With a passion for creating unique sculptures, Prošek – who was selected as one of the best 100 artists of Europe by the Michael Angelo Foundation - has long been admired and sought after by yacht owners to adorn their yachts. The diversity in his designs and the material he uses, allows him to appeal to the different tastes of art lovers. We take a closer look at the artist behind our beautiful carved crystal Ocean Awards trophies...
Who is Jaroslav Prošek?
Born on 25 of May 1986 in Beroun, The Czech Republic, Jaroslav Prošek is a young Czech glass artist who lives and works in Česká Lípa in Northern Bohemia, in the heart of Czech glass industry. He designs and creates unique sculptures in glass, wood, bronze and other material.
Prošek is an artist who loved art during his childhood polishing it with education and practice. After secondary school he worked in the technical departments of big Czech glass factories where he improved his manual and technical. He had the opportunity to learn basic skills at Vlastimil Beránek’s and Jan Frydrych’s ateliers. Their influence to Prošek’s work is obvious.