(b. 1937) is a graduate of the department of architecture in the Mimar Sinan School of Fine Arts. He got involved in cartoons, movies and animation after a brief period of working as an architect. He drew cartoons for more than 30 years for the daily Cumhuriyet and moved on to the daily Taraf in 2008. He is also an instructor of animation at the School of Fine Arts, Eskisehir Anadolu University.
What I believe distinguishes Semih Poroy among his peers is the prevalence of humour in his drawings, writes Tan Oral. His special connection with the literary world is revealed through critical, humorous and ironic observations in his art. [more]