Michal Vitanovski

Czech Republic

* 03.05.1946 Klatovy, Southern Bohemia

"I graduated at the Collegue of Arts (A-level) in Prague (1961 - 1965) and the Collegue of applied Arts in Prague, sculpture (1965 - 1971). I am a member of the "Umĕlecká beseda" - the first Czech association of art was founded on 1863, the Association of Artists - Medallist and the Tricicle group."

"Except of the sculpture works for exterior and interior, I mostly focus on plaquetts and medals cast and struck, coins, university and municipal insignia, orders and decorations."

"Since 1973 I arranged 15 individual exhibitions. Since 1974 I regulary take part at world medal exhibition FIDEM. My work are exhibited in the National Gallery in Prague, National Museum in Prague, in many other Czech collections as well as in public and private collections in Bulgaria, France, Great Britain, Hungary, Iran Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia and Slovakia. For examle in the Czech Republic I am the author of many struck medals, sixth commemorative coins (silver or gold) and the highest state award - Order of the White Lion."