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My name is Kateřina Novotná. I was born on February 25, 1973
in Chomutov, Czech Republic.
1987 - 1991: Secondary Art School of Václav Hollar
1991: I passed my secondary school leaving-examination
in advertising, art history, technology of fine arts and Czech language and
1991 - 1993: Two-years-long post-leaving-examination
course. The main field of my study: book graphic and illustration.
1993: Academy of Fine Arts in Prague - studio of
Monumental Art (sculpture) under supervision of Professor Aleš Veselý. During
my studies at the Academy I took interest in the field of conservation of historical
art monuments in which I also started to work under professional supervision.
I had the opportunity to participate in conservation of Renaissance graffito
figurative facade of the chateau in Český Krumlov, Gothic wall paintings (frescoes)
in the church of Slavětín, decorative wall painting in the synagogue of Rakovník
& Heřmanův Měštěc, Renaissance frescoes on the church ceiling in Libočany
and Late Gothic painted facade of an ambit in Franciscan monastery in Kadaň...
Bezalel Academy of Fine Arts & Design in Jerusalem, in the studio of fine
arts at Professor Larry Abramson. During my stay at the Bezalel Academy I worked
with glass and I utilized my experience with this material in my project which
I realized there.
1997 - 1998: Realization of an art project in Bezalel
Academy of Fine Arts & Design in Jerusalem as a guest artist.
1998: Bachelor exam (BgA) in the Academy of Fine
Arts in Prague.
1999: Master degree (MgA) in the Academy of Fine
Arts in Prague - main field sculpture, history of fine art and philosophy. Final
project advisors: Kurt Gebauer and Yvan Theimer [Paris}.
2000 - 2001: Study stay in Paris (6 months).
1999 - 2003: Working experience in restoring Historical
2003: Editor of art, architecture and design. I had
a personal rubric for Metropolitan magazine.
2004 - now: Designer for Galvenn company.
Cooperation with architect Manfred Junger (Austria).
1994: Hotel Hammerhof in Bodenmais, Germany (family
Baumgartener): painting, decoration of elevators.
- Hotel Hofbräuhaus in Bodenmais, Germany (family Fruhstorfer): wall decoration,
painting of interior.
1995: Hotel Riederin in Bodenmais, Germany (family
Wolfl): ceiling painting decoration.
2001: Design and realization of mosaic on the floor
of Penzion Bílý Beránek in Kadaň.
2002: Design and realization of mosaic on the wall
of Hotel Oswald in Germany.
- Wall painting of interior Hotel Hofbräuhaus in Bodenmais, Germany (family
1997: Design and realization of plastic decoration
of interiors in a private villa in St. Martin in Austria (family Junger).
2000: Sculpture decoration of facade in a private
villa in St. Martin in Austria (family Junger).
- Design and realization of mosaic on the floor of private house in Kadaň.
- Design and realization of mosaic on the floor of private Penzion Bílý Beránek
2002: Design and realization of mosaic on the floor
in private house in Kadaň.
2004: Design and realization of wall painting in
private chapel in Czech (family Schwarzenberg).
1994: Gallery in Karlovy Vary.
1994: Gallery Hladký in Vejprty.
1994: Cassel Gallery in Kadaň.
1995: Gallery Apart in Prague.
1996: Gallery Bezalel in Jerusalem.
1997: Main Gallery in Kadaň.
1998: Gallery Carolinum in Prague.
2000: Gallery in Český Krumlov.
2003: Art & Decoration, Art forum Praha, in Prague.
2004: „Angeles“-„The Galery of czech plastic“, Prague.
Publishing & articles of my work:
1994: Art magazine - Atelier.
2002: The book - „Artistic Kadaň 1900-2000“, by Vladimír
2004: U Magazine (Rabobank Holland)
Presentation of my work:
2005: „The Galery of czech plastic“, Prague
Prague 7, Bubenec 170 00
723 643 920
Studio:+420 2 333 754 71