Gireesh Vengara who draws under the nom-de-plume of ‘ GIREESH VENGARA’ was born on 3rd November 1970, at Vengara, Kannur as the son of Krishnan and Devaki. He is married to Savitha. He has two children, a daughter named Abhijhna and a son named Aditya Krishna.
He is a B.A. and holds a Diploma in Fine Arts. He runs a Cartoon Column named ‘A trip With Me’ and is a freelance Cartoonist in Vijaytimes English daily, Bangalore. He was selected as the best cartoonist in Cartoon camp conducted by Kerala Cartoon Academy and Brushman School of fine arts at Kannur. He has received many accolades some among which are: Kerala Cartoon Academy Award in Caricature in 1989 and 1990, Award from Kerala Press Academy Cartoon competition in 1989, Award from 'Hasyavedi' , Award in Cartoon from Public Relations Department in connection with Tourism Week Celebration 1989.
His permanent address is ’Jyothiss’, P O Vengara, Kannur-670 305
He now lives at 11/2-5, Lakshmi Nilayam, Nandavanam B Street, Jogupalaya, Ulsoor, Bangalore- 560 008
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