Don Mirakl | Bzenec, Czech Republic
Ondra Mikl (born January 16, 1988 in Brno) is a Czech secondary school teacher, artist, graphic artist and musician.
After primary school in Bzenec and education at Business Academy (Information Technology in Economics) in Veselí nad Moravou he graduated from Teacher Training College Masaryk University, Brno in General Theory and History of Art and Culture.
In visual art, he engages mainly in experimental methods, automatic drawing, action painting and digital art. The main topic of his work is portraits and a series of mystic visions titled Child of Eternity. He is represented in public collections, e.g. European Art Museum, Gallery Gal, Frederiksværk, Denmark; Osten Museum of Drawing, Skopje, North Macedonia; Louka Monastery and Picture Gallery, Znojmo, and private collections in the Czech Republic and Europe. He has had solo exhibitions in the Czech Republic (Brno, Veselí nad Moravou) and several collective exhibitions (Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Italy, North Macedonia, Ukraine, USA). He is the author of 200 graphic art works and portraits. Ten of his portraits were published in the book 36 Artists To Follow. Besides fine art he also works with music. He composed music for the projects Uchožrout (Eareater) and Lunapark.
At a theoretical level he occupies himself with art history, philosophy, psychology and anthropology. He teaches art and IT at a grammar school in the town of Strážnice. He lives and works in the towns Bzenec and Uherské Hradiště.