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Jitet Koestana whose real name Koestana (born in Semarang, Central Java, January 4, 1967; age 50) is an artist nationality Indonesia.
His name is known as a cartoonist whose works adorn several national mass media.
Jitet several times won the award for his work.
Jitet vocation, a childhood taunts eventually became complementary Koestono original name given by his parents who transforms into Koestana to impress dynamic.
Jitet already familiar with drawing since a young age. When sitting on the bench STM, he decided to quit school.
By his parents, he then created a small stall used books, to sell him. From there, he later became acquainted with people, including friends who both have a hobby of drawing, one Slamet Baijuri, cartoonist owner Bogel figure who introduced him to the community of cartoonists in Semarang. He began to learn the ins and outs of cartoon deeper.
He studied the type of paper, ink, and bagaimanaa how to send the work to join the race.
His career continued to climb when he tried his fortune working in the media.
He never fill Humor column in Java Pos newspaper for 3 years.
Then switch to the tabloid style Healthy for 5 years. After it became an illustrator in Senior Tabloid, a subsidiary of the Kompas Gramedia Group. In the end, Jitet requested by Kompas daily to regularly fill in the fields of political cartoons replace G.M. Sudarta.
Some of his many contested and exhibited at international festivals. Numerous awards were a few times he achieved in the international cartoon competition of which were recorded in the Indonesian Record Museum / MURI as most international award-winning, namely 36 pieces (1998). Then his work appeared as a winner of the Grand Prize in the event the Seoul International Cartoon Festival - South Korea (1997), Grand Prize in the arena of Cordoba International Cartoon Festival - Spain (2000), Grand Prize in Syria International Cartoon Contest - Syria (April 2005) and again won Golden Prize in the Champions The 9th Kyoto International Cartoon Exhibition - Japan (2010). Aside from being a cartoonist, he also wrote several books together with some writers whom Jiddu Krishnamurti Revolution (1999) which he wrote together with Darminto M. Sudarmo, Indonesian Damn Good Cartoon - Cartoon set of Champion (2010), which he wrote together with Arif Sutristanto, Didie SW and Thomdean. In addition, he is also often invited to be jury Cartoon Festival International level.