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Erdogan Basol


Media: 6
Location: , Turkey
Member Since: April 26, 2017

He was bom in Istanbul in 1936.He first cartoons appeared in local magazines namely Karakedi [Blackcat] and Hafta [Week] in 1952.Since then his cartoons have been published in local and foreign prees.
He took part with his four friends in forming the group called United Cartoonist in 1975.
He also participated in two private exhibitions with the group in 1975 and 1978.
One of his cartoons were selected for exhition permamently by the cartoon museums in Italy [Tolentino] Poland [Warsaw] and Bulgaria [Gabrovo] and also opened private exhibitions in Poland,Croatia,Bulgaria and Turkey.
He vas various prizes in differend categories in the following International cartoon contest.
-Marostica-Tolentino-Vercelli and Fano [ITALY]
-Teajon [KOREA] -Harbour[AUSTRALIA]
-Gabrovo[BULGARIA] -Taipei[TAIWAN]
-Haifa[ISRAEL] -Piracicaba [BRASIL ]
-Sokobanja [YUGOSLAVIA] -Porto Alegre [ BRASIL ] -Chaine[CfflNESE] -Tehran [ IRAN ]
-Carlsbad[U.S.A.] -Seoul [ KOREA ]
-Hyderabad [ INDIA ] -Sofia [ BULGARIA ]
-Shanghai[CHINESE] -Syria [ SYRIA ]
-Paragua(?u[ PARAGUA^U ]-Foligno[ iTALY ]
He got two cartoon albums named [Karmakan§ik] and [Kelamsiz] collection of his cartoons they were published in 1984 and 2001.He was honoured with a prize by the Association of prees Information headed by the prime Ministry of Turkey for his endless contributions to the development of the art of cartoon in Turkey over the last 30 years.Until recently his cartoons on political issues were published in daily newspapers namely Ak§am-Gune§-Cumhuriyet-Barometre and Global.
He was also elected as a jury member for the Contest of Nasrettin Hodja held in 1975, 1997 and 1999.He was elected as the chairman to the Association of Turkish cartoonists for one year in 1995.His studies as a free cartoonist have been in continuous progress so far.
He was married and two children.
ERDOGAN BA§OL Rizapa§a Yoku§u 99 34116 ISTANBUL-TURKiYE Tel 00 90 2125229443 00 90 2163598838 00 90 5322129310 Fax 00 90 2163608904 e-mail erbasol@e-kolay.net Web site- www.erdoganbasol.com