Karel Syka

21. 9. 1949, Plzeň

Karel Syka graduated from the Pedagogical Faculty in Pilsen by František Koliha and Jan Wenig. He has been a promotional artist and, in particular, as an art teacher, currently he works as a director of the Art School in Pilsen Jagellonská Street in Pilsen and is also the director of the 1st Czechoslovak Gallery of Children's Art Speech - the Gallery of Paletka in Husova Street in Pilsen.

Besides extensive professional and civic activities, Karel Syka has a number of independent exhibitions, of which the last, jubilee exhibition on his sixties, was to be seen at the end of 2009 at the Jiří Trnka Gallery in Pilsen. His painting and drawing work (also in the area of applied graphics and design) moves in the realm between the real world and the dream world, evidenced by Syka's image of Fragments, which belongs to his characteristic works.
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