Born 21st of July 1919 in Prostějov, died 31st of March 1989 in Prague. Painter, graphic artist, illustrator, designer.
Studied at the Rotter School of Advertising Graphics in Prague (1937-1938) and at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague (1945-1950; Emil Filla). Has exhibited as part of a group since 1941, and independently since the year 1948. Member of the group Trasa (Route; since 1959). Over the years 1959-1989 created two hundred-eighty-nine film posters.
Award winning film posters: second prize in 1964 at the IFF Karlovy Vary (The Sweet Life- and Accused); 1977 special prize from The Hollywood Reporter (The White Odyssey); 1980 Grand Prix of the IFF in Chicago (National Class Category Up to 785 ccm- ); 1982 third prize of The Hollywood Reporter (Don´t Call Me Major); 1984 Silver Medal of the IFF in Chicago (For 200 Grand, You Get Nothing Now); 1988 Honourable mention „The Best Poster of the Year“ )The Great Film Robbery).
We presented poster art made by Karel Vaca in June 2009 on exhibiton in kino Svetozor.