Abdul Rahim Yasser is an Iraqi painter and artist, specializing in the art of children’s drawings and caricature. He was born in Qadisiyah, Iraq in 1951, and obtained a diploma from the Institute of Fine Arts – Baghdad in 1975, and a bachelor’s degree from the College of Fine Arts, Baghdad – Painting branch in 1980.
Abdul Rahim Yasser established his illustrative experience since the sixties of the last century and contributed to the establishment of the first grouping of Iraqi cartoonists in 1976.
He practiced drawing in publications since 1970 and worked as a children’s painter in (Majallati) and (Al-Mizmar) magazines in 1971. He worked as a painter in the Public Corporation for Radio and Television – Department of Children’s Programs 1980-1990. He participated in children’s drawings, cartoons and journalistic graphics for a number of publications inside and outside Iraq. Among them are the two magazines (Al-Mutajira) and (Alf Baa), and two newspapers (Al-Jumhuriya) and (Al-Nahda) in Iraq, Dar Al-Adab in Lebanon, Dar Al-Manhal in Jordan, and Al-Moharer newspaper in France. He also painted many books directed to children locally and internationally
He received many local and international awards, the most important of which are:
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