Julian PENA-PAI

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11/27/2009
11/27/2009

Here are some drawings that I had exhibited in the collective exhibition in New York. You will see in the bottom 2 drawings that also won prizes in the Aydin Dogan competition.

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11/27/2009

Julian PENA-PAI Romanian cartoonist

Born in April 14, 1948 in Giurgiu, lives and works in Ploiesti. The School of Fine Arts and Technical College of Architecture.

He started drawing in 1973 in URZICA-Humour Magazine.

He published over 4000 cartoons in magazines and newspapers in Romania and other countries. He illustrated 7 humour books. Since 1991 he is a free lancer and worked for : OPINIA PUBLICA, ZIARUL FINANCIAR, SOCUL COTIDIAN, CUGET LIBER, JURNALUL DE PRAHOVA, GAZETA PRAHOVEI, PRAHOVA, MONITORUL and VIATA PRAHOVEI daily newspapers, PLAI CU BOI Magazine and REBUS BIS Magazine.

Since 2007 until 2010 he is cartoonist-editorialist at TELEGRAFUL DE PRAHOVA daily newspaper.

Cartoonist of the Year 2002 in Romania.

Since 1993 at ECHINOX publishing house, art director.

Personal exhibitions: Ploiesti 1980, 1986, 1988, 1993, Giurgiu 1983, 1991, Bucharest 1984, 2006,Braila 2008, Fredrikstad 1990(Norway), Tolentino 2001(Italy), and Tehran 2004 (Iran).

Since 1979 he participated to some international exhibitions in Bulgaria, Italy, Turkey, Canada, Yugoslavia, Croatia, Macedonia, Belgium, Holland, Japan, France, Cuba, Poland, Germany, Brasil, Mexic, Spain, Norway, Indonesia,U.K., Russia, Ukraina, Korea, Iran, Israel, Taiwan, Australia, Argentina, Colombia, Slovakia, Albania, Slovenia, Portugal, Egypt, Cehia, Greece, USA, U.A. Emirates, China, Austria, Sweden, Syria,Cyprus, India and Romania (over 400 participations at international exhibitions).

AWARDS:

  • 98 international prizes
  • 24 national prizes

He was a member in over 40 international juries, amongst Anglet 1986 (France), Istanbul N.Hodja 1997 (Turkey), Beijing 2004 (China), Tabriz 2004 (Iran), Sofia 2007 (Bulgaria), Aydin Dogan 2007 (Turkey), AzCartoon 2007 (Azerbaijan), Don Quichotte 2008 (Germany), CITY Complexities 2008 (Iran), SyriaCartoon 2008 (Syria), Azercartoon 2009 (Azerbaijan), BOLANGIR 2009 (India), ZIKISON 2009 (Serbia) and DON QUICHOTTE 2009 (Germany).

Documentation trips in : France and Italy (1986), Turkey and Greece (1988), Belgium (1989), Ukraine and Norway (1990), Japan (1991), Germany (1990,1992), Italy 1999, Turkey (1989, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2003 ,2006, 2007), Italy (1999), Austria (2002), Serbia (2004), China 2004, Iran 2004 , Macedonia 2004, Bulgaria 2007, Cyprus 2008 and Greece 2008.

International AWARDS:

