Biography: Pavel Kopřiva
Pavel Kopřiva is a glass and mixed-media artist living in the Czech Republic. He studied at the Academy of Art, Architecture and Design in Prague, with Jiří Harcuba. He has taught at the Glass Art School in Novy Bor. He also has taught sculptural engraving in Bild-Werk Frauenau. Kopriva exhibits and participates with the International Glass Symposium in Novy Bor. His main interests are perfect technology, installations, and conceptual glass sculptures that are based on light reflections. The combination of real objects and abstract artifacts is an inseparable part of Kopřiva’s artistic repertoire.