Jiří Franta

Master of Fine Arts

visual artist and illustrator

He has been drawing and painting all his life. Devoted to painting, he is also involved with installation art, objects or video productions. He is a member of the Rafani art group and partner in the Franta-Böhm art duo as well as founder of the comics magazine KIX. He has exhibited in the Czech Republic and abroad and has been the finalist for the prestigious Jindřich Chalupecký Award several times.From 2004 to 2009 he and Jiří Skála ran the gallery ETC, which they founded in 2004.