MIROSLAV   Z A H A L K A    / curriculum vitae

 

Lives and Works in Prague    

Date of Birth: 24/09/1973

Nationality: Czech Republic

Contact Address: Patockova 14, postal code: 16900, Prague 6, Czech Republic

E-mail: mirekidle/at/seznam.cz, info/at/miroslavzahalka.com, m.zahalka/at/narodni-divadlo.cz

Telephone: +420732385828

Online: miroslavzahalka.com

 

 

EDUCATION & TRAINING, selected

 

from 2008 to the present

National Theatre in Prague, Prague-CZE

-Studios and Workshops

-Position Held: Chief of the Painting Studio

 

1995-2001

Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design, Prague-CZE

-Department of Fine Arts: Conceptual and Intermedia Art

-Head of Studio: Prof. Adela Matasova, ak. soch., Sculptor

 

1992-1994

Vaclav Hollar School of Arts, Prague-CZE

-Department of Illustration and Book Design

 

1988-1992

Vaclav Hollar School of Arts, Prague-CZE

-Department of Advertising Graphics

 

 

PRIZES

 

2009

The Grand Prix Award

-The 5th International Drawing Biennale, Melbourne, AUS

 

 

EXHIBITION LIST

 

2013

"NYBA 2012/13"  New York Biennale of Art, NY, USA

-Digital Media Category Participation

 

"The Story of the Creative", Long Island City, New York, USA

-See.Me Exhibition Space, Jackson Avenue

 

Municipal Theatre in Most, CZE

-Installation of the Sculpture NON PLUS ULTRA

-Long-Term Loan of the Sculpture

 

The Painting Studio of the National Theatre in Prague, CZE

-Collective Exhibition of Painters Working for the National Theatre

 

2011

"The Power of Self 2011"

-Artist Wanted, NY, USA

-Included Among Top 100 Finalists

 

"Open" Art Exhibition

-The Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery, Florida, USA

-Special Recognition Award

 

Art Kudos International Exhibition

-The 7th Annual Online Juried Competition

-Included Among Finalists

 

2010

Atrium gallery, Prague, CZE

-The 6th Žižkovský výtvarný podzim

 

Art Kudos International Exhibition

-The 6th Annual Online Juried Competition

 

Nude Nite Art Exposé, Orlando, Florida, USA

-A Multimedia Art Event of the Nude

 

2009

The 5th International Drawing Biennale 2009, Melbourne, AUS

-Steps Gallery, Carlton, Melbourne, AUS

-Benalla Art Gallery, Benalla, Victoria, AUS

 

Ovenden Contemporary (Art Promotions) Limited, Ely-Cambridgeshire, ENG

-Self-Portrait Online Competition, Paintings and Sketches Category Participation

 

The HUGO Create International Contest

-HUGO Fragrances by HUGO BOSS Design Online Participation

-Round 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

 

LACDA, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, California, USA

-Snap to Grid

 

2008

LACDA, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, LA, USA

-Snap to Grid

 

2006

Art Gallery in Nachod, Riding Hall, Nachod-CZE

-Náchodský výtvarný podzim, The 23rd Annual Regional Art Presentation

 

2004

Art Gallery in Nachod, Riding Hall, Nachod-CZE

-Náchodský výtvarný podzim, The 21st Annual Regional Art Presentation

 

IV. International Biennale of Drawing Pilsen 2004, Pilsen-CZE

 

2003

The Worldtrade Center Site Memorial Competition, New York, USA

-Participation in Competition

 

Gallery Fronta, Prague-CZE

-Stimulace-Simulace

 

2002

III. Central-European Biennale of Drawing Pilsen 2002, Pilsen-CZE

 

2001

Royal Canonry of Premonstratensians at Strahov, Strahov Monastery, Prague-CZE

-Practical Diploma Work Exhibition

-Sale of the Model No.1/5 Figure and Plane into the Collection of the Picture Gallery at Strahov Monastery

 

1999

International Open-Air Festival,Granary, Klenova-CZE

-Doteky-Contacts

 

Junge Tschechische Kunst, Rosenthal Theater, Selb, GER

 

1998

My Idea, Adobe Design Challenge, GER

 

International Textile and Fashion Fair, Brno-CZE

-VEBA, Textile Mills Joint-Stock Company in Broumov-CZE: Figural Statue as a Part of the Company Presentation

 

1995

Paper Mill, Old Town Hall, Prague-CZE

 

Gallery Za branou, Louny-CZE

 

Gallery Genesis, Prague-CZE

 

1994

Gallery of Vaclav Hollar School of Arts, Prague-CZE

 

1993

Vox Humana, Town Hall, Ostrava-CZE

 

St. Selfassertion Sojourn, House No..427/101, Prague, CZE