Trained as an art gilder he subsequently graduated from the College of Art and Design in Uherské Hradiště. Jiří Havlik´s work is dedicated to painting and graphics, but he also creates art sculpture and photography. His work is represented in collections throughout the world. For his paintings and photographic work he gained a number of awards. In 2010 Jiří Havlík won the eighth round of the Showdown competition in London attended by thousands of works from all around the world. Jiri Havlik lives and works in Český Krumlouv.