Radek Skrivanek

Radek Skrivanek is a photographer based in San Francisco.

Born and raised in the Czech Republic, Skrivanek moved to the United States in 1989. He attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and received his BFA from Tufts University. He has worked in a variety of photography-related professions, including darkroom technician; he has also worked as an undercover reporter documenting animal rights abuses. Since 2005 he has been an instructor at the San Francisco Art Institute.

Skrivanek’s photography is in the collections of the Portland Art Museum, Oregon, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. His images have been exhibited internationally, including as part of the World Expo 2008 in Zaragoza, Spain, where his photographs were part of the traveling exhibition Aqua, Rios, y Pueblos, a tribute to those affected by water policies throughout the world. Skrivanek’s images have also appeared in Lenswork, On Earth Magazine, PHOTOMagazine, and Photo Review. His work has also been featured on the web-based photography magazine lensculture.com, as well as on RadioFreeEurope.org, openDemocracy.net, and other general interest websites.