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IGS 2018: Lasvit Ajeto, Lindava

Datum narození/Birthdate: *27. 7. 1952

Země původu/Country of origin: Česká republika / Czech Republic
Země současného pobytu/Country of present residence: Česká republika / Czech Republic



Glass Neck

Glass Neck

Souls Maison Paris

Vzdělání/Education

  • School of Building Technology and Architecture, Prague
  • School of Graphic Design, Prague
  • Parsons School of Design, New York, Independent Study

Projekty/Related projects

2016 Silence Speaks Louder Award – design for Prague Nonverbal Festival
Exhibition in Print: Shifting Sites, Metalsmith Magazine, USA, Member of Jury
City Furniture, Prague, Member of Jury
2015 Schmuck 2015 + K. O. V. Studio, curator + exhibition designer, ZIBA, Prague
Publikace - Sedm let, Ateliér K. O. V., Eva Eisler (ed.)
INTERNATIONAL TILES DAY, Head of the Jury, Prague
2014 Schmuck 2015 – Curator, Munich
Point of View - curator + exhibition designer, Salone del Mobile, Milano
2013 Point of View - curator + exhibition designer, Gallery 1, Prague
Designblok Atelier K. O. V. – curator + exhibition designer
2012 Collaboratory VŠUP, Milano - curator + exhibition designer Collaboratory VŠUP, Designblok 2012 – curator + exhibition designer Designblok Atelier K. O. V. – curator + exhibition designer Collaboratory VŠUP, FAVU Brno – curator + exhibition designer
2011 Designblok, Atelier K. O. V. - curator + exhibition designer
Treasure Hunt, studio K. O. V. Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich – curator +exhibition designer
Treasure Hunt – Krehky Mikulov - curator + exhibition designer
Treasure Hunt – Rudolfinum, Prague - curator + exhibition designer
2010 Cartier at Prague Castle – Power of Style - author / curator
Feast for visitors from another world, VŠUP - Salone del Mobile, Milano - curator
12 Lofts, Sculpture Garden, Prague - curator
2009 Works in Progress, K.O.V. Czech Center New York – curator + exhibition designer
My Europe, Czech Contemporary Art and Design, Brussels - curator + exhibition designer
My Europe, Czech Contemporary Art and Design, Cerninsky Palace - curator + exhibitiondesigner
My Europe, Czech Contemporary Art and Design, DOX - curator + exhibition designer
Baroque Masterpieces, Schwarzenberg Palace, National Gallery, Prague, exhibition designer
2008 Bubbles, drinking glasses for Artel – product design
“3 x 5” Aluminum Furniture System for UP závody – product design
Furniture accessories in Corian - DuPond – product design
Mikulov Chateau, permanent installation of the Contemporary Art Collection - curator +exhibition designer
2007 Czech Glass 1945-1980, National Gallery, Prague - exhibition designer
Jewelry installation, Kampa Museum Shop, Prague – design
2006 European Identity, International Poster Competition - Chairman of the Jury
Structures, Czech Jewelry, the Prague House, Brussels – curator + exhibition designer
Central Park Prague – Show flat and Showroom, Prague – interior design
Design for Radost, Benefit Auction, National Gallery, Prague – curator + exhibition designer
Mikulov Art Symposium, curator
Mikulov Art Symposium, Czech Center New York - curator + exhibition designer
Fitzsu Grand Prix, Toy Car, Benefit Auction, Los Angeles – product design
2004 Collection of stainless steel jewelry for MoMA, New York - design
2003 CSOB, Bank Headquarters, Architectural competition with John Eisler, Prague - design
JKC, Concert Hall, Architectural competition with John Eisler, Brno, design
Mono + Eva Eisler, UPM, Prague - curator + exhibition designer
2002 mono-cimetric, tabletop products for mono, Mettmann, Germany - product design
2001 Radiant Geometries, American Craft Museum, New York - exhibition design
2000 Memories of Murano, American Craft Museum, New York - exhibition designer
1999 Time Capsule, Museum of Art and Design, Visionaries award 1999 - design
1996 Czech Glass in Architecture, Czech Center, New York - exhibition designer
1995 Sara Lee Front-runner Awards Program, award sculpture design
1995 Czech Center NY, New York - interior design
1993 Troja Island Basin, environmental project by Michael Singer, Prague – production and design

