Czech-Canadian painter, graphic artist and illustrator, member of the Hollar group.
He was born on May 30, 1935 in Chatham, Canada. James Janicek began his artistic career while studying at the Art School of the Society of Arts and Crafts in Detroit, and continued at the Academy of Fine Arts under the guidance of V. Pukla, V. Sychra and V. Silovsky. Today he is a member of the group of graphic artists Hollar and the Czech Fine Arts Fund. Apart from the artistic graphics, she also dedicates his work to postage stamps and book illustrations.