Jordan Pop-Iliev was born in 1940. He graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy, specialization Pedagogy with History of Arts. He started actively publish his artworks since 1969 and collaborated with many eminent newspapers and magazines in the former Yugoslavia (“Pavliha”-Ljubljana,“Borba”, “Expres-Politika”, “Jez”-Belgrade, “Oslobodjenje” Sarajevo and many others). Artworks by Jordan Pop-Iliev were frequently republished in many periodicals worldwide. He also collaborated with famous satirical magazine “Nebelspalter” in Swizerland and with most circular newspaper in that time in Macedonia – “Vecher”. Currently, he is regular collaborator of the satirical magazine “Osten” – Skopje and the daily newspaper “Dnevnik”. He illustrated many books and schoolbooks for primary and secondary education in Macedonia. His own cartoonbook “Horns” was published in 1977. Pop-lliev is one of the founders of the Asociation of the cartoonists of Macedonia and its first secretary since 1981, as well as initiator and organizer of the first Macedonian exhibitions abroad. His first individual exhibition was organized within the Festival “Satyrykon” Legnica, Poland in 1980. He had solo shows also in Amsterdam 1984, Trento 1989, Skopje and other towns in Macedonia. In 1990 with several world authors had the exhibition “Apartheid” throughout Italy, for which he published a book. His cartoons are represented in many cartoon museums (Tolentino, Trento, Teheran, Gabrovo, Berlin, Istanbul, Mexico, Warshaw, Montreal, Rio de Janeiro and others). Cartoons of Jordan Pop-Iliev are published in around 500 festival catalogues and cartoon exhibitions. He won about 150 various awards from many world’s cartoon competitions. Jordan Pop-Iliev is living and working in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.

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