PH Doctor on Art Criticism, Professor, Honoured Art Worker of the Azerbaijan Republic
1968- Date of Birth Baku City, Azerbaijan - Place of Birth
1985- Cartoonist in the Satirical Magazine “Kirpi” (“Hedgehog”) and
1987- Graduation with honor from A.Azimzadeh State Art School.
1994- Graduation from Artistic-Graphic Faculty of Azerbaijan State
University of Culture and Art.
2000- The Member of Azerbaijan Journalists' Union (AJU).
2004- The Senior Consultant in the Satirical Magazine “Kirpi”
2005- The Founder and Director of the Press House “We and Media”.
2005- The Editor-in-Chief of the Magazine “We and the Cartoon”.
2005- Deserved “Zardabi” Reward of AJU for productive and
2005- Deserved the Media Reward “Vatan” (“Motherland”) for
productive activity in Press and patriotic soul in his works.
2005- The Member of Azerbaijan Artists’ Union (AAU), The Head of
the Cartoon Section of AAU.
2005- The active participant in international cartoon contests and
festivals. Deserved golden, silver and bronze medals, special
prizes and honorary diplomas in international cartoon contests
held in the Republic and abroad (Bulgaria, China, Cuba, Cyprus,
Ethiopia, India, Iran, Israel, Korea, Nepal, Poland, Romania,
Serbia, Syria, Greece, Ukraine, Turkey, USA). More than one
hundred of his works were included into the books and albums of
the best cartoons selected in the international cartoon contests.
2006- The President of Azerbaijan Cartoonists’ Union.
2006- The Representative of Azerbaijan in Federation of
Cartoonists’ Organization. The Member of the Editorial
Board of the Magazine “FECONEWS” – the Organ of
2006- The Member and Chairman of Jury in international cartoon
contests held in various countries of the world (Azerbaijan,
China, India, Iran, Israel, Russia, Syria, Greece, Turkey and
2007- Honored with the name of “Honoured Art Worker of the
Azerbaijan Republic” according to the Decree of the President of
2008- The Dissertation Defence on the theme “The Development of
the Cartoon in Azerbaijan”, PH Doctor Degree on Art Criticism.
2008- The Lecturer on the subject “The Cartoon History” in Azerbaijan
State University of Culture and Art.
2008- The Personal exhibition “Successors of Azim Azimzadeh»
2008- The Organizer of the International Cartoon Contest “Molla
Nasraddin”. The Author of the Project “Molla Nasraddin –
2008- The Member of the International Cartoonists' Club
2009- The Member of the Editorial Board of the International “World
Cartoon Encyclopedia” (Spain).
2009- The Honourable Member of Tabriz Cartoon Association (Iran).
2009- The Member of the Presidium of Azerbaijan Artists' Union.
2009- The Individual Exhibitions arranged in Ardabil (Iran) and
2010- The Director of “Azerbaijan Cartoon Center”.
2012- Personal Exhibition named “Hophopname” organized in relation
with M.A. Sabir’s 150th anniversary (Azerbaijan).
2012- The lecturer on subject “History of Cartoon” at “History and
Theory of Fine Arts” Department of Azerbaijan State Academy
2013- He has been working on his doctoral dissertation “Features of
Unity in Content and Form in Azerbaijan and World Satiric
2014- The Head of “Fine Art History and Theory” Department at
Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Arts.
2016- With the decision of The Supreme Attestation Commission
honored with the academic title of professor. The Author of 19
monographs, about 70 Scientific and Journalistic Articles.
2016- The individual exhibitions arranged in Kiev (Ukraine) “Satiric
graphics”, Minsk (Belarus) “Without words”, Ekaterinburg
(Russia) “Word Cartoon Masters”.
2016- Honored with the Honorary Diploma of Ministry of Culture of
Belarus and State Literary and Memorial museum of Y.Kolas for
his services in strengthening of cultural connections between
nations and development of genre of cartoon.
2017- The individual exhibitions arranged in Istanbul (Turkey) “From
Azerbaijan with love”, Haifa (Israel) “Tolerance”, Poltava
(Ukraine) “Humour festival”, Tabriz (Iran) “Modern Azerbaijan
Cartoon”, Barcelona (Spain) “Cartoon”, Lesnoy (Russia)
“Graphics with Irony”.
2017- Selected as the Honorable Member of Turkish Cartoonists’