Frantisek Zvardon

Frantisek Zvardon is a photographer of Czech origin who has been living in Strasbourg for more than 30 years. After graduating from the Grande École of Photography and Philosophy in Brno and Prague, he devoted his life to the art of photography. A keen traveller, reporter and illustrator, he works with many magazines and publishers around the world.

For his images, he won several international awards followed by exhibitions: the Unesco FIAP ” A Better way to live ” in Vancouver in 1976, the Agfa-Gevaert prize in Leverkusen in 1983, the international Nikon Photo Contest prize in Tokyo in 1983, the Olympus prize in Tokyo in 1990, the UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) prize in New York in 1996.

His work has been highlighted in the following monographic exhibitions: Iron Heroes in Apollonia and Kirkenes (Norway) in 2015. In particular, he illustrated Bâtisseurs de Cathédrale in 2014 and Alsace Panorama in 2013.