Afshin Sabouki, a seasoned professional in the art world, is widely acclaimed for his exceptional talent in caricature and cartoon creation. His innate passion for art sparked at a tender age, with his early caricatures playfully immortalizing the idiosyncrasies of his teachers.
His relentless pursuit of artistic excellence led him to take on diverse roles, excelling as an editorial Cartoonist, Caricaturist, and animator for a range of prominent newspapers and esteemed animation companies.
Sabouki served as a jury member for two editions of the Tehran International Cartoon Festival. He has received several awards from cartoon festivals, including:
Second place in the international cartoon competition for portraits in 2002
Second place in the cartoon competition for portraits in China, “IACC,” International Animation, Cartoon & Comic Competition in 2004
Third place in the 17th World Press Freedom International Editorial Cartoon Competition in 2017, held in Canada
The scope of Sabouki’s influence extends far and wide, with his thought-provoking works showcased in a series of captivating cartoon and caricature exhibitions across Iran, the United States, and Canada. Testament to his unparalleled skill, he has garnered numerous accolades from esteemed international cartoon festivals in China, Canada, Iran, and various European nations, solidifying his position as a globally recognized and respected artist.