University professor, academic painter and teacher of figurative drawing, Radek Petříček graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in the atelier of prof. Stretti. Over the next three years he assisted in the studio of figural drawings by prof. Boris Jirků. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. He currently teaches at Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín and does lectures on human plastic anatomy at several Czech universities. In 2009 he led an international workshop of figurative drawing at Volda University in Norway. He has exhibited in various cities in the Czech Republic and Slovakia and has been regularly participating in FIGURAMA exhibitions for several years.