MgA. Jakub Štěpánek Ph.D.

graphic design
Jakub Štěpánek

Jakub Štěpánek teaches graphic arts and graphic design at the Department of Photography, FAMU. Štěpánek’s work is most often found in the environment of fine arts and the contemporary theatre scene. He designed the visual style of exhibitions and catalogues for the Emil Filla Gallery in Ústí nad Labem, designed the visual style of the Czech presentation of new theatre at the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh and, for several years, he provided the visual design for the ceremonial announcement of the Czech Theatre DNA Awards. He works with the Nová síť (New Network) theatre platform. Štěpánek also focuses on other materials beside printed paper, applying visual motifs to chinaware and textile,for example. Štěpánek is a graduate of the Graphic Design 1 studio at the Faculty of Art and Design, UJEP, in Ústí nad Labem. He was on study stays in Poland (ASP, Warsaw) and Turkey (SDÜ, Isparta). He co-operated for some time with the Dresden-based Riesa Efau gallery (Kultur forum Dresden) while on internship there.