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Jiri Sliva - Czech Republic
Jiri Sliva was born in Pilsen in 1947 and has lived in Prague since 1966.
After completing his studies in economics he spent eight years working as a sociologist and futurologist.
Since 1979 he has worked as a freelance cartoonist, illustrator and graphic artist. Sliva’s first drawing was published in 1972.
He has illustrated more than one hundred books, and has published ten books of cartoons in the former Czechoslovakia, Germany, France, Switzerland and the USA.
He has worked for Die Zeit, Die Welt, Stern, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Feinschmecker, Nebelspalter, The Los Angeles Times, etc.
He has won many awards at cartoon festivals, and has had solo exhibitions in Prague, Marienbad, Bratislava, Zurich, Lugano, Lucerne, Budapest, Sofia, Warsaw, Munich, Hamburg, Berlin, Brussels, Salzburg, Amsterdam, Utrecht, Rome, Antwerp, Havana, Milan, Paris, New York, Vienna, Moscow, Ottawa.