Czech painter, sculptor, illustrator
Boris Jirků was born on April 10, 1955 in Zlín.
From 1970 to 1974 he graduated from the Secondary School of Arts and Crafts in Uherské Hradiště and from 1974 to 1980 from the Academy of Fine Arts, in the studio of prof.akad.mal. Arnošt Paderlík. Until 1990, LŠU teacher.
He taught figural drawing and painting at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague for 17 years. He worked briefly as rector. He currently teaches figural drawing and painting at the Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. At the same time, he is the head and guarantor of the doctoral and master's program - classical media (figural - drawing, graphics, illustration, painting, sculpture) at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica. He organizes FIGURAMA exhibitions, student drawings from fifteen universities from Europe and the USA. He devotes himself to free drawing, painting, graphics, illustrations, wooden and metal sculptures, and artistic realizations in architecture. He has participated in several dozen collective exhibitions at home and abroad.
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