Alireza Karimi Moghaddam is a Persian artist born in 1975. He is based in Portugal, working with Art Faculty of the University of Lisbon and the association of fine art in Portugal.
He is an internationally well-known artist with 30 years of experience in different graphic areas but mainly recognized for his cartoons. He creates many symbols and characters and has collaborated with many publications so far. His recent work to introduce "Fancy look to the life and works of Van Gogh" is very much appreciated by different segments and exclusively by Van Gogh's fans around the globe.
Following you will find some of his international awards:
First prize winner of the graphic art festival from Turkey in Istanbul in 1997.
Winner of the Speciality of the Italian Graphic Arts Festival "Maroustica" in 1997.
Winner of the Special Award for the Italian Graphic Arts Festival "Maroustica" in 1999.
Selected Biennial of International Caricature of Tehran in 2001.
The winner of the third prize of the BAKU ( Azerbaijan Republic ) Graphic Arts Festival "Azarbaijan" in 2007.
Winner of the 2007 China International cartoon Festival.
Winner of the Special Prize and awards ceremony of the Italian Graphic Comedy Festival
"Andromeda" in 2008.
The winner of the TASNIM Festival, organized by the Voice and Television Organization, in 2007.
The winner of the second prize from the urban graphic arts festival organized by Tehran municipality in 2008.
And honored with several domestic festivals since 2008.
Winner of the CHINA ARTISTS ASSOCIATION 1n 2017
Honored in Results of KAPLANAR International Cartoon Contest,Turkey in 2018
The SANDRO CARLESO Special Prize of the Italian Festival cartoon- Marostica in 2018
Certificate of the International Festival of Cartoon in Literature Italia in 2019
Certificate of the WELT HELMAT International Cartoon Contest Turkey in 2019
Diploma of the LA SONRISA INCA Cartoon Contest PERU in 2019
Certificate of the International Festival of cartoon PARTICIPATION in CUBA in 2019
Certificate of the International Festival of Humour GOLDEN HELMET in SERBIA in 2019
Special Prize in the First International Caricature Competition SYRIA in 2019
Winner of the International Exhibition of Satirical Graphic BUCOVINA in ROMANIA in 2019
Winner of the International Festival of Cartoon SOLIN in CROATIA in 2019
Special prize in PAPB INTERNATIONAL CARTOON FESTIVAL in POLAND in 2019