In the multi-branched creative activities of M. R., oscillating between free work and book illustration, graphic design and comics, the techniques of screen print, offset and lithography dominate, integrating typographical and pictorial components into unified visual structures.
Education: 1986–91 Diploma in Pedagogy (M.A.), Department of Visual Art, JEP University, Ústí nad Labem, CZ; 1991–94 postgradual study, Department of Cartoon Film and TV Graphic Design at Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, CZ; 1994 – 95 postgradual study of Lithography, Department of Lithography, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, CZ; 2000 – 2007 postgradual Ph.D. study, Department of Visual Art, Faculty of Education, JEP University, Ústí n. L, CZ, dissertation thesis The Game in The Graphic Art.
Professional Experience: He is teaching at Faculty of Arts and Design of University JEP, Ústí nad Labem and at Department of Visual Art of Faculty of Education of Charles University, Prague.
Solo exhibitions – selection: CZ: 1990 Gallery of Visual Art, Roudnice nad Labem (with J. Černický); 1993 Gallery Suterén, Ústí nad Labem; 1998 Gallery of Visual Art, Liberec; 1998 E. Filly Gallery, Ústí nad Labem; 2000 E. Filly Gallery, Ústí nad Labem; 2001 Gallery Suterén, Ústí n. L; 2010 Gallery Armaturka, Ústí n. L;
Group exhibitions – selection: 1998 Museum of Czech Literature, Prague, CZ; 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, The Print of the Year, Old Town Square Hall, Prague;
1998, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012 International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno, Moravian Gallery in Brno; 2000 Gallery Alteschmiede, Vienna, AT; 2000 State Hamburg University Library, DE; 2000 State Pirna Library, DE; 2000 Frankfurt Book Fair, Frankfurt am Main, DE; 2001 Festival of Cyberculture, Prague (as a member of Rizoto group); 2001 Artist Book Fair, Museum of Work, Hamburg, DE; 2002 Centre of Artist Books, St. Yrieix la Perche, FR; Fourth Biennial of Young Artists Zvon 2002, The House of the Stone Bell, Prague (as a member of Rizoto group); 2003 Chamalières, FR; 2003, 2005 Biennial of Illustrators Bratislava BIB, Bratislava. SK; 2003 International Book Fair, Santiago de Chile, CL; 2004 Stadtmuseum Fürstenfeldbruck, GE; 2005 International Book Fair, Zagreb, HR; 2006 The Light Factory, New York, US; 2010 Moravian Gallery in Brno (as a member of Rizoto group).
Awards: CZ: 2011 Golden Ribbon, Prague; The Print of the Year, Prague: 2011 Prize, 2003 Honorable Mention.