Musa Gumus was born in Gaziantep City in 1963.
His first cartoon was published in GIRGIR Cartoon Magazine in 1980.
After working in cartoon magazines between 1984 and 1999,he moved on the universal cartoon activities,and took part in competitions.
To date,he has won 233 awards since 2001.
He worked as a cartoons teacher in MEF Schools in Istanbul for 18 years.
His Works have been entered in contests,exhibitions and catalogues and have been accepted to museums in 24 countries.
He has also served as a jury member in international competitions.
In 2008,one of his cartoons was converted into a monument and placed in Plaza de la Libertad in Porto,Portugal.
He has opened 7 personal exhibitions.
He is married and he has a young son named Can. He is a member of Turkish Cartoonists Association
MUSA GUMUS’S SOME AWARDS:
.Studio Art Andromeda Cartoon Contest Trento(ITALY) SECOND PRIZE.2016
.19th Dutch Cartoon Festival(NEDERLAND) SPECIAL MENTION PRIZE.2016
.Global Issues UN-70 Cartoon Contest(RUSSIA) FIRST PRIZE.2015
.35.Nasreddin Hoca Cartoon Contest(TURKEY))TURHAN SELCUK SPECIAL PRIZE.2015
.5th Redman Art International Biennial(CHINA) GOLDEN PRIZE.2015
.20.Zagreb Interntional Cartoon Contest( CROATIA) SECOND PRIZE.2015
.KARPIK International Cartoon Contest ( POLAND)SPECIAL PRIZE.2014
.10.Fair Play Cartoon Contest(TURKEY) FIRST PRIZE.2014
.27.Tolentino Humor Art Biennial(ITALY) “CITY OF TOLENTINO-BIENNIAL WINNER 2013”
.7.Car Cartoon Exhibition Zagreb( CROATIA) FIRST PRIZE.2013
.Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards(USA) CITATION FOR EXCELLENCE.2012
.Denizli Belediyesi-İssimo Home Karikatür Yarışması BİRİNCİLİK ÖDÜLÜ.2012
.18th Humour a Gallarate Cartoon Exhibition-ITALY Graphic/ Cartoon Section FIRST PRIZE.2012
.XXI.International Exhibition of TRENTO( ITALY ) MENTION PRIZE.2012
.6.Car Caricature Exhibition-Zagreb( CROATIA) GRAND PRIX.2012
.29.Aydın DOĞAN International Cartoon Contest MERIT AWARD.2012
.11th Tabriz International Cartoon Contest”Economy”(IRAN) SECOND PRIZE.2011
.2.Alexandar Klas Cartoon Competition ( SERBIA )SECOND PRIZE.2010
.1.Sofia International WHAT CITY Cartoon Contest(BULGARIA) SECOND PRIZE.2010
.19.DICACO Daejeon International Cartoon Contest( KOREA) GOLD PRIZE.2010
.48. Knokke Heist Cartoon Festival ( BELGIUM) GRAND PRIZE- GOLDEN HAT.2008
.European Cartoon Contest 2008( PORTUGAL) FIRST PRIZE.2008
.Salao de Humor de Paraguacu Paulista(BRASIL) FIRST PRIZE.2007
.The European Cartoon Contest ( PORTUGAL )THIRTH PRIZE.2007
.8.PortoCartoon World Festival (PORTUGAL) GRAND PRIZE.2006
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