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Musa Gumus was born in 1963 in Gaziantep,Turkey.
He graduated from the Marmara University School of Business Administration and Management.
Musa has started his carrier in national cartoon magazines. He worked as a cartoonist in HIBIR cartoon magazine from 1989 to 1994 Also drew picture stories for kids in BANDO magazine and his illustrations were published in Nokta magazine.
He was one of the permanent employees in HBR MAYMUN in the years 1994 -1998. Artworks by Musa Gumus were displayed in "NEIGHBOURS" Exhibition in Strasbourgh which was supported by EU Parliament.
With a group of his friends he published DINOZOR cartoon magazine of Cumhuriyet and drew columns and cover cartoons like" Fathers and sons".
He drew many pictures and cartoons for Sistem Publishing Company and wrote script for a Radio program called "Funny News" which took a humorous look at daily and politics news.
After ending his work for cartoon magazines he started to work on international cartoon works in the year 2000.
Musa Gumus has participated at cartoon contests since 2001 and his artworks won 134 awards from many national and international cartoon competitions (let us mention at least the Grand Prix 2006 at the Cartoon World Festival in Porto, Portugal, 2009 at the Golden Hat Cartoon Festival Knokke Heist, Belgium and many others).
One of his work was raised as a monument in Avenida dos Aliados Square Porto; Portugal in 2008.
He is a member of Turkish Cartoonists Association.
Musa Gumus is currently working as cartoonist and art teacher at MEF SCHOOLS in Istanbul, Turkey