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IGS 2018: Preciosa a.s.

Datum narození/Birthdate: *14. 12. 1967

Země původu/Country of origin: U.S.A. / U.S.A.
Země současného pobytu/Country of present residence: Česká republika / Czech Republic


1999–2000 Academy of Art, Architecture & Design (UMPRUM), Prague, ČR
1990 Rhode Island School of Design - Providence RI BFA with Honors

Samostatné výstavy/Solo exhibitions

2009 Art in Embassies, Brussels, Belgium.
2008 Art in Embassies. Contemporary Art by American Women. US Embassy, Belgrade, Serbia
2006 Art in Embassies. 21st Century Woman. US Embassy to NATO, Brussels, Belgium
2003 Rye Arts Center. Fashion Statement: Clothing with Content
Burlington City Arts Firehouse Center for Contemporary Art. Material Vision
Glass Society of Ireland. View 5. Waterford, Ireland
2002 SUMEI Multidisciplinary Arts Center, Newark, NJ. National Print Exhibition
2001 Bausch & Lomb Gallery, Rochester, NY. Visionary Women
2000 Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw, Poland. Obrazy

Společné výstavy (výběr)/Collective exhibitions (selection)

2018 Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN. Embodied Beauty. Solo exhibition
Kampa Museum, Prague, CZ. Draped in Light. Solo exhibition
2017 Palazzo Franchetti Fondazione Berengo at the 57th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, IT, Glasstress
Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI. Floating World. Solo exhibition
Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum, Saginaw, MI. Floating World. Solo exhibition
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson AZ. Dress Matters: Clothing as Metaphor
Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC. Fired Up: Women in Glass
2016 Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery, Washington DC
Connections: Contemporary Craft at the Renwick Gallery
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA. Glass for the New Millennium, Masterworks from the Kaplan-Ostergaard Collection
Alexander Tutsek Foundation for Arts + Science, Munich, Germany. Life is a Beach: Contemporary Art by International Artists
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina. Semi-Reclining Dress Impression with Drapery
2015 Toyama Glass Art Museum, Toyama, Japan. Inaugural Exhibition
Museum of West Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech Republic. Floating World. Solo Exhibition
Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin. Contemporary Glass at RAM
2014 Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio. Dayton Celebrates Glass
New Britain Museum of Art, New Britain, Connecticut. Glass Today: 21st Century Innovations
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee. Facets of Modern and Contemporary Glass
2013 Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA. TRANSPARENCIES: Contemporary Art & A History of Glass
Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY. Playing with Fire: 50 Years of Contemporary Glass
2012 Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Fusion
Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, Wisconsin. Spark & Flame: 50 Years of Art Glass & the University of Wisconsin - Madison
2011 New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM. Kimono: Karen LaMonte & Prints of the Floating World
Wentworth-Coolidge State Historic Site, Portsmouth, NH, Art Encounters Preservation
2010 Musée-Atelier départemental du Verre, Sars-Poteries, France. Réflexions Féminines.
2009 Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA. Art of Glass 2 Contemporary Glass Among the Classics
2008 Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR. Hot Color Cool Glass
Glasmuseum Hentrich, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany. Karen LaMonte Sculptures. Solo Exhibition
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM. Flux: Reflections on Contemporary Glass
2007 Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY. Shattering Glass New Perspectives
2006 Alexander Tutsek Foundation, Munich, Germany. The Face of Lost and Found Again
2005 Museum of Glass International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma, WA. Absence Adorned. Solo exhibition
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE. The Dress Makes the Woman
Museum of Applied Arts, Brno, Czech Rep. X Years of Mold Melted Glass
2004 Czech Museum of Fine Art, Prague, Czech Republic. Vanitas. Solo exhibition
2003 Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY. Museum fur Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany. Corporal Identity-Body Language
Camerino Municipal Salon, Camerino, Italy. Stanze di Vetro


2018 The Corning Museum of Glass and Corning Incorporated Specialty Glass Residency
2015 James Renwick Alliance Master of the Medium Award
2012 Smithsonian Archives of American Art Oral history interview
2009 Corning Museum of Glass/Kohler Arts Center Joint Artist-in-Residence Program
2007 Jutta Cuny Franz Memorial Award Laureate
2007 Museum of Glass Artist’s Residency
2006 Japan-United States Friendship Commission, NEA Creative Artists Exchange Fellowship Program
2005 The Virginia A. Groot Foundation Recognition Award
2002 UrbanGlass Award for New Talent in Glass
2002 & 1991 Creative Glass Center of America Fellowship
2001 The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Award
1999–2000 Fulbright Fellowship Cast Glass Sculpture in the Czech Republic

Veřejné sbírky/Public Collection

  • Alexander Tutsek Foundation, Munich, Germany
  • Alturas Foundation, San Antonio, Texas
  • Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, Wisconsin
  • Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia
  • Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • The Corning Museum, Corning, New York
  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum
  • Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan
  • Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Iowa State University Museum, Ames, Iowa
  • Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Montgomery Museum of Art, Montgomery, Alabama
  • Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris, France
  • Musée du Verre, Sars-Poteries, France
  • Museum of American Glass, Millville, New Jersey
  • Museum of Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts
  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
  • Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
  • Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, California
  • Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida
  • Seven Bridges Foundation, Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Smithsonian Mus. of American Art, Renwick Gallery, Washington DC
  • Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas
  • Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio
  • Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona
  • Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, Florida

