Jan Karpíšek's Profile
Original paintings inspired by the real miracles of daily living. Nature, mind, beekeeping, gardening, permaculture, zazen ...
I was born on the 15th March 1981 in the Czech Republic, a small middle European country, in an era of a collapsing communistic regime. (Communists governed until the Velvet Revolution in 1989.) My family is secular middle class, ancestrally farmers and workers, but also engineers and had been politically persecuted. My father is a champion in logics and crosswords. A family tradition is a mushroom picking.
I was an inquiring child. I read when I was five years old. I wrote stories and poems; fascinated by the fact that we live and that we are going to die. My best days were rollicking in the garden of my mother's mother and also at the cottage of father's parents at one of the Polish borders. There, in the beautiful countryside, I started to…
- Born on March 15
- Joined January 11, 2006