Josef Velčovský is a popular Czech painter. He is well-known also for his distinctive illustrations in magazines and books. He has illustrated about 70 books. Josef Velčovský has presented his work in New York, Paris, the Netherlands, Poland, the Slovak Republic, Japan, Mongolia, Finland, Germany or Belgium.
He has had over 60 solo exhibitions. In the Czech Republic, he cooperates with many Prague galleries – regularly with Gallery La Femme – and mainly with the National Gallery in Prague.