Martina Kurkova Nozickova (*1987) was born in Hustopece. For the book Bohemian Taboo Stories she illustrated the stories Delight Without Risk, Pornography and New Media and Exlibris. Her illustrations were also exhibited in the Bohemian Taboo joint exhibition in St. Albans, UK.
The focus of her work is on illustration and drawing, which she considers to be the complete basis of any artistic creation. Her passion is books. Currently she creates illustrations mainly digitally, but she also has experience with traditional analogue illustration. In addition to illustration, she is also a graphic designer. She is a member of the Illustrators Club. She currently lives in Prague.
2011-2014, Illustration and Graphic Design - Illustration, Faculty of Design and Art of Ladislav Sutnar, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen - achieved degree.
2012/13 ZS, Studio of Free Graphics and Illustration, Department of Graphic Arts, Academy of Fine Arts, Bratislava - study internship
2008-2011, Graphics and Illustration - Media and Didactic Illustration, Institute of Art and Design, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen - degree obtained.
2004-2008, Promotional Art - Scientific Drawing and Illustration, Secondary School of Art and Design, Brno
2021, Bohemian Taboo, Collective Gallery & Art Project Space, St. Albans, UK
2019, Bohemian Taboo Stories, illustrations for the chapters Pornography and New Media, Pleasure Without Risk and Exlibris
2010, scratchboard workshop, Line Hoven, Plauen, Germany
2014-present, Mendel University Press in Brno - graphic designer
2015-present, Infocube, s. r. o., Brno - typesetting and graphic design of the magazine
2019, Bohemian Taboo - illustration of three chapters of the book Bohemian Taboo Stories
2014/2015, Faculty of Design and Art Ladislav Sutnar, ZČU, Plzeň - lettering of comics
2014, Argo Publishing House, Prague - illustration
2013, Museum of the City of Prague - comics and illustrations for the exhibition
2013, Millennium Publishing - illustrations
2012/13, Pilsen, European Capital of Culture - comics
2012, DOG production, s. r. o., Brno - comics
2009/11: Senso, Brno - design and production of calendars
The Most Beautiful Czech Books of 2011, SČUG Hollar Award for Illustration - Nikos Kazantzikas' book The Last Temptation