A last look at Jiri Tibor Novak Unmasked
Bidding reserve: Highest Bid so far:- $125
The Jovian Jiri Tibor Novak
This is the mask that Jiri made
This is what the mask looked like before Jiri decorated it.
About Jiří Tibor Novak
Jiri is a Czech -born Australian artist, illustrator, and writer. He arrived in Australia in 1970 from what was then Czechoslovakia after the Soviet invasion. He has become a respected artist, teacher and community worker. He is also a children’s book illustrator. Tibor is well known for his quirky and engaging artworks which often pose more questions than they answer.
Jiri and I wrote a book together called The Bad Dad.
These are some of the awards he has won:
Unesco / Noma Concours, Fish and Bird, with Nan Mc Nab, commended, 1982
Biennale of Illustrations Bratislava (BIB), Fish and Bird, with Nan Mc Nab 1983
Biennale of Illustrations Bratislava (BIB), Christopher, 1989
Inaugural International Illustrators Exhibition, Tokyo, guest speaker, One Big Yo To Go, 1985
Biennale of Illustrations, Seoul, The Hobyars, Jacaranda Wiley, 1987
Premi Catalonia d’il-lustracio, The Bear with Bad Eyes, 1988
Bologna Children’s Book Fair exhibitions
Religious Book of the Year, Inigo, with Michael Hansen, 1991
Australia Post Bookabout, Best seller 7-9 year-olds (1995); Best overall seller (1996), Crocoroos and Kangadiles, with Nan Mc Nab
Galley Club Award for Best Produced Children’s Book in its category, Crocoroos and Kangadiles, with Nan Mc Nab.
Wilderness, first price for illustrations in Blotsville by Mary Steele, 2003
Excellence Award, Geelong Advertiser, for artist in residence program, Lara Primary School, 1995
For more about ...
Jiri Tibor Novak
you can find his website by following this link
And here he is answering 20 questions
you can also see his fine art here
Mask bidding reserve: Highest Bid so far:- $125