Florin Balaban was born in 1968 in Nircoresti (Romania) and is a self-taught artist. His drawings have been published in the daily Luxemburger Wort since 1996. His work has been exhibited in Luxembourg, Romania, Germany, Scotland and Switzerland. In 2002 he was awarded the Premio Internationale Satira Politica in Forte dei Marmi (Italy), a Honourable Mention in the World Press Cartoon (Sintra, Portugal) in 2008, and 3rd Prize in the World Press Cartoon (Sintra, Portugal) in 2009.
His publications include Nach mei Elefanten aus der Ronn with Franz Coling (2004), I’m pregnant (2004), Informal there’s nothing like it (2006) and Parce que vous les valez bien (2011). He founded the Caricature and Cartoon Museum in Vianden and organizes the Vianden International Caricature and Cartoon Show.