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Gallery Of Drawing & Caricatures By Ricardo Martinez - Chile
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Ricardo Martinez - Chile 
Ricardo Martinez Ortega, born: 1956 Santiago, Chile of Spanish immigrant Parents.
He moved to Spain (Madrid) with his family in May 1969.
Ricardo began his professional career towards the end of the seventies.
Ricardo’s drawings are the Lausanne Olympic Museum, The National Library of Madrid, the Museo de Dibujo del Castillo de Larres, and the Bill Clinton Library. Ricardo has won many awards, 8 gold and a "Judge's Special Recognition" from the Society of Newspaper Design, for his illustrations on the Sunday Op/Ed pages that he did for The Miami Herald and El Mundo.
He also received the International Press Award given to him by Kofi Annan, the prestigious Madrid Premio Tono awarded to him by the Mayor of Madrid, The Haxtur Award in Gijon, Spain Comic Festival, the “Gat Perich” given by the editors of newspapers in Barcelona.
His works have appeared in the Annual collections of The Society of Illustrators in New York, and in several collected works. ("Goomer" and political cartoons) His comic strip “Goomer” was syndicated in the U.S. by Creator’s Syndicate in 1991 and enjoyed a stint in papers worldwide.
Goomer was made into a film in Spain in 1998 and was awarded the prestigious “Goya” for Best Animated Feature Length film that year. There are eight published collected works of “Goomer”.


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