Pavel Charousek is an award-winning sculptor of international repute who
trained as a sculptor of stone in a school with a 130-year-old tradition in
Horice, Czech Republic. He continued his artistic education at the Academy
of Fine and Applied Arts in Prague, where he received his Masters in Fine
Arts, majoring in sculpture.
A sculptor whose work epitomizes beauty and dignity, Mr. Charousek has
created enduring monuments for well known personalities, carved alters for
churches, designed and realized heraldic symbols for towns, created plaques
for institutions, libraries and universities, as well as restored sculptures from
the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods.
The scale of his artistic output is impressive - everything from modest
vignettes to full scale, free standing sculptures and deeply expressive true-to-
life portraits. He works comfortably in a range of materials, including marble,
bronze and granite.
"Charo", as he is known, is also a highly flexible artist who can adapt his
talents to virtually any artistic challenge, large or small. Even complete
architectural concepts are easily within his artistic range.
formidable talents to Canada, where in concert with other gifted sculptors, he
will continue to be recognized as one of the elite practitioners of his ancient
Horice and graduated from the Academy of Fine and Applied Arts in Prague,
majoring in sculpture. His work, while mainly in sculpture, also extends to painting,
graphics, ceramics, restoration and architectural realizations.
Czech Republic, Germany, France, Poland, Austria, Hungary and Canada.
Pavel Charousek is presently living and working between Canada and
1977 - 2nd prize, National Competition, Sculpture, Brno, CZ.
1982 - 1st prize, "Generation 82", National Competition, Sculpture, Prague,
1986 - 2nd prize, National Competition, Painting, Prague, CZ.
1989 - Excellence Awared for Exceptional Diploma Work at Academy of
and Applied Arts, Prague, CZ.
1993 - 2nd prize, International Exhibition of Dynamic Composition, Sculpture,
1997 - 3rd prize, International Competition "EX LIBRIS", Graphics, Prague, CZ
2004 - Honorary Recognition, Intercontakt Grafik, Prague, CZ.