Walter Toscano s-a născut în Peru la 25 august  1974 și a studiat desenul și pictura la Școala de Arte Plastice din orașul Trujillo, Peru. Este artist plastic, caricaturist, ilustrator,performer, realizator de păpuși din pânză,nuvelist și poet. Este membru al mișcării  literare Movimiento Literario Egoísta; co-direcționează marca independentă a proiectului alternativ Trapos & Cartones.

Este director, redactor, coordonator, designer ilustrator, difuzor și vânzător la editura „Piel de Camaleón Editores,unde  a  editat revistele Piel de Kamaleón (literatură) și PerroKalato (grafică internațională). Poeziile și povestirile sale au apărut în antologii și reviste din Peru, Mexic, Argentina, Spania și Franța.

Toscano a primit numeroase premii naționale și internaționale pentru pictură, poezie, proză scurtă, desene animate,umor grafic și caricatură. Numai pentru caricatură a obținut până în prezent în jur de 30 de premii internaționale și a făcut parte din juriul multor concursuri internaționale de caricatură.A publicat umor grafic și caricatură  la invitația unor publicații din Ecuador, Brazilia, Austria, România, printre altele. A expus umor grafic,caricatură , și benzi desenate în Peru și în țări precum Ecuador, Brazilia, Argentina, Austria, Mexic, România, Turcia, Iran, Rusia, China, Franța, Azerbaidjan, Serbia, Indonezia, Siria, printre altele.
Artistul deține ateliere de desen, pictura și sculptură în diferite orașe din Peru și Columbia și participă permanent la evenimente literare și artistice.

Cele mai recente premii și distincții obținute pentru caricatură sunt:

 

– Honorable Mention at the 5th international „Smiling Cat” Cartoon Web Contest – 2012.

– Honorable Mention in the International Caricature Web Contest, with the cartoon of Yuriy Kosobukin, Azerbaijan, 2013.

-Great Prize at the International „Öktemer Köksal” portrait e-exhibition, Don Quichotte, Turkey, 2013.

-Jury member in „The first international cartoon and caricature, Cartoonmag, Iran, 2013”.

-Honorable Mention in the 40th International Humor Exhibition of Piracicaba, Brazil, 2013.

-Jury Popular Prize at the 40th International Humor Exhibition in Piracicaba, Brazil, 2013.

-First Prize in cartoon at the 18th Mercosur International Fair Diogenes Taborda, Argentina, 2013. Second

-Prize in The 6th Fadjr International Festival of Visual Arts, Iran, 2014.

-Finalist in the Adfesta International-Online Cartoon Festival-2013.

-Second Prize in the 8th HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest, Romania, 2014.

-Third Place in the Second International Cartoon and Caricature Festival Cartoonmag / Iran / Bojnourd / 2014.

-Special Prize in the 9th International Cartoon Contest SYRIA, 2014.

-Second Prize in Cartoon in the 2nd International Humor Exhibition of Manaus, Brazil, 2014.

– Chamber of Sailors Award – at the 41st International Humor Show in Piracicaba, Brazil, 2014.

– Honorable Mention in cartoon in the 18th Mercosur International Exhibition Diogenes Taborda, Argentina, 2014.

-July 100th Anniversary Julio Cortázar Award in the 18th Mercosur International Exhibition Diogenes Taborda, Argentina, 2014.

-Jury member of the 21st Ricardo Rendón International Cartoon Festival, Rionegro, Antioquia, Colombia, 2014.

– Recognition board „for his artistic career in the field of International Graphic Humor and valuable contribution in making humanity laugh with reflection”, 21st Ricardo Rendón International Cartoon Festival, Rionegro, Antioquia, Colombia, 2014.

-First Prize in Cartoon in tribute to the teacher Arlés Herrera Calarcá, Colombia, 2014.

-Third Prize at the BIG & BIGGEST PHILOSOPHERS – 19th and 20th Century – Nosorog RhinoCervs, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Republika Srpska), 2014.

-Second Prize at the 13th International Humor Show in Caratinga, Brazil, 2015.

-Third Prize at the 11th International Cartoon Contest SYRIA 2015.

-Third Prize in caricature at the 20th Mercosur International Fair Diogenes Taborda, Argentina, 2015.

-Second Prize at the 22nd International Ricardo Rendón Cartoon Festival, Rionegro, Antioquia, Colombia, 2015.

-Third Prize at the Keju International Cartoon Competition, China, 2015.

-Second Prize at the VIII International Caricature Contest-Magazine „Nosorog” („Rhinocervs”) in Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, 2016.

-Jury member in „Quo vadis Europe? / Journey of hope”,

9th International Don Quichotte Cartoon Contest – 2016.

-First place in Cartoon Contests Brazil, 2016.

-Third Prize at the 11th Moo Salo de Mogi Guaçu, Brazil, 2016.

– Honorable Mention in cartoon in the 21st Mercosur International Exhibition Diogenes Taborda, Argentina, 2016.

-First place in cartoon in Salões of graphic humor, Brazil, 2016.

-Special Diploma – IX International Caricature Contest „Nosorog” („Rhinocervs”) in Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, 2017.

-Honorable Mention at the 12th Humor Room of Mogi Guaçu, Brazil, 2017.

-First Prize, Golden Trophy (Gold Trophy), for the cartoon theme „Opera and Music” at the World Humor Awards, ‘dal mondo piccolo al mondo grande’, 2nd edition, Italy, 2017.

-First Prize in cartoon at the 22nd Mercosur International Fair Diogenes Taborda, Argentina, 2017.

-First Prize „That mailbox” in the 22nd Mercosur International Fair Diogenes Taborda, Argentina, 2017.

-Third Prize in cartoon at the 13th International Cartoon Contest, SYRIA, 2017.

-First Prize at the 6th International Sinaloa Cardboard Contest 2017, Mexico. Theme: „Tribute to Rius”.

-Our best of 2017- South America. Cartoon Home network International.

-EXCELLENCE – Special diploma of honor in HUMODEVA, Romania, 2018.

-Honorable Mention in Humor a Gallarate, XXIII Edition, Italy, 2018.

-SPECIAL PRIZE at the 14th International Cartoon Contest SYRIA, 2018.

– Honorable Mention in the International Contest of Cartoons Don Quichotte 2018 „Child Brides”.

-Honorable Mention at the XX PortoCartoon-World Festival, Portugal, 2018.

-First Prize in cartoon in the VI Biennial of Humor LOG Penela Portugal, 2018.

–Fans Prize at the FreeCartoonsWeb World Cup 2018 Football Humor Cartoon Exhibition, CHINA.

-Honorable Mention at the 45th International Humor Exhibition in Piracicaba, Brazil, 2018.

– Audience Award at the 3rd „Smile of sea”, Novorossiysk, Russia, 2018.

-Special Award at the XXX-th International Satirical Graphic Contest „Golden Aplle” – Bistrița, Romania, 2019.

-Honorable Mention at First International

Caricature Competition – 2019, Azerbaijan.

-Award for Excellence at The 13th International Cartoon Contest Urziceni 2019, R