Michael Kountouris | Cartoonist – Children’s books Illustrator

Born in Rhodes in 1960. Since 1985 he has been working as an editorial cartoonist in Greek newspapers and has been cooperating with magazines. He currently works at the ELEFTHEROS TYPOS newspaper.
Since 2005 he has been cooperating with COURRIER INTERNATIONAL. Since 2006 he is member of the CAGLECARTOONS.INC.

He has participated in many exhibitions in Greece and abroad and has been awarded with:

Also, he has been awarded with :

During his career as a children’s books illustrator he has illustrated books by the most important Greek authors as well as his own books. He has been awarded twice: with the Illustration Prize of IBBY Greece 2002 and with the First Design and Illustration Prize, EBGE 2006.
He is a regular member of the Athens Journalists Union since 1993 as well as founding member and secretary of the Greek Cartoonists Association.