Studied at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, since 1995 he attended many scholarsip stays abroad, mainly in the US, where he has also been active as a teacher. Founded the Kolotoč Fine Arts Theatre, between 1987 – 1991 he was a member of the Tvrdohlaví collective. In 2000, Čestmír established the Studio Bubec in a former warehouse in Prague 5 – Řeporyje. Here he organizes residential stays and holds regular Art Safari events (exhibitions, workshops etc.). He is widely known for his giant steel sculptures made from discarded water tanks. With flames and welding machine, he transforms these enormous objects into surprisingly fragile artifacts.