Jean-Baptiste Zappetti aka Zap, born in Colmar, France, on December 26, 1977...
...with a background in Plastic Arts at the Aix-en-Provence University, I try in my work as a press cartoonist, practiced as a self-taught artist since 2016, to mix drawing and photographic art with the only watchword: realism, realism love.
NOVEMBER 2022: Participates at the «Fighting Climate Change With Cartoons», the second international initiative of caricature art launched by Rose Alyoussef Portal on the occasion of Cop27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.
SEPTEMBER 2022: Participates in the exhibition of the Cannes Cartoons association «Enfances Volées» («Stolen Children») at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes.
JUNE 2022: Participates in the traveling exhibition «Au bout du crayon : Exilés, Migrants, Réfugiés : Caricatures, dessins de presse et liberté d'expression» («At the end of the pencil: Exiles, Migrants, Refugees: Cartoons, press cartoons and freedom of expression») of Le Crayon association organized in partnership with France-Cartoons association.
MAY 2022: Works for the parliamentary newspaper Голос України (Voice of Ukraine) for the international flash mob of cartoons and drawings «War in Ukraine».
JANUARY 2022: Joins the team of press cartoonists The Cartoon Movement (www.cartoonmovement.com/cartoonist/17283).
NOVEMBER 2021: Joins the team of press cartoonists France-Cartoons (www.france-cartoons.com/communaute/artiste/?uid=zap).
SEPTEMBER 2019: Joins the team of press cartoonist for the satirical, atheist, secular and libertarian fortnightly Le Coq des Bruyères (http://coqdesbruyeres.fr/). Published on Tuesdays, the newspaper is free by will, without advertisement by conviction.
FEBRUARY 2016: You have to start somewhere!