Jaafar Taib

(b. Melaka, 1952)

Jaafar Taib gained prominence in Malaysia as a cartoonist for over a quarter of a century. His passion remains within avian art having been involved in numerous exhibitions throughout his career. Together with wildlife artwork he is also keen on portraits having had Malaysia’s prime ministers and sultans sit for him. He is one of the co-founders of Creative Enterprise in 1976, which produces iconic magazines such as Gila-Gila, Fantasi, Bambino and Humor.

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