Lenka Chanova

Illustrator

Lenka Chanova

Illustrator

Born in 1985, after graduating in graphic design, Lenka studied drawing, painting, and printmaking at Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, where she completed her master’s degree in 2020. She also completed an internship at Taipei National University of the Arts in Taiwan in 2019. Watercolors have become the main medium she uses and over the years she has developed her own painting technique, which blends the methods of watercolor painting and printmaking. She focuses mainly on figurative painting and the themes of her works are often connected to current social topics or touch critically on themes from art history. Exhibitions include A Fearless Future, Spring Contemporary Art Salon, Auction Center Taipei, Taiwan (2021); AVU Graduates, Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, Czech Republic (2020); Women, Invalidovna, Prague, Czech Republic (2020); Speed Art Dating, Ex Post, Prague, Czech Republic (2019); Women, Atrium, Prague, Czech Republic (2018); Sphere of Impact, The White Room, Prague, Czech Republic; Comfort Zone, Prototyp Studio, Prague, Czech Republic; and Anezka, Live!, Convent of St. Agnes of Bohemia, National Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic (all 2017).

Aside from watercolor painting and drawing, she also works with digital techniques as a painter, illustrator, and storyboard artist, taking part in various projects with Palzom Films.