Jiří Pačinek born in Litomerice on 1972. He studied at Glass apprentice centre in Novy Bor from 1987 till 1990 in the section of glass blowing and hand shaping. He started his career of glass blower in Czech famous Chribská glass works focusing mainly on free-hand shaped glass and then found Petr Novotny as unique spring of inspiration and knowledge and he made the best of this special opportunity to work in Ajeto and created own easily recognizable style of creation. He spent many days working in Petr Novotny's home glass workshop, where he got familiar with production of ancient glass replicas, where he could create astounding glass sculptures. In the end Lindava became his home and few years ago he opened own glass art gallery right in his living house.