Alexandru Ciubotariu

Alexandru CiubotariuAlexandru Ciubotariu 11* 1979 in Călăraşi / Romania. Art prepara­tory school in Constanța, stud­ied graphic arts in Iaşi. His inspi­ra­tion includes Egon Schiele, Fernando Botero, Moebius and Livia Rusz, among oth­ers.  Comics have fas­ci­nated him since child­hood, and of course he read Pif. His comics reper­toire con­sists of clas­sic comics for chil­dren as well as graph­i­cally exper­i­men­tal comics that are in part auto­bi­o­graph­i­cal. He has shown his work in Europe and the US, and his pub­li­ca­tions are dis­trib­uted inter­na­tion­ally. His Pisic apat rata came out in 2010, the first album on street art in Romania. He founded the Comics Museum and has curated mul­ti­ple exhibits. He lives and works as a free­lance illus­tra­tor in Bucharest.