Bio - Radovan Zivny

Radovan Zivny (*1973, Czech Republic)

A trained graphic designer (Atelier of Graphic Design of Vitezslav Svalbach, Masaryk University Brno, 1993 -1996)

1997 beggins to sculpt the untraditional ephemeral media - sand. Within a  few years his work recognised as being world class - taking part in the most prestigious sand events around the globe.

Later starts sculpting more traditional materials, mainly wood and iron.

2010 - 2013 Art-director of GOLDEN SAND FESTIVAL (Czech rep.)

2012 - 2013 Director of the cultural association ArtCONFRONTO (Portugal)


Radovan Zivny

Selected events:

2018   Vatican
           Burgas, Bulgaria
2017   Phan Tiet, Vietnam
           Elburg, Holland
2016   Hundested, Danmark
           Nitra, Slovakia
2015   Sarasota, Florida (USA)
           Magdeburg, Germany
2014   Fulong, Thaiwan
2013   Kuwait City, Kuwait
           Hurghada, Egypt
           Copenhagen, Danmark
2012   Brno, Czech rep.
           Nižnyj Novgorod, Russia
           Troia, Portugal
2011   Weymouth, Great Britain
           Bogota, Columbia 
2010   Die Hague, Holland     
2009  Tottori, Japan
           Moscow, Russia
2008  Ravenna, Italy
2007  Minomisatsuma, Japan
          Istanbul, Turkey
          Vancouver, Canada
2006  Villahermosa, Mexico
          Haifa, Izrael
          Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
2005  Figueira da Foz, Portugal
          Zhoushan, China
2004  Vinaroz, Spain
2003  Jesolo Lido, Italy
2002  Hardelot, France

Public comissions:

2013   Memorial of A.Kolping, Blansko - Czech rep.
2010   Homenagem ao Pescadores, Albufeira - Portugal
2008   Homenagem ao Combatentes, Albufeira - Portugal