Keyvan Varesi was born in May 1979 in Iran. He has a Graphic Diploma from Kamal al-Mulk Art School in 1998 and Bachelor of Art of Graphic from Azad University in 2003.
He is an Art Director, Cartoonist and Graphic Designer. He worked as a Cartoonist with many Iranian magazines and newspapers such as Golagha Weekly, Tanz o Caricature monthly, Iran News Daily, Etemad Daily, Shargh Daily, Jam e Jam Daily and Bayan Daily.
He was also Cartoon Editor of Ghanoon Daily and Ilna News Agency.
He was the organizer and collector (Curator) of the cartoon exhibition (kalleh malagh) at Afrand Art Gallery in Tehran in 2015.
He worked as a Designer in some of the UN Projects in Iran from 2010 to 2013.
He won international Cartoon Awards that some of them are as follows:
First Prize Winner of the 25th Fax For Peace Art Festival- Italy- 2021
Silver prize from the DICACO Cartoon Competition- South Korea- 2021
First Prize of the World Press Freedom Conference cartoon competition, organized by Cartoon Movement and Cartooning for Peace- Netherlands- 2020
Special Recognition Winner of 14th Zagreb International Salon of Car Caricatures – Croatia- 2020
Excellence Prize of 5th edition of the World Humor Awards- Italy- 2020
Special Prize of Don Quichotte Cartoon Competition- Turkey- 2020
2nd Award of 5th MIKS International Cartoon Competition- Croatia- 2019
Honorable Mention of DE HUMOR DE LIMEIRA International Cartoon Festival- Brazil- 2019
Honorable mention from the DICACO Cartoon Competition- South Korea- 2007
Selected Prize from FCW International Cartoon Festival- China- 2005
Selected Prize from the International Cartoon Competition Dialogue of Civilizations/ Golagha Magazine- Iran- 2000