Hassan Amekan

Painter and illustrator

Hassan Amekan was born in astaneh ashrafieh; he worked for fifteen years As an illustrator for newspapers and children's magazines and books. He is an illustrator, painter, and animator with more than 100 published books children's books for countries such as Korea, Japan, England, India, France, Spain, Germany, Mexico, and Portugal.

More than Five Solo exhibitions in Tehran like Laleh Gallery, Honarmandan Gallery, Vista Gallery, etc.
A Solo painting exhibition in Bahrain 2004
A Solo illustration exhibition in Bari city, Italy 2008

A solo illustration exhibition in Kasba UAE 2010

And more group exhibitions in Iran, Japan, Italy, Slovakia, South Korea, France, Argentina, Spain, UAE, USA, India, Germany, Pakistan, and Lebanon, among others.

Awards and accolades:
Winner of the Tehran illustration biennial story Quran of
children's book grand  Prize 2004 in Tehran
Winner of Tehran illustration children's book grand prize 2004 and second prize for 2005 (Hozeh Honari) Tehran
Winner of Tehran illustration magazine children (Rosht Magazine) grand prize 2005

Winner of last Iran illustration Biennial 2014, first prize illustrating in teenager part
Winner of IBBY-Tehran, With the subject of stories of Anderson 2005
Winner of second prize for children Iran border magazine illustrating 2004 and 2005
Winner of the international illustration NOMA CONCOURS Japan children's book 2004 and 2006
Winner of the international cartoon (Taejon ) South Korea 2001 and 2002

Winner of green prize medal from Nami Concourse South Korea 2015
Winner of India the international illustration children's book Chitrakala awards 2005
Selected as one of the 40 master Illustrator from Worldwide in 23th Sarmedeh international fair in Italy 2005 and 2010
Selected International illustration in the bologna book fair in Italy in 2007, 2010 and 2013
Winner of international china comic jury 2007

List of the significant books:

1. Chaop toyu and Suspicious Crow, publishers: Grandier, France, 2008- Can cocuk, Turkey, 2014- Schibri Verlag, Germany, 2013                                      
2. Old man and bear, publisher: Gekkan, Japan, 2008
3. Molavies stories, publisher: Hozeh Honorary, Iran, 2009

4. Paperboard Box, publisher: OQO, Spain, 2010

5. Shahname Ferdousi (21 books), publisher: Adabiyat House, 2013, 2014

6. Uninvited Guest, publisher: ARM Publisher, South Korea, 2011

7. The Bear That Was Not Eat Honey Yet, publisher: CICI PUBLISHER, Mexico, 2013

And mass published books in Iran.