Pracovní zkušenosti/Working experience

Docent na Vysoké škole uměleckoprůmyslové, K. O. V. Koncept – Objekt – Význam, Praha/Head of K. O. V. studio (concept-object-meaning), Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague

Samostatné výstavy/Solo exhibitions

2016 Maurer Zilioli Contemporary Arts, Munich
28 Venuses, Designblok, Lapidarium, Prague
2015 Souls, London's Business Design Centre, London
2014 Tree of Life - Colloredo Mansfeld Pallace, Designblok, Prague
2013 Art House – Colloredo Mansfeld Pallace, Designblok, Prague
Out of the Blue, Kvalitar Galerie, Prague
2008 M & K Galerie, Prague
Minimalne Trvanlive, Art House - Dum Umení, Ceské Budejovice
Minimalne Trvanlive, Czech Center, Bratislava
2007 Gambit Gallery, Prague
2004 Czech Center, New York
Galleria Paolo Marcolongo, Padova
2003 Museum of Decorative and Applied Arts, Prague
Julie Artisan’s Gallery, New York
2001 Julie Artisan’s Gallery, New York
2000 The Concord VIP Room, British Airways at JFK, New York
1999 Julie Artisan’s Gallery, New York
1998 Hilde Leiss Gallery, Hamburg
1997 Ludmilla Baczynsky Gallery, New York
1992 Avery Hall, The School of Architecture at Columbia University, New York
1989 Martha Schneider Gallery, Chicago
1988 Helen Drutt Gallery, New York
1987 Gallery of Modern Art, Los Angeles

Společné výstavy (výběr)/Collective exhibitions (selection)

2017 Private Confessions, Villa Stuck, Munich
2016 Private Confessions, CODA Museum, Holland
Respond, Trebon Chateau, Czech Republic
Wabi-Sabi, Gelerie u Betlemske kaple, Prague
ART NOW, Prague
Pop Up Shop: Glass Design, Czech Center, Berlin
Všichni Svatí – All Saints, Nová Galerie, Prague
2015 Maison & Objet, Paris
Solitaires, Preciosa, Brera, Milano
Collective Design Fair, New York, NY
Křehká síla skla, ZIBA, Praha
Aukce, Galerie Etcetera, Brno
Atelier Courbet, New York, NY
The Bauhaus #itsalldesign, Vitra Museum
New Acquisitions: Contemporary Art Jewelry, RAM’s Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI
Cihelna Concept Store, Praha
2014 Designblok 2014, Prague
Czech Center Berlin
Unique by Design, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Czech Center Munich
Collective 2, New York
2013 “3” Kvalitar Galerie, Prague
20 Years of Mikulov Art Symposium, “Dílna”
Spring Designblok Premier Fashion Week
2012 LOOT, Museum of Art and Design, New York
2011 Kvalitar, Prague
Moss gallery, New York
Primatorsky salonek, Designblok, Prague
Aukce Pro Japonsko, VSUP
Aukce, Studio Bubec, Prague
Mikulovske Art Symposium, Malostranska beseda, Prague
A Form of Perfection, Electrum Gallery, London
Treasure Hunt, Small Gallery / Gallery Rudolfinum
Krehky Mikulov, Festival of Design Art
2010 "Lovers from Prague, Czech Jewellery" World Jewellery Museum, Seoul, Korea
Miracles Archive, Expo 2010, Shanghai, China
2009 Elegant Armor: The Art of Jewelry, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY

