Antonio Seijas Cruz

Category: Illustrator and caricaturist
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He graduated in Art History at the University of Santiago de Compostela (1994-1998). He collaborated in ‘Golfiño’ (La Voz de Galicia) throughout 2003 and illustrated ‘Murguía’ and contributed to the catalogue of the 7th Caricature Biennial of Ourense in 2004. He made drawings for ‘Dos avogados e da xustiza, no sentir popular’ by Alberto Pascual and was selected as a finalist at ‘Na Vangarda-Banda Deseñada’, Xunta de Galicia (2004). He participated in the book homage to Joan Manuel Serrat with Forges, Cels Piñol and Xaquín Marín. In 2005, he made strips for ‘Iguana’ (Arizona, USA). He participated in the following exhibitions: ‘Memoria do humor’ and ‘Humor Crú’ (itinerant), both of them celebrated at the Humour Museum of Fene, Curuxa Prizes and ‘Convivindo con José Craveirinha’. Some of his works have also been included at ‘Can de palleiro’, an exhibition organized by AGPI (Galician Association of Illustrators). He also made graphic art for ‘Firebird’, an album by ‘Gazpacho’.

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Prizes and distinctions: Second prize at the Comic Contest organized by ‘Desafío’, cultural magazine from Ferrol (1994); consolation prize at ‘O Alfaiate’ Contest (A Coruña, 2004); prize at the ‘VII Concurso de Caricaturistas Noveis’ within the Seventh Caricature Biennial of Ourense (2004); finalist at ‘Na Vangarda 2004’, a Comic Contest organized by the Xunta de Galicia; consolation prize at ‘Alcazul Tomelloso’ Seventh Comic Prize (2004); second prize at ‘O’ Contest (A Coruña, 2005); first prize at ‘Ciudad de Dos Hermanas’ Comic Contest (Seville, 2005); third prize at ‘Mari Puri Express’ Comic Contest, Torrejón de Ardoz (2005) and second prize at ‘X Certame de banda deseñada’, Arteixo (2005).