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"Keeping The Memory Alive" - International Poster Competition 2012

Designers' Biographies



By Peter Chmela, Czech Republic

Peter Chmela was born in Slovakia in 1984. He majored in Graphic Design at Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic, from where he graduated this year. Hi is now a freelance graphic designer.



By Petr Nehera, Czech Republic

Petr Nehera was born in 1966 in Prostějov, Czech Republic. He attends Tomas Bata University in Zlín, the Czech Republic, in the Department of Photography. He also works as a photographer in atelier/photo studio.



By Isabel Hahn, Czech Republic

Isabel Hahn was born in Germany. She attended University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Czech Republic, Institute of Art and Design, majoring in Graphic Design. She graduated in 2011.



By Iva Bohácová, Czech Republic

Iva Boháčová was born in 1989 in Prague in the Czech Republic. She now attends the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, the Czech Republic, Institute of Art and Design, where she studies Illustration and Graphic Design.


By Veronika Nováková, Czech Republic

Veronika Nováková was born in 1991 in Brno in the Czech Republic. She studied Illustration in Brno, the Czech Republic, before attending Tomas Bata University in Zlín, the Czech Republic, where she currently studies Graphic Design.


By Martina Cejpová, Czech Republic

Martina Cejpová was born in 1990 in Písek in the Czech Republic. She now studies at the Faculty of Art and Design, J. E. Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic.



By Ondrej Jiráska, Czech Republic

Ondrej Jiraska was born in 1987 and lives in Prague. Since 2008 he has studied at the Graphic Design Studio of J. E. Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic. In 2011, he has undertaken a painting internship as part of the ERASMUS program at the Pecs University, Hungary. Jiraska has been the recipient of many awards.


By Ohad Zlotnick, Israel

Ohad Zlotnick is a freelance graphic designer and a 4th year student for Bachelor of Education and Design in The Neri Bloomfield School of Design in Haifa, Israel. Ohad was born in June 1985 in Jerusalem, Israel, lived two years in Boston, USA and now lives in Haifa. Ohad graduated with honors from Wizo high school of Art and Design in Haifa, majoring in Architecture. He came second place in The Star of Israel 2011 Student Packaging Design competition and is Certificate of Merit winner in The WPO World Star Student 2011 International Packaging Design Competition.

By Rotem Cohen, Israel

Rotem Cohen lives in Tel Aviv. She recently graduated from the Visual Communication Department at the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design. Today she works as a graphic designer at Brain&Pixel, visual communication studio in Tel Aviv. From a young age she was fascinated by the Arts and today she finds it a wonderful way of expressing thoughts, feelings and insights.

By Yael Boverman, Israel

Yael Boverman holds a BFA Department of Visual Communications from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. Yael runs her own independent studio of graphic design in Jerusalem. She is married with three children. Her mother and grandmother were Holocaust survivors.


By Martin Pasquier, France

Martin Pasquier is a French Graphic Design student from E.S.A.D in Amiens. He is in his third year of studies , and will recieve his first diploma at the end of this year.



By Boris Grzeszcak, France

Boris Grzeszczak was born in 1989 in Reims (Champagne-Ardenne) After recieving his Baccalaureate in the Literature section, he entered the school of Decorative Arts of Strasbourg in 2006. He was a pupil of Christophe Jacquet Dit Toffe and Pierre Di Sciullo. During his studies, he tried to practice various print techniques like serigraphy and engraving. As an artist, one of his concerns is to question the temporality, the part of oblivion and hope that is contained in each picture.

By Aude Benhaim, France

Aude Benhaïm was born 12th March 1986 in Reims, France. She completed her bachelor degree in visual communication at ERBA (École régionale des beaux-arts de Rennes) with high honours and she is now studying photography at the renowned School of Fine Arts (HGB) in Leipzig, Germany


By Ellina Berlioz, France

Ellina Berlioz is from Lyon, France. After a Scientific Baccalaureate, she studied applied arts for three years, specializing in visual communication, and another year in Graphic Design. Ellina now lives in Paris, where she is working in a studio involving different applications like print, web, video, painting. She is currently working on projects, which deal with social subjects and human relationships.

By Liz Elsby, Israel

Liz Elsby was born in New York City, December 27th, 1963 and made aliya to Israel in April 1984. She recived her BFA from the Department of Visual Communications, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in 1991. Besides being a freelance illustrator, painter and designer, Liz also works at Yad Vashem, both as a graphic designer and as a Holocaust museum guide.

By Malki Wiegner, Israel

Malki Wiegner is a student at the Neri Bloomfield School of Design, Haifa, Israel.