Jan Pohribný

Czech Republic - Asociace Profesionálních Fotografù Ceské Republiky

Master Qualified European PhotographerQualified European Photographer


Illustrative & Fine Art Landscape Commercial


Born in Prague, February 8, 1961. Studies: 1976–1980 Secondary school for Graphic Arts in Prague (line Applied Photography) • 1981–1986 Film and TV Faculty of Accademy of Fine Arts (Department of Artistic Photography) • 1985–1986 six months study program at the University of Applied Arts in Helsinki (FIN) • Since 1986 he has been working as a free lance photographer-artist. On top of his artistic works he works predominantly in the field of design and illustration photography as well as teacher in the field of photography. He co-operates with a number of leading agencies, companies and magazines in the home country and abroad. • Since 1990 he is a member and since 2017 president of Professional Photographers Association of Czech Republic and a board member of Federation of European Professional Photographers. He is co-founder of Prague House of Photography, where he acted (1992–1997) as a lector as well as a main coordinator at Summer Workshop Program of PHP. He is a founding member and ex-president of the Society for Renovation of Unetician Culture. Since 1998-2013 he was teaching at Silesian University, Institute of Creative Photography. He leads number of workshops in the home country and abroad. Since 2000 he gives regular lectures at Polytechnic Art School in Imatra (FIN) and since 2009 at Folkhøgskole in Lofoten islands in Norway. In 2006 he was working as artist in residence in Etelä - Savo region in Finland. • His work is represented in private and public collections: La Mission de la Photographie, Paris (F); Moravian gallery, Brno (CZ); Musée de l‘Elysée, Lausanne (CH); Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (USA); Museum of Fine Arts, Benešov uPrahy (CZ); Museum of Fine Arts, Olomouc (CZ); National Museum of Photography, Jindřichův Hradec (CZ); North Bohemian Museum in Liberec (CZ); Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague (CZ). • He had more than 70 solo exhibitions home and abroad. He participated in more then 130 collective shows home and abroad. • He is represented by Gallery See+ in Beijing  


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