Franky Mindja (full name: Frank Edgard Mindja Mengouana) was born in Yaoundé in 1994. He lives and works in Douala, Cameroon. According to his family, he started sketching by the age of three. As a teenager, he knew that he wanted to turn his passion into a profession. After graduating from high school, he completed a bachelor’s degree at the Institut de Formation Artistique (IFA) art school in Mbalmayo, Cameroon. Since then, he has illustrated book projects, drawn his own comics and worked on animated films. In 2014, he took first prize in the Crayon de D’jino drawing competition. In 2019, drawings he created were displayed at an exhibition in Florence, Italy.
Foto: © Franky Mindja