Bořek Zeman
Bořek Zeman was born in 1950 in the town of Fulnek in the Czech Republic. He studied Grammar School at Rýmařov and High Art School in Uherské Hradiště the main subject stonesculpture. He was graduated from Academy of Art Design in Prague as Sculptor. After his studies he took a grant and created the stonesculpture near the baroque commentary at Střílky in Moravia. This sculpture had opened him the way to create many other sculptures at public and private places in our country and also abroad. Since 1983 he worked in Art studio in Prague dealing in sculpture and medals' work. He took part at several European Sculpture Symposiums. He created the sculpture called " Mother of the Earth" during his stay in Mayen in Germany in 1988. This sculpture became a ticket for him to the European art stage and a great inspiration for his art paint works that are well accepted. In the year 1996 he has opened his own gallery in Uherské Hradiště. In this gallery he displays creations of his own and also the works of famous Czech art painters and sculptors. In 1998 he has started teaching at Bata University in Zlín the subject drawing and modelling. Bořek Zeman has arranged and organised several of tents exhibits both of his own and collective - together with other artists. The exhibitions were held at our country and also abroad. His sculpture works are possessed by many famous Czech Galleries (e.g. National Gallery in Prague, the Moravian Gallery in Brno and others) and can be found also in private art collections abroad. Bořek Zeman's works are not imprint of reality even if his creations come from the real estate. The symbolical and metaphoric feature of his work displays his life feelings and attitudes towards people life. He lives in Uherské Hradiště.