Mohammad Sabaaneh

Mohammad Sabaaneh, he was born in Kuwait in 1979 and works as a cartoonist since 2002. And in Arab American university.He published his own work on many Arabic newspapers such as, Al-Etehad, Al-Quds Al-Arabi, Al-Ghad Al-Ordoni, and Al-Akhbar Al-Lubnanieh, and he is currently working at the Palestinian newspaper, Al-Haya Al-Jadeja. Sabaaneh is also a member at the International Cartoon Movement and he won many graphics awards and won the third place at the Arabic Caricature Contest in 2013. Moreover, he had his personal fairs in Britain, Spain, and Washington and participated at many international fairs in Berlin, Norway, Holland, Genève, Qatar, and Syria. Sabaaneh gave lectures about the art of caricature at Al-Najah National University, The Arab American University, Kitso University at Basque County in Spain, Atlantic College in Britain and the New School, Visual Art School University in New York, North Carolina University, Seattle University, and Exeter University. He also participated in many international leaflets and books such as (The truth has more than one face) in Europe and (Sketch of Freedom) in the USA, and he used the art of caricature with deaf students to help them use more than one dialogue language to express their feelings, and with children who witnessed the Israeli assault to help them psychologically. In addition, Sabaaneh was part of many workshops specialized for kids to develop their critical thinking. Freedom House has chosen one of his works in 2016 as one of the most important photos for the year 2016. The Congress Library Keeps original artwork for him in Cartoon Department. Georgetown University has utilized his cartoon in its scientific research.

In 2017 Sabaaneh was invited as Palestinians influential intellectual young figure to represent the Palestinians in UN building in NYC.

Finally, his first book was published in the US on April 2017 through Just World Book publisher and he got International Estaq festival First Prize in 2017, and Publish His book by Al Saqi publisher in the UK and participated in Edinburgh Book Festival in 2018. Recently he is working on Spanish version for his book.

He organized two international fairs in Palestine, the first in 2014 with the participation of 99 artists in Mahmoud Darwish Museum. The second was in 2018 (from the world to Jerusalem) with the participation of 155 artists, and was moved to Belgium, Holland, and London.

He was an honored guest at Estaq International Festival for Cartoons in 2017, and he got the festival award for his book (White and Black).