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Frantisek Strouhal

         Frantisek Strouhal

 

Biography

 

Frantisek Strouhal was born in Czechoslovakia from a family of painters and artists. He currently lives in western Canada. He is internationally admired for his flawless use of traditional 19th-century techniques combined with his unique contemporary yet timeless artistic vision.

 

Frantisek's work explores the harmony between the spiritual and the physical world. His surrealistic approach can only be described as psychologically engaging. In other words, his work forces one to ponder about the deeper meaning of life.

Frantisek’s unusual technique and style, as a mixed media artist, is created from photography, digital collage, contact printing and lithography inks on watercolor papers. His subjects range from landscape, cityscapes and still life but mostly focus on the human form.

Frantisek’s artwork is included in numerous private collections in Canada, United States and through Europe. He has had many exhibitions in North America. The artist is a recipient of the Gold Medal at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna, BC and was selected by the Manhattan Arts International curated art exhibition “The Healing Power of Art”, 2015. He also received Awards of Merit at both American Juried Art Salon’s International Fine Art Show and Decorative Art’s International Show.

 

Frantisek Strouhal in his Studio

 

Frantisek in his Mirage Studio

 

Artist Statement

 

Many years ago, as I stepped out of the small cafe where I was enjoying an expresso, I had a vivid revelation that as an artist I hold a personal commitment to live with infinite care by putting intelligence, love, and art at the service of the world.

To do so the surest way was to invest in the act of seeing, really seeing, what is before me as if I was seeing for the first time.

In my search for the right artistic expression, I found an affinity with methods outside the prevailing conventions in combining 19th-century styles with 21st-century art and craft.

After experimenting with Bromoil and mastering the technique, I was introduced to the carbon process. This is when I switched to a more painterly medium using watercolor papers and lithography inks. It was the beginning of a new artistic expression that is forever evolving and parallels my spiritual evolution.

The human form has always been essential to my artwork. It is the most universal symbol of beauty that stirs and satisfies my mind and heart.

 

 

 

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RETURNS AND EXCHANGE Special orders are non-returnable.Regular orders can be returned within 7 days of receipt in their original packaging. Please notify us by phone or email before the return. The client is responsible for returning the item(s) pre-paid and insured to Frantisek Strouhal, 4227 Slocan River Rd., Winlaw, BC, Canada, V0G 2J0. Credit issued will not include original shipping and insurance charges. We reserve the right to not accept a return and may require a repair fee if the item has been at all damaged. While our policies are firm for obvious reasons, we will do everything we can to work with you and make sure your experience with us is positive. We package all artwork with great care and attention to ensure they arrive safely. Should an item be damaged in transit, make note of the damage with the delivery agent and contact us at frantisekstrouhal@gmail.com, 250-226-0018, within 48 hours of receipt. We will refund the full purchase price plus shipping for any artwork irreparably damaged in shipping providing the delivery agent is notified immediately of damage (It has never happened yet !!). All art is scanned and checked for accuracy in terms of colors before it is posted on the website. Each computer monitor, tablet, or smartphone may depict a photograph with some variation in color depending on the calibration of the screen. We are unable to provide refunds based on perceived color differences.

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