I am Gatis Sluka, born at Cesis, Latvia.
My first cartoon in a newspaper was published in 1993. Since 1998 I am working at the daily newspaper Latvijas Avize.
In 2005 I received a Master’s degree in graphic fine art at Art Academy of Latvia.
Since 2001 I have participated in many cartoon and caricature exhibitions worldwide and also in print art exhibitions in Europe.
I am also working as freelance illustrator and animator in advertising, book illustration, packaging etc.
I won Third Prize in UMO – 4th International Cartoon contest 2008 in India.In 2006 my cartoon and caricature book Gatis Sluka. Karikaturas came out and second book Gatis Sluka. Karikaturas 2 came out in 2015.