Ukrainian born Alexei Talimonov is a successful and award-winning cartoonist and illustrator. He is a member of The Cartoonists’ Club of Great Britain and the FECO. Was a member of The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. Alexei has exhibited his works worldwide. His cartoons have been published in newspapers and magazines since 1978. Four books of his cartoons were published inRussia, Ukraine and UK. Also Alexei has illustrated several books. More then 5,000 of his drawings have been published in various newspapers and magazines in the UK, Russia, Ukraine, USA, Canada, Germany, Italy, Iran, China and other countries. Amongst the British periodicals publishing his works are The Lancet, New Statesman, The Oldie, The Spectator, Prospect, Ethical Consumer Magazine, Writers’ Forum, Music Teacher, Piano magazine, Musical Opinion and others.
In Russia Alexei Talimonov’s cartoons have been published in the leading newspapers and magazines of the country, such asIzvestiia, Pravda, Trud, Ekonomika i Zhizn, Literaturnaia Gazeta,Krokodil, Zdorov’e, Selskaiy zhizn, Gudok, Argumenty i Fakty and others.
Alexei Talimonov regularly participates in international exhibitions and contests. He himself is well known for his support of artists in Russia and other countries of the CIS. In 1993 Alexey Talimonov was awarded the International Goncharov Award as “The Patron of Arts.”