Biography

Jan was born in Trutnov, a town under the mountains near the Polish borders. He always liked the photos of the nearby mountains but this moved him to another inexhaustible divine topic - female nudes.

At age about twenty-five years, Jan began experimenting with light painting, a photographic technique using very long exposure times and working with light. He mostly uses BW medium formate film and after developing he magnifies the prints by himself without any digital manipulation. This unusual technique captivated him and totally dominated his work.

Solo exhibitions :
2011 Gallery-Caffe Lucerna - Iluminada
2010 Municipal Gallery Trutnov - Akty
2010 Gallery Steiner Vienna - Iluminada /Europian Month of Photography - Eyes on
2010 Gallery GM Foto Pardubice - Ilumiada
2010 Czech Center of Photography Praha - The Lovers
2009 Municipal Gallery Svitavy - Nudes
2009 Leica Gallery Prague - Slideshow and meeting with photographer

Group exhibitions :
2011 Silver Time - Czech center of Photography, Royal Canonry of Premonstratensians at Strahov in Prague
2008 - 2011 Maximal Photography - chateau Rudoltice u Lanškrouna
2009 The Year of the Czech and Slovak Non-commercial Photography - Prague Congress Centre

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