Jan Maresh

At present he lives in the Czech republic in the town Dasice (near Pardubice).

He began with drawing in 2011.

In the years 2012-2015 he studied under the direction of Pavla Andraskova at the Public Conservatoires in Ostrava.

In 2013-2014 he studied comics and illustration in Prague under the direction of academic painter Milan Fibiger.

In his comic projects, which are in black and white colors, you can see his sense for detail.

He began with digital painting in 2017. His personal projects are mostly in watercolor. The inspiration for his work is sought primarily in fantasy and world mythology.


In 2013

His first comic book Pact was published in the collection Vejir 2013 with his pseudonym Honsimaru.

Second comic was published in the fanzine malej Dodzin.

In 2015

Comics in the fanzines hravej Dodzin a Playbisik.

In 2016:

Comic book Theurg in collection Vejir 2016.

Illustrations for Songbook Jaroslav Jung.

Comic book in the fanzine oldskulovej Dodzin.

Illustration in the collection of short stories Zoldneri fantasie 2016.

He was on the Polish festival Days of Europe in Olesnica. There he introduced his artwork.

In 2017:

Comic book Earth of night sun in collection Vejir 2017.

Comic book in the fanzines kvintesencial Dodzin.

Illustration in the collection of short stories Zoldneri fantasie 2017.

In 2018:

Comic book Collector in collection Vejir 2018.

Participation in Atelier ART Fest – international fair of modern art

In 2019:

Exhibition of Gabriela Cafe in Hradec Kralove – February

Exhibition Gaudeamus Gallery – Cultural House of the City of Ostrava – April