 Modernist Jewelry of ART SMITH, Brooklyn Museum, NY
Ornament As Art: Avant-Garde Jewelry from the Helen Williams Drutt Collection,
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
The Donna Schneier Collection, Art Jewelry of the 80’ and 90’, RAM Museum, Racine, Wisconsin
DOX by Qubus, Design shop
SOFA, The International Exposition of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art, Chicago, IL
SOFA, The International Exposition of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art, New York, NY
My Europe - Moje Evropa, EESC Brusel, Cerninsky palace and DOX, Prague
2008 Czech contemporary jewelry “Structures”, Reverso gallery, Lisbon
Accent on Design, Jawits Center, New York
Designblok ’08, Prague
Summer Art, Czech Center, Prague
Brno Art Open ‘08, Sculptures in the streets, Brno
SOFA New York 2008, 7th Regiment Armory, New York
2007 Contemporary Czech Design, Imperial Art Gallery, Beijing, China
Ornament as Art: Avant-Garde Jewelry from Helen William Drutt Collection,
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA
Cook & Design, Wannieck Gallery, Brno
Art Prague 07, Prague
Moss, New York
Ring Ring Ring, Konsepti, Prague
Designblok ‘07, Prague
Salon 2, Galerie U Prstenu, Prague
Structures, Prague House, Brussels
2006 Structural Drift, Prague
Art Safari, Budec, Prague
2005 Mikulov Art Symposium, “Dílna 05”
2004 Bayer & Bayer Galerie, Women’s Power, Prague
Museum of Arts and Design, Treasures from the Vault, New York
Espace Solidor, Permanent collection, Cagnes-sur-Mer,
La Biennale di Venezia, Metamorph 9 mostra internazionale di architettura, Venice
Galeria Paolo Marcolongo, with guest artist Giampaolo Babetto, Padova, Italy
2003 Museum Kampa, Permanent collection, Prague
Hergetova Cihelna, Jewelry as Object-Object as Jewelry, Prague
Prague Castle, Czech Jewelry 1950-2000, Prague
Hunterdon Museum of Art, Jewelry Beyond Jewelry, New Jersey
International Schmuckschau - Schmuck’ 03, Munich,
2002 The Armory, International Art & Design 1900-2002, New York
The American Craft Museum, The Loot, New York
Annette Green Museum, New York
2001 Espace Solidor, Bijou Contemporain, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
American Craft Museum, Radiant geometries, New York
2000 The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Women Designers Project, New York
American Craft Museum, The LOOT, New York
American Craft Museum, Defining Craft, New York
1999 Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem's Choice, Arnhem, Nederland
Museum of Decorative and Applied Arts, Signum Design, Prague
Radio House Gallery, Prague Design without Subtitles, New York
Julie - Artisan's Gallery, Neomodern, New York
1998 American Craft Museum, Gold and Silver, New York
International Schmuckschau – Schmuck’ 98, Munich, Germany
1997 SOFA, Chicago
Museum of Decorative and Applied Arts, Modern Jewelry, Prague
Minoritský klášter Stříbro, Czech Modern Jewelry in Stříbro, Czech Republic
Galerie K.F.A, with Design studio Olgoj Chorchoj, Bratislava, Slovakia
1996 Palazzetti, Westport, Connecticut
1995 Gallery under Plecnik’s Stairs, Prague Castle, Technology by Ornament, Prague
American Craft Museum, The Permanent Collection, New York
Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Body Language, New York
1994 Stedelijk Museum, Helen W. Drutt Collection, Amsterdam
Rohsska Museum, Helen W. Drutt Collection, Gotenberg
Museum Bellevile, Helen W. Drutt Collection, Zurich
Arkansas Arts Center, Helen W. Drutt Collection, Little Rock
Museum of Applied Arts, Helen W. Drutt Collection, Helsinki
1993 Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, Boston
American Craft Museum, New York
1992 Galerie Mánes, Prague
Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia
Western Australia Gallery, Design Visions, Perth, Australia
Takenobu Igarashi Gallery, Tokyo
The American Craft Museum, Off the Wall, New York
The American Craft Museum, Wearables, New York
Sofie Lachaert Gallery, Matter anti Matter, Gent, Belgium
Marzee Gallery, Matter anti Matter, Nijmegen, Holland
Galerie Treykorn, Matter anti Matter, Berlin, Germany
Galerie fur Modernen Schmuck, Matter anti Matter, Frankfurt
V & V Galerie, Matter anti Matter, Vienna
Galerie D, Prague
1991 Bennett-Siegel Gallery, On Scale, New York
Artists Foundation Gallery, Jewelries / Epiphanies, Boston
The Gallery of Functional Art, Tables and Jewelry, Santa Monica
Artefacto 3 Gallery, Desenhos e Joias, Lisbon, Portugal
Connell Gallery, 1990 National Invitational Exhibition, Atlanta
1989 Pforzheim Museum, Ornamenta I , Pforzheim, Germany
International Schmuckschau, Schmuckszene ’89, Munich
Taboo Gallery, Architectural References, San Diego
Harmon Fine Arts Center, Drake University, Des Moines
Helen Drutt Gallery, New York
The Museum of Fine Arts, Contemporary Crafts: Concept in Flux, St. Petersburg
USA, Japan, traveling exhibition, East Meets West in Design
1988 America House, Innovative New Technology, Tenafly
Helen Drutt Gallery, New York
The Clark Gallery, Selected Works 1987-88, Lincoln
Steuben Glass Gallery, Collect New York, New York
1987 Sotheby’s, The Object as Art, New York
Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia
Sotheby’s, Now and Then, New York
Seraphin Gallery, Vision: The Force that transcends the Elements, Englewood
1986 Artwear Gallery, Balance, New York
The Monmoth Museum of Arts, An Expanding View, Lincoln
Wellsley College Museum, Wellsley
Squibb Gallery, Princeton
Wita Gardiner Gallery, San Diego
1985 Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Contemporary Jewelry Redefined, Pittsburgh

