Don Mirakl

Ondra Mikl (born January 16, 1988 in Brno) is a Czech secondary school teacher, artist, graphic artist and musician.

After primary school in Bzenec and education at Business Academy (Information Technology in Economics) in Veselí nad Moravou he graduated from Teacher Training College Masaryk University, Brno in General Theory and History of Art and Culture.
In visual art, he engages mainly in experimental methods, automatic drawing, action painting and digital art. The main topic of his work is portraits and a series of mystic visions titled Child of Eternity, The Blue Period and The Bubblegum Period. He is represented in public collections, e.g. European Art Museum, Gallery Gal, Frederiksværk, Denmark; Osten Museum of Drawing, Skopje, North Macedonia; Louka Monastery and Picture Gallery, Znojmo, and private collections in the Czech Republic and Europe. He has had solo exhibitions in the Czech Republic (Brno, Veselí nad Moravou) and several collective exhibitions (Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Italy, North Macedonia, Ukraine, USA). He is the author of 200 graphic art works and portraits. Ten of his portraits were published in the book 36 Artists To Follow. Besides fine art he also works with music. He composed music for the projects Uchožrout (Eareater) and Lunapark.
At a theoretical level he occupies himself with art history, philosophy, psychology and anthropology. He teaches art and IT at a grammar school in the town of Strážnice. He lives and works in the towns Bzenec and Uherské Hradiště.

Personal exhibition:
21.4. – 10.6.2016 Zákristie, Veselí nad Moravou (Czech Republic)
15.1. – 28.2.2018 Skleněná louka, Brno (Czech Republic)

Group exhibition:
18.9. – 4.10.2015 Zámek Bzenec, Bzenecký výtvarný pozdim, XI. ročník (Czech Republic)
1.8. – 31.8.2017 VH Art Gallery, Exposition IN AIR on taxibicycles in the city of Nice (France)
ART FAIR (Italy)
13.4. – 5.5.2018 Kunsthaus Weiz, Kunst Messe Dolomiten (Austria)
11.5. – 23.5.2018 Galleria Web Art, Treviso (Italy)
28.8. – 11.9.2018 Woman exhibition in Venice and Treviso (Italy)
ART FAIR (Italy)
20.6. – 31.12.2019 M.A.D.S. Milano, Contemporary art gallery (Italy)
31.8. – 15.9.2019 The art and the time, Accorsi gallery, Venice (Italy)
10.10. – 13.10.2019 Art San Diego, Contemporary Art Show, San Diego (USA)
5.12. – 7.12.2019 We Contemporary Art Show, TOPIC SALON, in collaboration with BRNO Art Consulting, Praha (Česká republika)
20.12.2019 MUSA International Art Space, OFFICIAL PRESENTATION & VIDEO EXHIBITION IN KIEV, Spivakovska Art Ego Culture center, Kiev (Ukrajina)
2020 The PREVIEW exhibition OSTEN4ART at the OSTEN Gallery, Skopje, (N. Macedonia)
29.6. – 5.7.2021 Expo Metro, (Monako)
28.8.2021 Bzenecký zámek žije, Areál bzeneckého zámku (Czech Republic)
17.9. – 19.9.2021 Bzenecké krojované vinobraní, Areál bzeneckého zámku (Czech Republic)

Public Collections:
• European Art Museum, Frederiksværk: GAL, 2016 (Denmark)
• OSTEN Museum of drawing, Skopje, 2018 (N. Macedonia)
• Loucký klášter, obrazová galerie, Znojmo, 2019 (Czech Republic)

