Jan Odvarka

He was born on the 15th of January 1943 in Dvur Králové nad Labem.
He has enjoyed painting since early childhood. At 15, he was successful
when he devoted himself to athletics. He has won multiple championships
in pole-jumping and has received many sportsmanship titles. His free
time is spent at his highland cottage in Heralec. Since 1980 he has been
living in Svratka right in the heart of Czech Highlands. He has worked
with various media (iron, copper). He has experience with wood carving,
sculpting, graphic art and ceramic. Recently, his concentration is
entirely focused on painting and watercolors. He is registered in the
Association of Czech Artists and is also a member of a creative arts
club in Horacko.

His very prolific artistic life is reflected in enormous number of
successful exhibitions in Czech Republic and abroad. His magnificent
watercolors are number 1 selling artworks in our gallery