biography, photos from exhibitions, contact, presentation in galleries

phone: + 420 736 106 939 (2 pm and later)


Prague, Czech Republic

Galleries where you can see some of my paintings all year round:


Gallery Es

Nuselská 297/5, Prague 4 (in the gallery and in the depository)


Dolmen Gallery (depository)


Ink Gallery, Wales

7 Abergele Road, Colwyn Bay

United Kingdom



MgA. Jirka Houska

MgA. Jirka Houska Born 1985 in Prague, studieded Václav Hollar Secondary School of Art and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, in the studio of prof. Zdenek Beran. Represented in the collections of the National Gallery in Prague since 2013. In 2015, his series of paintings on the theme of mysterious animals was published, as an illustration in the book Paths of Mysterious Animals by a leading Czech cryptozoologist Ing. Jaroslav Mareš. Since 2020, a member of S.V.U. Manes. He is mainly devoted to figure painting, mostly portraits. Among his frequent subjects are landscapes, but sometimes also freer paintings from the field of sci-fi, inspired by natural sciences and mythology.


Solo exhibitions:

2009 Galerie u Zlatého kohouta, Prague

2009 Sedlec-Prčice

2010  Houska castle

2010  Galerie u Zlatého kohouta, Prague

2011 Galerie u Zlatého kohouta, Prague

2011 Floors and darkness - Galerie Pokorná, Prague

2013 Mostly in the wild - Galerie Mainerová, Prague

2013 Semi-hidden - Galerie Pokorná, Prague                                                                                                                                     

2013 Breasts and mammoths - Alex Art Gallery (Knupp Gallery) Prague        

2014 Full moon and half portraits - Alex Art Gallery (Knupp Gallery) Praha

2015 From mammoths to the moon - Artinpark Gallery, Pruhonice castle

2015  Along the paths of mysterious animals - Knupp gallery, Prague

2016 From eyes to eyes - Knupp gallery, Prague

2017 Absorbed by the jungle -Galerie Via Art, Prague

2017 Solticelefants - Knupp Gallery, Prague

2018 Ballance - Knupp Gallery, Prague

2019 Breathing sky, Impact Hub Prague, Koperníkova 10

Common exhibitions:

2009 Galerie Dolmen, Prague: common exhibition with Jiří Vávra and Jitka Nesnídalová
2012 Galerie Dolmen, Prague : Through the city and the forest, common with Jitka Nesnídalová
2015: Prague riverside, (A)void gallery: Vhltava, common with Blanka Novákov
2016: Prague riverside, (A)void gallery: common with Jitka Nesnídalová

Some of collective exhibitions:

2008: Prague, New Town Hall, "Defenestrace"

2010: Prague, Chemistry Gallery 2010: Prague, Auction exhibition for Konto BARIÉRY

2010: Poland: Traveling exhibition to the plein air, on the anniversary of the Battle of Grunwald

2011: Prague, Figurama 2011

2011: Prague, Artpro gallery, exhibition "HYPE-R-R"

2012: Prague, National Gallery, Exhibition Palace: AVU Graduates 2012

2012: Strakonice: Museum of Central Pootaví, Students and alumni at. prof. Beran

2012: Klatovy Klenová: Gallery at the White Unicorn, "Original Perspectives"

2012: London, represented by the eS gallery, at the exhibition of Czech artists, in the Czech Center for the Olympics The exhibition then continued at the Gambit Gallery in Prague

2012: Brno, Reduta, Kafka and other birds

2012: Kroměříž, Gallery 77, exhibition "Zoo"

2013: Prague, Artinbox Gallery

2017: Prague, New Gallery, Landscape 2017

2019: Art safari, Řeporyje

2019 - 2020 Dialogues, Gallery of Cooperatives, Prague

2020 - Portrait in Bohemia from the perspective of two centuries, Prague Castle Imperial Stables

2020 - S.V.U. Mánses, Rabas gallery Rakovník

2021 - S. V. U. Mánes generation, in the church of St. Anna in Jablonec nad Nisou

2022 - Ateliers, Kooperativa Gallery, Pobřeží 665/21, Prague 8 Karlín

2022 - The world? Joint exhibition of the members of S. V. U. Mánes and Art Talks, Chorus of Czech Brothers, Mladá Boleslav

 Art Fairs:

Art Prague 2010 - 2022  represented by Galerie eS, Knupp Gallery 

Photos from exhibitions:

Prague, 2022, Kooperativa Gallery - my paintings on collective exhibition - Studios

2019 - 2020 - Portrait in Bohemia from the perspective of two centuries, Prague Castle Imperial Stables (my paintings on collective exhibition)

Prague, 2019, Kooperativa gallery, my paintings on collective exhibition

Prague, 2019, Impact Hub

2018, Prague, Knupp Gallery, Ballance

2017, Prague, Knupp Gallery, Solsticelephants

2016, Prague, Knupp Gallery

2016: Prague riverside

2016, Chomutov

2015, Prague, Knupp Gallery

2015, Prague riverside

2015, Pruhonice

2014, Prague, Knupp Gallery

2013, Prague, Knupp Gallery

2012, Dolmen, Prague

2011, Dolmen, Prague

2010, Houska castle

2009, Sedlec - Prčice

Some photos from colllective exhibitions