Graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts of Helwan University in 1992, Gaessa earned an international following for his illustrations that artfully blend visual beauty with satirical critique. He was a winning artist at the International Board n Books for Young People in 2016 and aided in the creation of the 2014 Art of the World Art Symposium, which brought together 70 incredible artists from 25 countries. Yasser’s works are in the permanent collection of the Cam Museum in Italy, and he is a member of the Egyptian Journalists Syndicate and the Federation of European Cartoonists Organization (FECO).