Nejnovější publikace/Latest Publications

2017 Hill, Judy. SoCaltech. Cloud Sourcing. Fall, 2017.
Villarreal, Ignacio. artdaily.com. Karen LaMonte unveils monumental works in the Glasstress exhibition during the Biennale. May 14 2017
Vogue Italia. Biennale d’arte 2017 a Venezia: 11 cose da non perdere. May 17 2017
The Culture Trip. Don't Miss This Glassworks Exhibition in a 16th-Century Venetian Palace. May 15 2017
Art-Ba-Ba. 艾未未,与26个艺术家,在威尼斯合作美丽又易碎的展览 (Ai Weiwei, with 26 artists, beautiful and fragile exhibitions in Venice) May 18
2017 Austin, David. Palm Springs Art Patron Magazine. Embracing Beauty. Spring, 2017.
2011 Addison, Laura. El Palacio Magazine. Kimono: Karen LaMonte & Prints of the Floating World. June. pp 58-59
de Beaumont, Theirry. Revue de la Céramique et du Verre. Karen LaMonte: Le corps du vide. Jan. p. 24-31
Harper’s Magazine. Image detail Ojigi. August, 2011. p. 27
TimeOut New York. Art That Makes You Feel Cool. July 7-13, 2011. p. 14
Speer, Richard. ARTNews. Floating World exhibition review. June 2011. pp. 113-114
2010 Bell, Nicholas. Smithsonian American Art Museum - Eye Level. In Conversation: Nicholas Bell on Karen LaMonte. January 25, 2010
de Beaumont, Theirry. Verre & Création. Karen LaMonte: Ce vide qui nous ressemble. 09.2010. Cover, p 6-7
Oldknow , Tina. Karen LaMonte: Drapery Abstractions Charting the Iconography of Desire. 2010
2009 Erickson, Mark. Daily Press. Glass Sculptures Conjure Evocative Apparitions. May 17, 2009 2008 Ganis, William. Spectral Traces. Glass Quarterly. Fall 2008. Vol 112. pp. cover + 10 pages.
Hakendahl, Jorg. Das darf ich nicht verpassen. Bild Dusseldorf. 17.1.2008. p. 6.
Lichtkorper. Vogue. 1.3.2008/Nr. 3/2008. p. 254
Merten, Ulrike. Die Droge Glas. Neue Rhein Zeitung. 18.3.2008
Sebastian, Klaus. Faszinierend: Plastiken aus Glas. Rheinische Post. 21.1.2008. p. D5
2007 Genocchio , Benjamin. Art Review. New York Times. Published: December 30, 2007
Kangas, Mathew. Exhibition Review. Sculpture Magazine. Jan/Feb 2007 Vol. 26 No 1.
Ricke, Helmut. Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Award 2007. Neues Glass/New Glass. Fall 2007 (3/07)
2006 Lenander, Johanna. Bonfire of the Vanities. Spoon: Taste of Contemporary Culture.
Jan/Feb 2006
Doy, Gen. Immaterial/Material. Works by Karen LaMonte. Neues Glass/New Glass. Spring 06 (I/06). Cover
2005 Atelier Journal. Vanitas exhibition review. Jan 2005
Ceske Listy. Vanitas exhibition review. Jan 2005
Dewulf, Sophie-Lucie. Interpretazioni materiche 1. Mood. Moda Design. Iss. 73/Sep 2004
Dolce Vita Magazine. Cover photo. Mar 2005
Haló Noviny. O pohledech a průhledech ve výtvarných podobách. Nov 16, 2005
Hill, Lori. Dress Makes the Woman, exhibition review. City Paper. Jun 30-Jul 6, 2005
Farr, Sheila. Critic’s Pick. The Seattle Times. Dec 4, 2005
Fronczak, Rogers Mimi. Vestiges and Visages. Prague Post. Jan 12-18, 2005
Graves, Jen. Review. The News Tribune. Dec 11, 2005
Philadelphia Inquirer. Artful Dresses. Dress Makes the Woman exhibition review. Aug 12, 2005
Perreault, John. Reflections on Glass. American Craft Magazine. Jun/Jul 2005
Rice, Robin. Arts Commentary, The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Fellowship Recipients. Harrisburg, 2003
Stepan, Petr. Karen LaMonte. Keramica a Sklo. Jan 2005. Iss 1.
2004 Bell, Robert. Karen LaMonte. Atelier Journal. Jul-Sep 2004
Dolce Vita Magazine. Zrcadlení: Reflected. Vanitas exhibition review. Issue 5, 2004
Greenwood, Phoebe. They’ve Got Views. The London Times. Jan 7, 2004. Sec T2
2003 Bell, Robert. The Lady Vanishes. Artonview. The National Gallery of Australia. Sum. 2002/3 No. 32
Glueck, Grace. Celebrating the Flesh: Its Fullness, Its Frailties, Its Forbidden Secrets. NY Times. Dec 5, 2003
Frantz, Susanne. 20/20 Vision. American Craft. Dec 2003/Jan 2004
Kohler, Lucartha. Women working in glass. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2003
Yelle, Richard. International Glass Art. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2003
2002 New Glass Review 23. Juried publication by Neues Glas & Corning Museum of Glass, May 2002
Kim, Hyun-Jung. Crart (Korean art magazine). Nov. 2002. No. 15
Littman, Brett. The Spectacular Glass Dresses of Karen LaMonte. Glass. Spring 2002: No. 86
Oldknow, Tina. Collectors as Advocates. American Craft. Jun/Jul 2002: Vol. 62, No. 3
Waggoner, Shawn. The Marvelous in the Mundane: Karen LaMonte. Glass Art. 5/6 2002, V17/No 4
2000 Schmölders, Wolfgang. Faltenwurf in Glas (Drapes in Glass). Glashaus Magazine
Yelle, Richard. Contemporary Art From UrbanGlass. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2000