1. 1983 HONORABLE MENTION – TOKYO, Japan

2. 1983 SPECIAL PRIZE “lingotto argento” – ANCONA, Italy

3. 1984 SPECIAL PRIZE – BORDIGHERA, Italy

4. 1985 GRAND PRIX – ANGLET, France

5. 1986 SPECIAL PRIZE – DUISBURG, Germany

6. 1986 HONORABLE MENTION – TOKYO, Japan

7. 1988 SPECIAL PRIZE “A.Erbulak” – ISTANBUL, Turkey

8. 1988 SPECIAL PRIZE – VERCELLI, Italy

9. 1989 SPECIAL PRIZE OF THE JURY – TOKYO, Japan

10. 1989 MENTION – ZAPOROZHE, Ukraine

11. 1989 FIRST PRIZE – KRUISHOUTEM, Belgium

12. 1989 HONOUR PRIZE (N.Hodja) – ISTANBUL, Turkey

13. 1989 SPECIAL PRIZE – DUISBURG, Germany

14. 1989 THIRD PRIZE – ISTANBUL, Turkey

15. 1990 SPECIAL PRIZE – FREDRIKSTAD, Norway

16. 1990 HONORABLE MENTION – ISTANBUL, Turkey

17. 1991 GRAND PRIX – TOKYO, Japan

18. 1991 HONORABLE MENTION – SEOUL, Korea

19. 1992 HONORABLE MENTION – OKHOTSK, Japan

20. 1993 SPECIAL PRIZE – ESSEN, Germany

21. 1994 SPECIAL PRIZE (N.Hodja) – ISTANBUL, Turkey

22. 1994 SPECIAL PRIZE – MAROSTICA, Italy

23. 1995 HONORABLE MENTION -SEOUL, Korea

24. 1997 GRAND PRIX – TEHRAN, Iran

25. 1997 HONORABLE MENTION – TAEJON, Korea

26. 1998 HONOUR PRIZE (N.Hodja) – ISTANBUL, Turkey

27. 1998 HONORABLE MENTION – TAEJON, Korea

28. 1999 SPECIAL PRIZE – TAIPEI, Taiwan

29. 1999 FIRST PRIZE – TOLENTINO, Italy

30. 1999 HONOUR PRIZE (N.Hodja) – ISTANBUL, Turkey

31. 1999 HONORABLE MENTION – TAEJON, Korea

32. 1999 MENTION – ENVIGADO, Colombia

33. 1999 SPECIAL PRIZE – CALARASI, Romania

34. 2000 MENTION – CORDOBA, Argentina

35. 2000 FIRST PRIZE – CALARASI, Romania

36. 2000 PRIZE OF IMPORTANCE – TAIPEI, Taiwan

37. 2000 SPECIAL PRIZE – VARAZDIN, Croatia

38. 2001 SPECIAL PRIZE – ZAGREB, Croatia

39. 2001 EXCELLENT PRIZE – TOKYO, Japan

40. 2001 AWARD OF SUCCESS – ISTANBUL, Turkey

41. 2001 PRIZE OF IMPORTANCE – Taipei, Taiwan

42. 2002 FIRST PRIZE – SOFIA, Bulgaria

43. 2002 HONOUR PRIZE – ISTANBUL (N.Hodja), Turkey

44. 2002 FIRST PRIZE – BELGRAD, Yugoslavia

45. 2002 MASTER PRIZE – TAIPEI (World Peace), Taiwan

46. 2002 FIRST PRIZE – TAIPEI (Courage), Taiwan

47. 2002 WINNER PRIZE – ESSEN , Germany

48. 2002 SECOND PRIZE – TULCEA, Romania

49. 2002 EXCELLENCE PRIZE – NANJING, China

50. 2002 FECO SPECIAL PRIZE – CALARASI, Romania

51. 2002 BRONZE PRIZE – TAIXING (fcw), China

52. 2002 HONORABLE MENTION – SEOUL (Difeca), Korea

53. 2002 HONORABLE MENTION – DAEJEON, Korea

54. 2003 FIRST PRIZE – MALMOE, Sweden

55. 2003 SPECIAL PRIZE – TULCEA, Romania

56. 2003 BRONZE PRIZE – JIAXING, China

57. 2003 EXCELLENT PRIZE – TAIPEI, Taiwan

58. 2003 HONOUR PRIZE – NANJING, China

59. 2004 BRONZE PRIZE – JIAXING, China

60. 2004 HONORABLE MENTION – CALARASI, Romania

61. 2004 SECOND PRIZE – ZEMUN, Serbia

62. 2004 HONORABLE MENTION – DAEJEON, Korea

63. 2004 EXCELLENT PRIZE – SHANGHAI, China

