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Rodrigo de Matos - Portugal
Born in Silva Porto (Angola) in 1975, lived to the age of 15 in Brazil, graduated in Journalism in Coimbra (Portugal) and worked as a journalist in Lisbon for six years, before becoming a professional cartoonist and illustrator.
He makes editorial cartoons for Expresso (one of the main newspapers in Portugal) since 2006.
currently publishes in its Economy section and online edition.
Living in Macau (China) since 2009, he also collaborates with the newspapers Ponto Final (Portuguese) and Macau Daily Times (English).
First solo cartoon exhibition Humoralia was held at Albergue SCM, Macau, in 2012, the same year he released his first cartoon book Fatal Point, a collection of the editorial cartoons previously published by Ponto Final.
Press Cartoon Europe 2014 (Knokke-Heist, Belgium) - Grand Prix
World Press Freedom Editorial Cartoon Competition 2014 (Ottawa, Canada) - 3rd place