Mgr. Petra Vondová, Ph.D. (born 1974)

Terms and Conditions:

  • Party – Legal Representative agrees with the course terms and conditions, and undertakes to pay the required tuition. The Party shall become a member upon submitting the signed application form and transferring the payment. The missing amount must be supplied before initiation of the attendence inBarvička. The Party declares to be medically fit to attend the selected course and to be acknowledged that course which has been paid shall not be refunded (with the exception of serious health reasons). If necessary, the Party accepts any organizational changes of place, date or time. The course commencement and termination take place upon the dates specified in the application form. The Party/ Parent agrees that any captured photos or videos may be published and used forBarvička‘s self-promotion.
  • The Legal Representative agrees, that in case of meetings outside the permanent venue (the studio, etc.), children meet and leave from a predetermined place or exit a vehicle nearest to the home after agreement with a lecturer. In case of sudden absence of a lecturer, a child shall be released to go home 15 minutes after envisaged commencement of the appointment. Any disagreement must be stated in the application. Parent acknowledges that if a lesson is cancelled by a lecturer, it is only for serious reasons (illness, operational reasons, no supply work, etc.).
  • The data provided in the application is handled by the Law on the protection of personal data. Barvička may reject a participant application form for a course for serious reasons (full capacity, out of age range, previous conduct, disciplinary violations of participant, missing synergy of legal representative, etc.). During the course, it is possible to cease the activity of participant after repeated disciplinary violations about which the Party/ parents have been informed in writing (in e-mail). In this case, participant may be excluded from the course with no refund of the tuition. The Party undertakes to pay the damage caused intentionally. Barvička reserves the right not to open the offered courses due to an insufficient number of candidates. If a course is canceled, the Party may either request a transfer to another course or automatically receive a full refund.
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Application form

  • Download application form to join Barvička courses
  • Information for parents
  • The lecturers regularly (quarterly) inform parents about the individual progress of each student through notes in aspecial journal
  • After a half year, we organize an exhibition of works made by our pupils during a specific time period
    (parentsare invited to exhibition opening, but they can also comeand see it later at the agreed time
  • Once per year, we invite parents to
    watch our short videoprojection of the
    pupils working on the various projects. Besides, the event includes an art
    discussion or performance.
  • Once a year, pupils get a large part of their creations to carry them home

She is a graduate of Czech language, literature and art education at Faculty of Education of Masaryk University in Brno, where she also received her doctorate. During her studies she focused on Art game and children’s creation (from 2-10 years old). She usually uses natural, useless and waste materials but she also draws inspiration from the contemporary art.

You can find her ideas in magazine articles like Informatorium 3-8 or Moderní vyučování.

Currently, she is a professor of Czech language, literature and art education, and a lecturer of art education courses for training the teachers in kindergartens and in the first grade in elementary schools.

Besides teaching, she spends her time with making book illustrations and author readings for the youngest children. As an artist, she draws her inspiration from everywhere. Lots of her motifs and experiences she got, come from her travels in Switzerland, Italy, Greece, Philippines and Columbia.

List of her books:

  • Art techniques for children
  • Fine for inspiration to the four seasons
  • Fun art lessons
  • Fine inspiration to the whole year
  • Creative games for the smallest
  • Creative games and fairy tales
  • Creative games across continents
  • We make the things around us or the Pop art for children
  • We create from natural materials or land – art for children
  • Adventure Týnky and Pavlíka
  • Adventure Darinka and friends