About Jan Patrik KrasnyJan Patrik Krasny was born in the Czech republic in 1955. He graduated with honours from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague.
Since his childhood Jan Patrik was attracted to comics, so after graduating he managed to secure regular work which he had published in several magazines and newspapers.
Over the past two decades he has created more than 400 pieces of cover art for various international publishers of sci-fi & fantasy books.
Having mastered the techniques of computer graphics, Jan Patrik has partially laid down his oil paints and used these new talents to create even more fantastic art.
His works are exhibited in private collections and galleries worldwide. He is a member of the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists (ASFA) and has been nominated by the Czech Academy of Sci-fi, Fantasy and Horror Award multiple times. He won Best Artist Award in 2002 by the European Sci-Fi Society and The Czech Academy SFFH Award for the best artist in Czech Republic in 2004, 2005 and 2006.
In 2011 He was chosen to be the sole artist to illustrate the sequel to the best selling Dragon Chronicles book series ‘The Labyrinth Of Fire’.
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