Jakub Hribek was born on 3 June 1984 in Ostrava. He was born with severe arthrogryposis and contractions of the upper and lower extremities (arms and legs are paralysed). He first lived in an infants' home and from 1988 on in a children's and young people's home where he also attended a school for the disabled. In 1994 he began to draw and paint with his mouth. He chiefly uses pastels and water colours.
Date of birth: 03.06.1984
Scholarship holder since: 01.03.2004