Ceny/Awards

2016 Designblok 2016 - nomination for Art House Installation
2014 Designblok 2014 - nomination for Art House Installation
2015 EDIDA Award – lighting design - Souls
2014 Czech Grand Design Awards 2013, Best Jewelry designer
2013 Czech Grand Design - nomination for Art House Installation
2009 Czech Grand Design - nomination for “3x5 Alluminum Series”
2003 Form 2003, for “mono cimetric”, Bundesverband Kunsthandwerk
1993 Residency, Rockefeller Study Center, Bellagio, Italy
1993 Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts

Veřejné sbírky/Public Collection

  • The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
  • Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York, NY
  • Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Smithsonian Institution - Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: Helen Williams Drutt Collection, TX
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  • Design Museum, Boston, MA
  • Luce Foundation Center for American Art, Washington, DC
  • RAM’s Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI
  • Museum of Decorative Arts, Montreal, Canada
  • Los Angeles County Museum, CA
  • Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
  • Château-Musée, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
  • Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Moravská Galerie, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Muzeu Českého ráje, Turnov, Czech Republic
  • Mikulov Chateau, Mikulov, Czech Republic
  • Museum of Glass and Jewelry, Jablonec, Czech Republic

Pedagogické zkušenosti/Select Teaching

2015 Scholastika - Pestré možnosti objektů
Dům umění, České Budějovice, workshop
Art’s Cool, Praha, workshop
2013 3 x 20 UMPRUM
2012 Czech Center New York
34 x VŠUP, Hradec Králové
2011 American Center, Prague
Fashion Talk, Designblok
UTB Zlín
2009 Český Design “světový”, DOX
2008 FAVU Brno
Art in public spaces, Brno
ŠperkStret, VŠVU, Bratislava
SOFA, New York
Pecha Kucha, Prague
2005 Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
2003 Academy of Art, Architecture and Design, Prague
2000- 04 New York University, New York
1987- 89 Parsons School of Design, New York
1989 Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island
1989 Escola Massana, Art and Design Academy, Barcelona