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.
Birds, 1982, Redhouse. Istanbul,
50 cartoons for 50 poems by Selah Özakın, Renk Gümbürüsü, 2010
Firuz Kutal book1, So far so good, 2019
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
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 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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