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Constantin Ciosu - Romania
Date of birth: 29.09.1938.
Studies: The fine art Institute Cluj Napoca 1964.
Professions: Cartoonist, Illustrator, Art Teacher.
Member of United Artists of Romania.
Cartoon debut: 1954.
Publishing activity, since 1952: Nettle, Flame, Store, Athenaeum, Chronicle, Contemporary, Astra, Tomis, Star, Education Tribune, Beam, Chair, Parrot, Teapa, Osten (Macedonia), Acrep (Cyprus), Jez (Serbia), Palante (Cuba), Pardon (England), Eulenspiegel, Berliner Kurier (Germany), Magazine (Iran), Euro Games & GAG (France).
Cartoon books: "101 Fables" 1974, "Black and white" (1975), Best of Constantin CIOSU (2008), "Liliput" collection books printed by United Artists of Romania: 24 titles (1985-1989).
Personal exhibitions: Bacau (1966-1999), Skopje (Macedonia) 1973, Iasi (1974), Galati (2003), Urziceni (2008), Braila (2009), Craiova (2010, 2013), Saint Just Le Martel (France) 2011.
Participations in united exhibitions of cartoons: Bacau, Iasi, Suceava, Petrosani, Targu Mures, Braila, Galati, Focsani, Vaslui, Tulcea, Timisoara, Bucharest, Gura Humorului, Urziceni, Constanta.
Participations in international cartoon exhibitions: Gabrovo, (Bulgaria), Ljubljana (Slovenia), Ancona, Tolentino, Bordighera, Pescara, Asti, Vercelli (Italy), Montreal (Canada), Istanbul, Ankara, Aksehir, Bursa (Turkey), Rhodes, (Greece), Knokke-Heist, Beringen, Kruishoutem (Belgium), Legnica, Varsaw (Poland), Tokyo (Japan), Daejeon (Korea), Tehran, Tabriz (Iran), Taipei (Taiwan), Kiev (Ukraine), Porto (Portugal), Stuttgart (Germany), Haifa (Israel), etc.
International Jury Member: Skopje (1976), Istanbul (2002), China (2003), Tehran (2006), Chisinau (2005).
National awards: 49.
International awards: 103. Some of these are:
First prizes: Skopje 1975 (Macedonia), Tolentino 1983 (Italy), Daejeon 1993 (Korea), Beringen 1995 (Belgium), Knokke-Heist 1996 (Belgium), Tehran 1996 (Iran), Nanjing 2003 (China), Presov 2004 ( Slovakia), Rhodes (Greece), Knokke-Heist 2005 (Belgium), Syria 2008.
Second Prizes: Skopje 1974 (Macedonia), Vercelli 1977 (Italy), Ankara 1993 (Turkey), Knokke-Heist 1981 (Belgium), Seoul 1991 (Korea), London 2008 (England).
Third Prizes: Gabrovo 1973 (Bulgaria), Tolentino 1975 (Italy), Vercelli 1977 (Italy), Knokke-Heist 1991 (Belgium), Ankara 1993 (Turkey), Tehran 2003 (Iran), Legnica (Poland).