About Bahij Jaroudi
Bahij Jaroudi born 1981, Beirut, Lebanon. He started drawing at an early age, maybe even earlier.After years of drawing on school books, he studied graphic design at the Lebanese American University, but maintained a zeal for cartooning and animation. Since then he has worked in the animation department of Future Television, Beirut, while doing freelance illustration and children's books. In 2009 he completed an MA in animation at Kingston University, London. In 2012 he received the “Kitabi” prize for Arab children’s literature and in 2016 he received the Mahmoud Kahil award for best illustrator in the Arab world. He is currently teaching animation and illustration at the Lebanese American University.