JOSEF MAREK born1963

Education:
1978-1982 Secondary school of glass art, Kamenický Šenov
1990-1996 University of Fine Arts and Architecture ,Prague-Glass in Architecture
1994-1995 Alfred University N.Y., USA ,

Work Experience:
1982-1986 glass worker , Crystalex , Nový Bor
1989-1990 Designer and director of art glass experimental workshop, Umělecká řemesla, Prague
1997-2000 Visiting Professor, Toyama City Institute of Glass Art, Japan

Lectures:
University of Sunderland UK,
Contemporary Art Glass Society UK,
Staffordshire University U.K.

Selected Exhibitions:
1991 Galerie Václava Špály, Praha
1991 Water Reservoir, Barcelona
1993 Hrad Sovinec
1994 Holsten Gallery, USA
1994-1996 Rob Van Den Doel Gallery, Holandsko
1995 Umělecko-průmyslové muzeum, Praha, Cena Swarowski
1995-1996 Galerie Langův Dům, Frýdek
1996 Národní technické muzeum, Praha
1998 Chappell Gallery, USA
1998 DAY.I.Can, Toyama, Japonsko
1998 Aichi Prefectural Ceramic Museum, Seto, Japonsko
1998 Museum of Modern Art, Takaoka, Japonsko
1998 Enomoto Gallery, Osaka, Japan
1998 Venezia Aperto Vetro 98, Italie
1998 Auction in aid of Sue Ryder Foundation, The Studio Glass Gallery, Londýn
1998 Glasgalerie Hittfeld, Německo
1999 The second contemporary glass exhibition in Satsuma, Japonsko
2000 Japanese Connections, The Studio Glass Gallery,Londýn
2002 Stone and glass, Czech Embassy, Tokyo, Japonsko
2004/05 Praha/Aichi-Japan-EXPO 2005~"V zajetí světla a prostoru"
2006 MASTERS OF MODERN,MUNCHEN
2006 SOFA Chicago
2007 SOFA Chicago
2008 REFLECTIONS ON CONTEMPORARY GLASS,MUSEUM OF ART,SANTA FE,NEW MEXICO
2008 20 JAHRE GLASGALERIE HITTFELD:"DREI GENERATIONEN"
2009 CONNECTIONS-CONTEMPORARY EUROPEAN GLASS SCULPTURE.
2012 LEI SEE,KORU CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY HONK KONG
2015 MASTERS OF MODERN,MUNCHEN,DE
2016 CONNECTIONS -THE SCOTTISH GALLERY-EDINBURGH UK.
2016 Ovengevormed glass ,Zaandvort museum Holland
2016 Masters of form,Stoelting gallery,Hamburg

Solo Exhibitions:
1999 Josef Marek – Glass Sculptures, Kaki Gallery, Toyama, Japonsko
2002 Give and Take, The Studio Glass Gallery, Londýn
2003 Josef Marek-skleněné plastiky,Galerie Langův dům,Frýdek
2010 Josef Marek-sculptures/ galerie Frank Picon,Paris
2013 Josef Marek-glass space,Galerie Minerva,Malmo,Sweden
2013 Josef Marek –glass sculptures Broft galéry Den Haag
2014 Josef Marek –glass sculptures ,Broft Gallery Leerdam
2014 Josef Marek-Illusive raum.Stoelting gallery ,Hamburg
2015 Josef Marek-glass sculptures,gallery of cultural center Cvikov ČR
2016 Josef Marek-glass and inner space,GLD Frýdek

Public Collections:
Toyama Museum of Glass,Japan
Glasmuseum,Ernsting Stifftung,Coesfeld,Germany
Barbara Achilles stiftung Germany
Museum města Pardubic ČR
Musée de design et d'arts appliqués contemporains ,Lausanne

Competitions awords:
New glass review competition – 1992, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000,2005, Corning, USA,
Price of Daniel Swarowski – 1995
Art Buzz 2008 collection the bookUSA -second price
Nicosia Conference center art competition.









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