update 13.10.2005

art & design © Kateřina Novotná 2005

CURRICULUM VITAE

My name is Kateřina Novotná. I was born on February 25, 1973 in Chomutov, Czech Republic.

Education:
1987 - 1991: Secondary Art School of Václav Hollar in Prague.
1991: I passed my secondary school leaving-examination in advertising, art history, technology of fine arts and Czech language and literature.
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... etc.
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 art monuments.
2003: Editor of art, architecture and design. I had a personal rubric for Metropolitan magazine.
2004 - now: Designer for Galvenn company.

Art realization:
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 Fruhstorfer).

Self-contained realizations:
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 in Kadaň.
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).

Exhibitions:
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 Valeš.
2004: U Magazine (Rabobank Holland)

Presentation of my work:
2005: „The Galery of czech plastic“, Prague

Kateřina Novotná

Address:
Šmeralova 13
Prague 7, Bubenec 170 00
Czech Republic

Telephone:
gsm::-+420 723 643 920
Studio:+420 2 333 754 71

katerina@roaringtwins.com