 2007

Seminar about freedom of expression and saire, Arbetets Museum, Norrköping, Sweden

Breath and a voice, online exhibition with 50 cartoons, 2009

Joint. Exhibition Freedom if expression, Norway. 2010

Joint exhibition Children rights , Gaziantep,Turkey. 2011

2 solo exhibitions and.A joint exhibition  In Berlin, 2011

Solo exhibition, galeria Pancho Vazquez, Havana, Cuba, 2013

Joint exhibition LES ENFANTS MIGRANTS, Belgium, 2015

Joint. Exhibition Je suis Charlie, Norway 2018

Joint exhibition,Liver health awareness, 2019, India

Joint exhibition, 6th. Cartoon Gathering, Cairo, Egypt, 2019

Joint exhibition Books, Nice,France, 2019

I can’t breath, 2020,Lorestan province

Joint exhibition Our Labor, Emegimizah, Kartal, Istanbul,Turkey 2020

Joint exhibition, dis Sagra Famiglia, Bologna, Italy

AWARDS

first prize in video section of FAX for Paace,  in Italy , 2011

honorary mentions in Tebriz

Best Humor artist award 2017,  China

he won one of United Nation’s RANAN LURIE POLITICAL CARTOON AWARD for ”Citation for Excellence’ in 2009 ‘ for work that “reflect principle and spirit”. Kutal’s work on “Peace Doves” criticises the US American invasion to Iraq aiming to establish democracy despite preceding protests.

Bronze Prize -ex aequo winner, HumoDEVA contest 2018

JURY WORKS

Jury member of 6th. International Cartoon Competition, Spying, Berlin 2015

Jury. member of International contest “A colourful human World” norway 2018

Jury. Member of International live contest, Northern Cyprus , 2018

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