Born in 1981,Pilsen

Works especially with book graphics design and illustrations overlapping with free art. She is fascinated with stories, happy endings, layers and light. Lives and works in Pilsen and Prague.

Studies

2001 – 2004 University of J. E. Purkyně in Ústí nad Labem – art pedagogy for basic, secondary and art schools
2003 – 2004 Department of Arts and Design at the West Bohemian University (specialisation in Media and didactic illustration / Doc. Josef Mištera)
2004 – 2008 Faculty of Arts and Design at the University of J. E. Purkyně in Ústí nad Labem (studio: Grafic Design II. / ak. mal. Michal Slejška)

Scholarships

2005 Akademia sztuk pięknych im. Jana Matejki w Krakowie ( Poster Studio / Prof. Piotr Kunce, Studio of Animation / Prof. Jerzy Kucia), Krakow, Poland
2006 Faculdade de Bellas Artes Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
2007 Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design ( Studio of Illustration and Graphics / MA Juraj Horváth), Prague, Czech Republic

Awards

2005 Award from the Graphic Design Studio II, Faculty of Applied Arts and Design, University of J.E. Purkyně in Ústí nad Labem
2006 Good Student Design
2007 Honorary mention, international exhibition “2007 Erasmus Prize Universidade do Porto“, Facutly of Fine Arts, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
2008 Statutory award of the magazine Grapheion, 14th year of competition of the Graphic of the Year 2007
Audience Award - 23rd International Biennale of Graphic Design, Brno / for a collection of works
2010 Gold for the book layout, European design Awards 2010,
Silver for the anual report, European design Awards 2010,
Silver for ilustrations, European design Awards 2010
2011 German Design Award 2012 Nominee
Outstanding Achievement winner in the Editorial category, HOW's International Design Awards 2011
Golden award for Eco-Friendly design, Creativity International Awards 2011 / Creativity 41st Print & Packaging Competition
Silver award for Book design, interior, Creativity International Awards 2011 / Creativity 41st Print & Packaging Competition
Honorable Mention for Video/CD/DVD Packaging, Creativity International Awards 2011 / Creativity 41st Print & Packaging Competition
Honorable Mention for Wedding announcment, Creativity International Awards 2011 / Creativity 41st Print & Packaging Competition

Solo exhibitions

2005 Exhibition of photographs – café Inkognito, Pilsen
“Mamma, why does it smell so bad in Ústí?“ - exhibition area In the Hall, Pedagogical Faculty, University of J. E. Purkyně, Ústí nad Labem
2006 “Recykl.“ – Spolek, Brno
Exhibition of photographs – Bezejmenná čajovna / No Name Tea House, Šťáhlavice
2008 – “Many hands make churches withstand“ – Olbramov municipality
2009 – “Saudades“ – Prusiny
“Posters for the IKEA-styled room“ – Jiná káva, Beroun
2010 – "Portugalské deníky" / “Portugal diaries“ – Vypálené koťátko, Prague
2011 – "Obrázky" / “Pictures“ – Jiná káva, Beroun
"How the book was born" / "Jak se rodí kniha", de-sign, Praha
2012 – "Vzpomínky na vzpomínky" / together with Blanka Kirchner – Armaturka Gallery, Ústí nad Labem