64. 2004 PRIZE OF HUMOR CENTER – SAITAMA, Japan

65. 2004 GRAND PRIZE – SKOPJE, Macedonia

66. 2004 SPECIAL PRIZE – HYDERABAD, India

67. 2004 SUCCESS AWARD – TAIXING (fcw), China

68. 2005 SECOND PRIZE – HYDERABAD, India

69. 2005 MENTION – TOKYO, Japan

70. 2005 SECOND PRIZE – TAIPEI, Taiwan

71. 2005 SPECIAL PRIZE (N.Hodja) – ISTANBUL, Turkey

72. 2005 HONORABLE MENTION – DAEJEON, Korea

73. 2005 SUCCESS AWARD – TAIXING (fcw), China

74. 2006 MENTION – TOKYO, Japan

75. 2006 AWARD OF SUCCESS – ISTANBUL, Turkey

76. 2006 BRONZE PRIZE – TAIXING (fcw), China

77. 2006 SPECIAL PRIZE – TEHRAN, Iran

78. 2006 SPECIAL PRIZE – DAMASCUS, Syria

79. 2006 MUNICIPALITY PRIZE – CALARASI, Romania

80. 2006 MENTION – VASLUI, Romania

81. 2007 SECOND PRIZE – DAMASCUS, Syria

82. 2007 MENTION Don Quichotte – STUTTGART, Germany

83. 2007 SPECIAL PRIZE – GABROVO, Bulgaria

84. 2007 FIRST PRIZE – BRAILA, Romania

85. 2007 HONORABLE MENTION – DAEJEON, Korea

86. 2008 SILVER PULYA PRIZE – AYSERGI, Cyprus

87. 2009 SECOND PRIZE – ODESSA, Ukraine

88. 2009 BEST CARTOON PRIZE – DICACO, Korea

89. 2010 FIRST PRIZE – YALTA, Ukraine

90. 2010 BEST CARTOON PRIZE – DICACO, Korea

91. 2012 FIRST PRIZE – BANGALORE, India

92. 2013 HONORABLE MENTION – PORTO, Portugal

93. 2013 GRAND PRIZE – BRAILA, Romania

94. 2013 SPECIAL PRIZE (N.Hodja) – ISTANBUL, Turkey

95. 2014 Honorable Mention – PRODUCTOON, Iran

96. 2015 THIRD PRIZE – TEHRAN, Iran

97. 2015 SPECIAL PRIZE (N.Hodja) – ISTANBUL, Turkey

98. 2015 BEST CARTOON PRIZE – DICACO, Korea


National AWARDS:
1. 1981  SPECIAL PRIZE – PLOIESTI
2. 1982  THIRD PRIZE – GALATI
3. 1983  THIRD PRIZE – TG. MURES
4. 1983  GRAND PRIZE – COSTINESTI
5. 1983  “AZI” AWARD – SCANTEIA TIN
6. 1983  URZICA PRIZE – FOCSANI
7. 1984  THIRD PRIZE – BISTRITA
8. 1984  SPECIAL PRIZE – BRAILA
9. 1984  JURY PRIZE – GALATI
10. 1984  THIRD PRIZE – FOCSANI
11. 1985  SPECIAL PRIZE – BRAILA
12. 1985  “MUNCA” AWARD – FOCSANI
13. 1985  JURY PRIZE – GALATI
14. 1997  THIRD PRIZE – FOCSANI
15. 2000  EXCELLENCE AWARD – BRAILA
16. 2000  SPECIAL PRIZE – BISTRITA
17. 2001  THIRD PRIZE – CONNEX
18. 2002  THIRD PRIZE – GALATI
19. 2004  EXCELLENCE AWARD – GALATI
20. 2006  SPECIAL PRIZE – TG. JIU
21. 2006  THIRD PRIZE – BRAILA
22. 2007  EXCELLENCE AWARD – GALATI
23. 2008  SPECIAL PRIZE – GALATI
24. 2013  EXCELLENCE IN CULTURE-URZICENI

11/26/2009
cartoon anthology by penapai

cartoon anthology by penapai

You can visit my cartoon anthology here: http://bestcartoons.smugmug.com/Car

11/26/2009
From left to right: Kazanevski, Mordillo, Penapai and Gathara (Beijing 2004)

From left to right: Kazanevski, Mordillo, Penapai and Gathara (Beijing 2004)

Tokyo 1991 - Grand Prix Yomiuri Shimbun / Pena-Pai

Tokyo 1991 - Grand Prix Yomiuri Shimbun / Pena-Pai

11/05/2009

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