ERNEST SVRCEK – 70-years old !

On 29th June 2012 will celebrate our friend and colleague – great Slovak cartoonist – creator of collages, drawings, aphorisms and epigrams Ernest Svrcek his significant anniversary – 70th birthday.

Dear Ernest, congratulations !


Let us recall briefly the life paths of Ernest Svrcek:

1942 – born on 29th June in Dubova, Slovakia

1957 – 59 – High School Modra

1962 – 63 – Footbal VTJ Tachov, VTJ Dukla Slany

1963 – 65Footbal TJ Inter Bratislava

1965 – 67 – Footbal TJ Baník Podbrezova

1967 – Footbal TJ Mostaren Brezno

1967 – 69 – study at the Pedagogical Fakulty of University in Banská Bystrica

1971 – 87 – publication of aphorisms and epigrams in Slovak and Czech periodicals

1985 – first exhibition of collagues – Prag, Malostranská beseda

1993 – established the Foundation of financial help for handicaped children

1994 – member of the Slovak Union of Cartoonists

1995 – 1st prize at cartoon festival Kremnicke gagy, Slovakia

1996 – 2nd prize at cartoon festival Kremnicke gagy, Slovakia

1998 – founded the Club of amateur art creation in Brezno, Slovakia

2000 – Grand Prix at International Cartoon Competition Golden Keg Presov, Slovakia

2001 – Honorary Citizen of the village Dubova

2004 – Cup of the town Brezno, for the lifetime sports activities

2005 – nomination to the cartoonist of the year in the Slovak Republic

2009 – published his book debut “Tree of my life”

2010 – the common exhibition with Jozef Frtus in Banska Bystrica, Levice, Brezno

2012 – presentation of creative work of Ernest Svrcek in the Cartoon Gallery

He is living and working in Brezno, Slovakia.

Several examples from the work of Ernest Svrcek:


“Football connects men all over the world – dividing them to residents and guests.”

“I know that I know nothing. Alas, however, to those who know it as well.”

“A dog is the best friend of the descendant of apes.”

“Disgraced her … by platonic love.”

“One always wants more what he does not have as to what he does not know.”

“Men, except to their own household, rule the whole world.”



See also the “Profile page” of Ernest Svrcek – click here.

So – for your health, dear Ernest!



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