Vladimír Véla (b. 1980 in Turnov) - graduated in l. 1994-1998 SUPŠ in Turnov, 1999-2000 SUPŠ and VOŠ in Jablonec n. Nisou and 2000-2006 Academy of Fine Arts in Prague (studio Classic painting techniques prof. Zdeněk Beran and studio Intermedia prof. Milan Knížák). In 2008 and 2009 he was a finalist of Award NG 333 and ČEZ Group. He became a member of association EX. From 2011 he organize several exhibition under this association but regularly exhibits since 2001. He became part of Czech contemporary painting through his exhibitiona at III. Zlin Youth Salon (KGVU Zlín, 2003), IV. Zlin Youth Salon (KGVU Zlín, 2006), Finalists of the 333 NG (NG, Trade Fair Palace, Prague, 2008), Finalists of the 333 NG (NG, Trade Fair Palace, Prague 2009), V. Zlin Youth Salon (KGVU Zlín, 2009) , Butterfly effect? (Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague 2013) Czech Dream (Czech House, New York, 2015), Needle in a Haystack (Topic salon, Prague, 2015).