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Jan Valik

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Solo exhibitions

2017 Kago, Flatgallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2017 Plethora and a Quiet World, NICHE Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2016 Drawings, Hole to the world Art Cafe, Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia
2016 Fragile garden, NOV Art Space, Pardubice, Czech Republic
2015 Scent of outside, Atelier Sin, Telc, Czech Republic
2015 Situation, Galerie Pavilon, Prague, Czech Republic
2015 disJOINTED, Maumau Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2014 Light has no colour, Stolen Gallery, Nitra, Slovakia
2014 Invisible body, Pan-European University, Bratislava, Slovakia
2014 Inbetween Branching, Cit Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2013 Et In Arcadia Ego, Cecilia!, Installation, Slovak Filharmony, Bratislava, Slovakia
2012 Walkwell John, CC Centrum Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2011 Tempted / To linger, AVU Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

Selected group exhibitions

2017
Valdis Bušs, Vilaka Municipal Gallery, Vilaka, Latvia
Kazuo Kobayashi and Floating Fellows, Motoazabu Gallery, Saku, Japan
Slovak art from CIdA, French Institute, Bratislava, Slovakia
L’art Slovaquie, Slovak Institute and Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
2016
“2016”, DOT. Contemporary Art Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
Winter selection 5, Flatgallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
Painting 2016, Nedbalka Gallery, Finalists exhibition, Bratislava, Slovakia
Open Studio, BankART Studio NYK AiR, Yokohama, Japan
Subtilities, DOT. Contemporary Art Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2015
KRUH/CIRCLE, Festival of site-specific art, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic
Painting of the year, finalists exhibition, Nedbalka Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
Spital Art Festival, Jaromer, Czech Republic
Na hranici – Grenznah, Galerie Skolska, Prague, Czech Republic
Pop-up, Kargart, Istanbul, Turkey
2014
Cuckoo Festival, Site-specific art festival, Ostrava, Czech Republic
Young Art Show, House of Arts, Piestany, Slovakia
Spring studies, performative event in an orchard, Prague, Czech Republic
Arte Laguna Prize (Viktor Fuček and Ján Valík project), Arsenale, Venice, Italy
Drawing Box, Associazione Culturale Luci e Ombre, Bologna, Italy
Drawing Box, Sining Makiling Gallery in Laguna, Philippines
2013
Grenznah, Art symposium in Bavarian forests, Tummelplatz, Germany
Hotbed, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Drawing Box, Ranelagh arts centre, Dublin, Ireland
Open studio, Cité internationale des arts, Paris, France
Drawing Box: Mail Art Project, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Beyond That Place, (Petr Gruber, Jan Poupe, Jan Valik), Gallery AVU, Prague, Czech Republic
Anonymous Drawings, Galerie Nord/Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Anonymous Drawings, Galerie Delikatessenhaus Leipzig, Germany
Anonymous Drawings, TAC Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Drawing Box: Mail Art Project, Sir J. J. School of Arts Gallery, Mumbai, India
2012
RIACE exhibition, Raghurajpur, Orissa, India
White shores, Site specific art festival, Bíle Břehy, Czech Republic
Diplomanti AVU, National Gallery in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Art Safari 23, Studio BUBEC, Prague, Czech Republic
First salon of painting, DOX Centre for contemporary art, Prague, Czech Republic
2011
EXIT Award 2011, Galerie Emila Filly, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
Space-sitting, AXA in ACTION, Contemporary performative art, Prague, Czech Republic
Chapel, Interdisciplinary art festival, Libechov, Czech Republic
Best of College Photography 2011, Finalists exhibition, Santa Barbara, USA

Performances

2016
FoR mE iT’S tOO RAndOm, Konvikt / PAF Festival of Film Animation Olomouc, Czech Republic
Miltilab, Stoka C1,2 KC, Bratislava, Slovakia
Garden of Fragility, Art Space NOV, Pardubice, Czech Republic
Whispering spaces Alma excelsior, Amforman art event, Kromeriz, Czech Republic
Listening. Absorbing., Platform 1-12, Centre for contemporary culture, Topolcany, Slovakia
En Route, Koganecho Art Center, Yokohama, Japan
Listening, BankART Studio NYK, Yokohama, Japan
Asemic study, Studio C1,2, Cvernovka, Bratislava, Slovakia
Thin Knot, Studio C1,2, Cvernovka, Bratislava, Slovakia
2015
Material, Solo performance, Studio C1,2, Bratislava, Slovakia
Nonsense poem, Butoh-Ma Centrum, Goettingen, Germany
After a year, Festival of site-specific art and performance, Josefov, Czech Republic
Scent of outside, Gallery performance, Atelier Síň, Telč, Czech Republic
Cemetery Outline improvisation, Theatre Oblast, Jewish Cemetery, Telč, Czech Republic
Seeds of Dance, Baroque Chapel of St. Anne, Nečtiny, Pilsen, Czech Republic

Residencies

2017 Peach Blossom Pool, Xuancheng, China
2017 Plain Air Valdis Bušs, Mark Rothko Art Centre, Latvia
2016 BankART Studio NYK, Yokohama, Japan
2015 Kvilda Art Centrum, Kvilda, Czech Republic
2015 Maumau Works A-i-R, Istanbul, Turkey
2013 Cité internationale des arts, Paris, France
2012 Raghurajpur International Art and Craft Exchange, Odissha, India

Awards and competitions

2016 3rd Prize, Painting 2016, VUB Bank Foundation, Slovakia
2015 European Cultural Foundation, Travel grant
2015 Finalist, Painting 2015, VUB Bank Foundation, Slovakia
2014 Finalist, Arte Laguna Prize, Venice, IT, project with Viktor Fuček
2011 Finalist, EXIT Award 2011, UJEP Ústí nad Labem
2011 Finalist, Best of College Photography 2011, Photographer´s Forum Magazine
2010 Studio award, Academy of Fine Arts in Prague

Public collections

Mark Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils, Latvia
Vilaka Art Collection, Vilaka, Latvia
VUB Foundation Collection, Slovakia
Art Center Kvilda Collection, Kvilda, Czech Republic

Artist talks

2017 University of Tokyo, Department of Letters, Tokyo, Japan
Niche Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2016 BankART Studio NYK, Yokohama, Japan
CreArt, Gallery NOV, Pardubice, Czech Republic
2015 Maumau Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

Studies

2012     Master of Fine Arts Degree, Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, Czech Republic
2010 – 12 Intermedia Studio, Prof. Tomas Vanek, Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, Czech Republic
2007 – 10 School of Conceptual tendencies, Prof. Milos Sejn, Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, Czech Republic

Participations in workshops led by:

Natsu Nakajima (2015 – 16); Yoshito Ohno (2016); Ryuzo Fukuhara (2015, 2016); Tadashi Endo (2015); Yukio Waguri (2015); Atsushi Takenouchi (2014); Kaori Ito (2014); Barbara Kraus (2014), Yumiko Yoshioka (2014); Sumako Koseki (2011 – 2015); Bodyweather with Frank Van de Ven (2010, 2014); Bohemiae Rosa by Milos Sejn and Frank Van de Ven (2011)