Pavel Roucka

Pavel Roucka

Painting, printing, illustrations


20th June, 1942 in Prague

1956-60 studies geodesy and cartography in Prague
1968-71 scenic artist of cartoons, Belvision, Brussels
1969 a grant for painting of the Union of Czech visual Artists
1974 next to painting first graphical attempts - Still Life with Bottles, figural compositions and paraphrases of renaissance paintings (deep print technics combined with litho-polish)
1977 meeting lithography - eight prints for a big series Biblos (The Book Ruth), the influens of literature and pantomima
after 1980 drawing as a definitive style, lithography
1987 return to painting
1993-98 he is a professor of the painting class at the Summer Academy in Frauend (GER)
1993 a grant for a study stay of the French Ministry of Culture at Academie des beaux-Arts in Paris
1993 a professor of a class of lithography at the Academy of Creative Arts in Maastricht (the Netherlands)

He lives and works in Prague and Desna in the Jizerske Mountains