Fadi Abou Hassan-FadiToOn is a widely published and award-winning freelance cartoonist. He lived as a refugee in Syria until the uprising in 2011, and is known for his many cartoons commenting on the everyday life and political events in Syria and the Middle East in general. His cartoons focus on human rights, women’s rights, and political violence taking place in the country.
He has begun the publication since 1989.
On 2015 he organized "Children in war" the International cartoon exhibition focused on the suffering of children in war and conflict areas. The exhibition is produced in cooperation with "Free Word " foundation and the Norwegian cartoonists Gallery, Norway.
He is Organizer of "Wonderful? Wonder World 2017" International cartoon exhibition focused on the current events in our world, Trump, Refugees crisis, Racism, Hate of speech, War and peace,..etc. The exhibition is produced in cooperation between "Cartoon Home Network International" and " Japanese cartoonists" Asociation and the Motozabu Gallery , Tokyo- Japan 2017
His cartoons have been published in various print and online outlets, including Al-Quds, Al-Arabi newspaper (London/ U.K), The New Arab newspaper (London/ U.K), Alroya newspaper (Muscat/Oman), Al-Seyassah newspaper (Kuwait), Le Monde newspaper (Paris/France), Courrier international Magazine (Paris/France), The New Internationalist magazine (Amsterdam/ Netherland), Amnesty International web (Denmark), The Nation Magazine (USA), AMTA newspaper (Norway), SAMORA magazine (Norway), NUMER magazine (Norway), Samtiden (Norway), SPOT magazine (Denmark), Toon pool website (Germany), AL SHAHID (Lebanon), Bells of Liberty magazine(Iraq),Arab Cartoon Award website (Qatar), Elsada.net (USA),
el7ekaya.com (Egypt), Aljazeera.net (Qatar) dotmsr.com (Egypt),
arabcartoon.net (Jordan), He also publishes his cartoons online, on the Dutch web page Cartoon Movement (Amsterdam/ Netherlands), on the French web page Cartooning for peace (Paris/France), Don Quixote magazine (Germany).
He is Editor-in-Chief of Cartoon Home Network International: https://www.facebook.com/Cartoon-Home-Network-International-750623131705829/
He is a member of Cartooning for peace, Paris| France.
He is Organizer of " A Colorful Human World” International Cartoon Contest & Exhibition- Norway 2018.
In recent years it develops the cartoon works exposing in various halls and international festivals and contests, he was awarded the 3rd prize in World Press Cartoon Festival 2018- Portugal.
His works are part of the exposition of World Press Cartoon 2019- Portugal and of other expositions in Spain, Italy, Norway, France, Japan, Turkey, Netherlands, Denmark, Lebanon,.....etc. some of them with awards and honourable mentions.