Sad news: Croatian cartoonist Ivan Haramija (HANS) passes away
Croatian cartoonist Ivan Haramija (HANS) passed yesterday (14 September 2014) at the age of 68. The funeral will be held at the cemetery of Pri Svetom Duhu in Koprivnica on 16/09/2014 at 14:00. May he rest in peace!
Born in 1946, Ivan Haramija (HANS) was educated at the Fine Arts Department of the Teachers' Training Faculty. While teaching after his graduation, he organised cultural and art activities. Been the editor of the humor magazines “Pikac” (1967-1968) and “Feferon” (1981-1990). Published cartoons in several Croatian and some foreign newspapers. Won about a hundred prizes in national and international cartoon competitions. He was one of the founders of the Croatian Cartoonist Association (HDK). He illustrated many books including children's books. Some of his cartoon books are:
Prst u oko (1981)
Na nisanu (1990)
Zdravlje je najbolja medicina (1998)
Some of his personal exhibitions took place in:
1974 Donja Dubrava
1977 Koprivnica, Varazdin, Sisak
Source of biography: http://www.ekm.anadolu.edu.tr/ivanharamija.htm.