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Borislav Stankovic - Serbia
Born in 1949 in Bor, Serbia, Stabor has been a professional cartoonist for 41 years and is considered as one of the most important Serbian cartoonist today.
He currently works as a freelance political cartoonist for several prominent European magazines and newspapers such as ,,NEBELSPALTER”, ,,EULENSPIEGEL”, and for several Serbian daily magazines and newspapers.
In 1996 Stabor was invited to ,,SEIKA” university (Kyoto, Japan) to be one of the foreign lecturers at cartooning department.
The same university proclaimed Stabor as one of the best cartoonist in the world in 1996. The Turkish association of cartoonists chose Stabor for the Ambassador of Cartoons in 1997, and today Stabor is a member of CWS (Cartoonist & Writers Syndicate, NY, USA).
During his long professional career in the field of cartooning, Stabor has won more than 150 important world prizes.
The most important prizes:
GOLDEN PENCIL, Legnica, Poland, 1986
GRAND-PRIX, Montreal, Canada, 1986
GOLDEN MEDAL, Semarang, Indonesia, 1986
GOLDEN MEDAL,,The YOMIURY SHIMBUN”, Tokyo, Japan, 1987
YASUO YOSHITOMI PRIZE, Kyoto, Japan, 1991
SILVER MEDAL, Seoul, South Korea, 1991
GOLDEN MEDAL,,The YOMIURI SHIMBUN”, Tokyo, Japan, 1994
GRAND-PRIX, Daeyon Expo, Seoul, South Korea, 1995
ASAHI SHIMBUN PRIZE, Kyoto, Japan, 1996
GOLDEN MEDAL, Seoul, South Korea, 1996
GOLDEN MEDAL ,,The YOMIURI SHIMBUN”, Tokyo, Japan, 1997
GRAND-PRIX,,The NEW STATESMAN” London, UK, 1998
SILVER TULIP, Eindhoven, Holland, 1998
GRAND-PRIX, Zemun, Yugoslavia (Serbia), 1998
GRAND-PRIX, Taipei, Taiwan, P.R.China, 2002
SILVER MEDAL, Porto, Portugal, 2004
SILVER MEDAL, Beijing, P.R.China, 2006
GOLDEN MEDAL, Legnica, Poland, 2007
Stabor had six personal exhibitions so far:
Canadian embassy, Belgrade, 1985
Montreal ,,GUY FEVRAU CENTER”, 1986
,,STARA KAPETANIJA”, Zemun, Serbia, 1998
MEDIA CENTER, Belgrade, 2000
Gallery ,,SZTUKI”, Legnica, Poland, 2003
Gallery ,,FORMA”, Novi Sad, Serbia, 2003
Stabor was a member of the international board of juries several times so far:
Knokke-Haist (Belgium), 1987
Istanbul 1988 and 2001
Legnica, Poland, 2002
Bursa (Turkey), 2004
Skopje, FRO Macedonia, 2005
Ankara, Turkey, 2014
Deva (Romania), 2015