Participation in exhibitions / selection

2002 “Ready, Steady, Go“ – exhibition hall at the church, Bílina
“Fillovka open 2002“, Gallery of Emila Filla, Ústí nad Labem
2003 „Krásné“ / “Beautiful“ – shopping mall Corso, Ústí nad Labem
„Fotografické doteky“ / “Touches of Photography“ – Ve dvoře Gallery, Litoměřice
“New Media Cheb 2003 – International Show of Videoart and Performance“ - old brewey building, Cheb
„Světýlka“ / “Lights“– Exhibition hall at the church, Bílina
2004 “Touches of Photography II“ – Gallery of Modern Arts, Roudnice nad Labem
2006 “Murderous Deadline or 30 times 30“ – cultural café Jabloň, Pilsen
“Artifacts 06 – Stories of the Global Myth“ – Staré Hrady Castle
“i.ntro.avi“ – Gallery of Critics and Theorists, Adria Palace, Prague
“Czech Cartoon in the world of books; 12th international book fair and book festival Book World“ - Industrial Palace, Prague
“Curator's Experiment – the medium of painting in the medium of photography“ - exhibition area Na chodbě / In the Hall Pedagogical Faculty, University of J.E. Purkyně, Ústí nad Labem
Student Design, Design Centre of the Czech Republic, DC ČR Gallery, Prague
„Zření“ / “Seeing“, Gallery of the City of Pilsen, Pilsen
2007 “2007 ERASMUS Prize Universidade do Porto – Babelfishing“, Faculty of Fine Arts, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Student Design, Design Centre of the Czech Republic, DC ČR Gallery, Brno
“Domov /Home“ – Czech embassy, Jerusalem, Izrael
“Contemporary Czech Illustration“ – Art Gallery in Havlíčkův Brod, Havlíčkův Brod
„Na velikosti záleží“ / “Size Matters“ – Moving Station – former railway station Pilsen Southern Suberb, Pilsen
“Curator's experiment I – the medium of painting in the medium of photography and Curator's Experiment II – Země snivců / Dreamers' World“ – Department of Fine Arts VUT (FaVU), Brno
2008 “Graphic of the Year“ – Clam-Gallas's Palace, Prague
23rd Biennale of Graphic Design, Brno
„Jiná skutečnost“ / “A Different Reality“, Gallery of the City of Pilsen, Pilsen
2009 "Bohemen liegt am meer", Bremen Stadische Gallery, Bremen
"Bohemen liegt am meer", Czech centre, Berlin
2011 "Ženské závislosti" / "Womens dependencies", Klub V. Kolona, Praha
"Begegnung", Kunstverein Unverdorben, Neunburg vorm Wald

Active participation in workshops, symposia, festivals / selection

2000 “Moving station“ – site specific workshop, Southern Suburb Railway Station, Pilsen
2001 International Festival of Authorial Poetry – Mostar (Bosna and Herzegovina)
2002 Sculpture Symposium of Hoštka
Dance Workshop Buto, Moving Station, Pilsen
2003 “Nová Media Cheb – international videoart and performance show“, Cheb
2004 Week Workshop of Graphic Techniques, Sommerakademie, Plauen, Germany
Workshop of Advertising Graphics, Reiky Haiasallo (Finland) – FUD UJEP, Ústí nad Labem
Sculpture Symposium of Hořice
Poster Workshop, S. Stankoci (Slovakia) – FUD UJEP, Ústí nad Labem
2005 creation of puppets for “Vyšehrátky Festival – Theatre in Vyšehrad“,
Theatre workshop with the members of theatre „Teatr Ósmego dnia“, Moving Station, Plzeň
“Intermedia Sandpit – Point de convergence“ – workshop within festival „VČAS“ o. s. Klášter, Bechyně
2006 „Už ho nesou… aneb Tisíc let trutnovského draka“ / “He is coming….or Thousand Years of the Trutnov Dragon“ – cooperation during the preparation and realisation of ceremonies of the town of Trutnov (FUD UJEP, Ústí nad Labem ; KALD DAMU, Prague; mamapapa o. s.; Trutnov, the Town of the Dragon o. s)
Artfest – Gallery Klatovy-Klenová
„Typokracía: Estado Tipográfico“ – Faculty of Fine Arts, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
2007 Home / Domov – poster workshop, West Bohemian University, Pilsen
Miguel Pereira (Portugal) – “Costumes“, 11th Prague Quadrennial and Next Wave, Prague
Artfest – Gallery Klatovy-Klenová

Clients / selection

Ministry of Environment of the Czech Republic / University of J. E. Purkyně in Ústí nad Labem / West Bohemian University in Pilsen / Albatros Publications / Alfréd ve dvoře Theatre / studio DAMÚZA o. s. /Centre Johan, Association for Cultural and Social Projects / Ledovec o. s. / Asistence o. s. / NIPOS Artama / Divadlo na Vinohradech / Hm... band / Zrní band / Meta o. s.