Egil Nyhus

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Egil Nyhus, 2005.

Egil Nyhus (born 23 January 1962) is a Norwegian illustrator.

He was born in Tønsberg as the twin brother of illustrator/writer Svein Nyhus. He took his education at the Norwegian National Academy of Craft and Art Industry from 1981 to 1985, worked as a newspaper illustrator in Tønsbergs Blad from 1986 to 1987 and Romerikes Blad from 1987. He has also illustrated children's picture books, among them several titles about Captain Sabertooth and books written by Tor Åge Bringsværd.[1]

Honours and awards[edit]


  1. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Egil Nyhus". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 14 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Avistegnerprisen" (in Norwegian). Association of Norwegian Editors. Archived from the original on 14 April 2011. Retrieved 15 June 2010.
  3. ^ World Press Cartoon Sintra 2012 winners: Egil Nyhus and Aristides Hernandez Guerrero
  4. ^ [1]

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Preceded by
Roar Hagen
Editorial Cartoon of the Year in Norway
Succeeded by
Finn Graff
(not awarded 1999)
Preceded by
David Rowe
GRAND PRIX ex-aequo in World Press Cartoon Sintra 2012 Succeeded by
Preceded by
Siri Dokken
Editorial Cartoon of the Year in Norway
Succeeded by