Gunduz Aghayev


Ambassador of Azerbaijan

Cartoonist Gunduz Aghayev was born in Azerbaijan in 1981. In 1998-2002 he studied in Azerbaijan State Painters’ Academy. His first exhibition was held in 2004. The second exhibition of his works was held in Baku Muesum Center.
His exhibitions were held outside of country, as well. He took part in exhibitions held in Russia (2008), Turkey (2011) as well as “Friendship” exhibition held by the French embassy in 2002 and international artistry exhibition held in Turkmenistan in 2013. Also he participated in the “Art for democracy” project. As a protest against injustice in his country he turned to cartoon genre and faced strong pressure; he was sacked of all projects.
After constant pressure, in 2014 he left Azerbaijan.