Biography

Jan Patrik Krasny was born on 8. may 1955. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague (1976-1982). Since his childhood he has been attracted by comics, which he has published after 1989 in several magazines and newspapers.

The core of his work are illustrations. He has created more than 400 cover-pages of mainly sci-fi & fantasy books for various Czech publishers. Recently he has been devoted to computer graphics.

His work is exhibited in private collections and galleries within the Czech Republic and abroad. He's a member of the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists (ASFA). He was nominated on the Czech Academy of Sci-fi, Fantasy and Horror Award in 1999 -2004. He has won the European SF Society Award in category Best Artist in 2002 and Czech Academy SFFH Award for the best artist in Czech Republic in 2004, 2005 and 2006.

Jan Patrik Krasny