Wednesday, September 22, 2010

The art of cartooning - Břetislav Kovařík

He was born on 26th February 1950. Graduated as a primary teacher and exercised this profession for some years, then worked as a driving school instructor, as a truck driver and afterwards as a pedagogue at a student residence. Then he was occupied at the city's community center where he was in check of programme line, then became a night guard and, since 1991, he work as a freelancer.
Attending to cartoon since 1975, he published his first pen-and-ink in 1977 and from that time on he published widely both in Czech (Czechoslovak) and foreign journals and cooperated with agencies. He won many prizes at the home cartoon festivals and some abroad.
He chair the Czech Union of Cartoonists and partake in holding the international cartoon biennial of Humorest Hradec Králové.
He is married, have three sons, work and live in Hradec Králové.












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