Radovan Zivny


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Born in Nove Mesto na Morave, in the Czech Republic, Radovan’s creativity lead him to study Graphic Design at the Masaryk University in Graphic Design.

After completing his studies, he spent 2 years in the civil service and then pursued a professional career as an artist from 1999, working as a sculptor, painter and graphic designer.

He held a number of individual expositions for his paintings across France, Portugal and the Czech Republic but in 2002 participated in his first international sand contest. The very next year he held the first presentation of sand sculptures in the Czech Republic and has since been in demand for his high quality work across the world. Radovan continues to produce outstanding work for his own expositions, sand sculpture festivals and competitions with.

He has participated in international sand contests for eleven years, winning several honors including 1st place in Sand sculpture competition in Moscow, Russia (2009) and 2nd place at the 2007 PNE International Sand Sculpture Competition.
Radek chose to create Lord of the Rings, he likes to carve old faces and the challenge of Gandalf was one he thrived on. Radek has carved with us every year since we opened and this is the first time he has been given so much sand to play with.

Radovan has participated in international sand contests for nine years, winning several honors including 1st place in Sand sculpture competition in Moscow, Russia (2009) and 2nd place at the 2007 PNE International Sand Sculpture Competition.

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