Petr Holecek was born in 1976 in Benesov, Czech Republic.

Between the years 1996 to 2001 he studied at University in Ceske Budejovice, CR, Pedagogical Faculty, and specialized in Art and Civic Education. In the Spring of 2003 he attended a drawing studies course at the National Gallery of Ireland, and in 2004 he was an art assistant in the studio of Patrick O’Reilly in Dublin

He has had many solo exhibitions in the Czech Republic and numerous group exhibitions throughout Ireland and the Czech Republic. He has exhibited at the Royal Ulster Academy and the Royal Hibernian Academy.

In 2006 he was awarded Gold Medal for The Best Work, for Artists under 35 years old, at the Art Biennale, Czech Republic.