Robert Šalanda (born in 1976 in Olomouc) – graduated from Academy of fine arts in Prague (1995 – 2002). In 2000 Robert was granted a scholarship at Facultad de Bellas Artes Cuenca in Spain. In 2011 Robert took part in ISCP residential stay in New York, in 2016 at AIR Antwerp in Belgium and in Meetfactory in Prague. He is a cofounder of SPZ gallery (2011). He has been teaching at Painting studio I. at the Academy of fine arts in Prague since 2017. He took part in the following exhibition projects: Unreliable narrator (1. Patro gallery, Prague, 2017), Passive perpetrator (Futura gallery, Prague, 2016), Czech Dream (Czech Centre, New York, 2015), I Recommend (35m2 gallery, Prague, 2014), Treasures (Entrance gallery, Prague, 2014), 7 New Zlín Salon (Zlín, 2014), Word for Word (MeetFactory gallery, Prague, 2013), Morse (St.Garden/WinterSpace, New York, 2011), Czech Painting of the Zero Generation (Wennieck Gallery, Brno, 2011), Fundaments and Sediments (GHMP, Municipal Library, Prague, 2011), After Velvet (GHMP gallery, the Golden Ring House, Prague, 2009), CZ-SK Contemporary young painting (Wennieck gallery, Brno, 2008), Resseting / Different paths of objectivity (GHMP, Municipal Library, Prague, 2007 – 2008), Acne (Rudolfinum Gallery, Prague, 2006), Intercity: Berlin – Prague 01 (Haus am Waldse gallery, Berlin, 2005).