Books, Magazines, Catalogues:
• MIKL, Ondřej.Studium barev v estetické výchově[online]. Brno, 2014 [cit. 2015-08-03]. Dostupné z: <>. Diplomová práce. Masarykova univerzita. Vedoucí práce Mgr. Karla Brücknerová, Ph.D
• NIELSEN, Leif. European Art Museum: This Book is about the Beginning of European Art Museum, a tale in words and pictures, portraying how nuanced the creative person is, in the beginning of this century. Frederiksværk: GAL, 2016, s. 13.
• Gymnázium. 120. výročí českého gymnázia. Strážnice: Purkyňovo gymnázium Strážnice, 2017, s. 75-76.
• NIELSEN, Leif. European Art Museum: To see the art - is the art to see. Frederiksværk: GAL, 2018, s. 26.
• Osten Biennial of drawning: Skopje 2018, Skopje: Osten, 2018, s. 217.
• Circle Foundation, Spotlight Magazine, No.12, France: Circle Foundation Art Press, April 7, 2019, s. 70.
• RUSU, Petru. 36 Artists to Follow. London: Masters of Today (MOT), 2019, s. 240-249.
• Circle Foundation, Spotlight Magazine, No.15, France: Circle Foundation Art Press, July 5, 2019, s. 67.
• Art & Beyond Magazine, Summer Edition 2019, Volume 14, Chicago: Art & Beyond Studio, Inc., July 19, 2019, s. 14.
• World of Art, Contemporary Art Magazine, Issue 8, Volume 2, London: World of Art (WOA), July 15, 2019, s. 105.
• Arte, Mensile di arte, cultura, informazione, Art Magazine, The art and the time exhibition, n. 552, Italy: Mondadori, Aug 1, 2019, s. 36.
• NIELSEN, Leif. European Art Museum: To see the art - is the art to see 2019. Frederiksværk: GAL, 2019, s. 56.
• L'arte e il tempo, Catalog, Italy: Associazione Culturale “Sei l´Arte”, September, 2019, s. 70.
• Art San Diego, Catalog, USA: World Wide Art & Artavita, October, 2019, s. 17.
• Outsider Art Magazine, Issue 2, USA, Garden Grove: Artist Portfolio Magazine, October 29, 2019, s. 56-57.
• WE CONTEMPORARY 2019, International Art Catalog, VOL. 5, Italy: Culturale Musa International Art Space, 2019, s. 202, 290.
• Peripheral ARTeries Art Review, Special Edition (Frontpage, Interview), United Kingdom: Artpress, November 22, 2019, s. 86-107.
• RUSSO, Francesco Saverio. ART UNIVERSAL, The Great Encyclopedia of International art. Palermo: Art Now Media, July 21, 2020, s. 466.
• Artist Portfolio Magazine, Issue 4, USA, Garden Grove: Artist Portfolio Magazine, November 18, 2020, s. 22.
• Artist Portfolio Magazine 10 Year Anniversary, USA, Garden Grove: Artist Portfolio Magazine, November 18, 2020, s. 198.
• NIELSEN, Leif. PICTURES OF EUROPEAN ART from the year 2000 to the year 2020. Frederiksværk: GAL, 2020, s. 34.
• Osten Biennial of drawning: Skopje 2020, Skopje: Osten, 2020, s. 168.
• WE CONTEMPORARY 2021, International Art Catalog, VOL. 6, Italy: Culturale Musa International Art Space, 2021, s. 216, 311.
• Artist Portfolio Magazine, Issue 50 Vol. 1 (Back Cover Artist), USA, Garden Grove: Artist Portfolio Magazine, May 3, 2022, s. 31.

• The New Musical Express Blog - Larry Bartleet: Check Out These Poignant Fan Art Tributes To The Late Great Ian Curtis On The 35th Anniversary Of ‘Closer’, NME Blog - Jul 24, 2015
• Ambassador for EAM, European Art Museum, Denmark, 2016
• L'Accademia Petrarca di Lettere Arti e Scienze di Arezzo, CENTRO INTERUNIVERSITARIO “COLLI MONTINARI” DI STUDI SU FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE E LA CULTURA EUROPEA, XIII Edizione del Seminario Permanente Nietzscheano, AREZZO 19 – 21 DICEMBRE 2016, NIETZSCHE E L’EDUCAZIONE (program)
• CFA Artist of the Year Award: Finalist Certificate, CIRCLE FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS, 2018/19
• CFA Exhibit in San Diego, Contest Finalist Certificate, CIRCLE FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS, May 2019
• The 32nd International Artavita Online Art Contest, CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE, June 2019
• Participation Certificate, 4rth Circle Quarterly Art Review Magazine Contest, September, 2019
• Certificate of Participation, For Artwork Exhibited at San Diego Art Fair, San Diego, California, Whitin The World Wide Art and Artavita Pavilion, October 2019
• Palm Art Award 2019, Recognition Prize
• The 35th Artavita Online Art Contest, CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE, January 2020



Traditional Art

Gustav Klimt “Gustav Klimt”

Gustav Klimt (Acrylic and tempera on canvas 42 cm x 32,18 cm)

Paul Gauguin “Paul Gauguin”

Paul Gauguin (Acrylic on paper 59,4 cm x 42 cm)

Digital Art

Tom Waits “Tom Waits”

Tom Waits (42 cm x 29,85 cm)

Friedrich Nietzsche “Friedrich Nietzsche”

Friedrich Nietzsche (42 cm x 36,21 cm)

Syd Barrett “Syd Barrett”

Syd Barrett (42 cm x 31,31 cm)