Zuzana Kubelková

Zuzana Kubelková (*1987, Strakonice) was educated in glassmaking in North Bohemia. After her studies at the High School of Applied Arts for Glassmaking in Železný Brod, where she graduated from in glass pressing, she continued with her studies at the glass studio led by Dr. Ilja Bílek at J. E. Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem. She creates glass objects, installations, paintings and drawings. She is interested in combining glass with other materials and techniques, in process of discovering the characteristics, searching for new ways how to use them and making an experiments.

She also completed several internships abroad. Since 2007, she has been involved in various exhibition projects and she has been successful at international Czech competitions, including the Ludwig Moser Prize (honourable mention), the Stanislav Libenský Award (second and third prize), and most recently receiving first prize at Young Glass 2017 in the Danish town of Ebeltoft.

 

Timeline

Education

2020 – 2021 – GlassWorks – Bild Werk Frauenau, Germany

2006- 2014 – J. E. Purkyne University, Usti nad Labem, Faculty of Art and Design (Glass atelier)

2009 – 2010 – Moholy Nagy Muvészeti Egyetem Budapešť, Hungary (Atelier: Glass design (Gyorgy Gaspár) – Erasmus scholarship

2002 – 2006 – The High school of Applied Arts,  Železný Brod (Atelier of Modelling of pressed glass)

2004 – Glasfachschule Zwiesel, Germany (scholarship)

Awards

 

2022 – Coburg glass prize 2022 (D) – special prize of Achilles – stiftung

2022 – Milano Vetro -35 (I) – 3rd prize

2017 – Young Glass 2017, Ebeltoft, (DE) – 1st prize

2015 – Boutique Design New York – “GlassWall” – the best of product design, cooperation with Martin Opl, Preciosa Lighting (USA)

2014 – Stanislav Libensky Award – 3rd prize (CZ)

2014 – Dean´s prize for the diploma work, FAD JEPU (CZ)

2012 – Stanislav Libensky Award & Cherchez la femme – 2nd prize  (CZ)

2012 – Ludwig Moser Award – honourable mention

2012 – Rector prize – FAD JEPU

2009 – Atelier prize – FAD JEPU

2022 – Inter Alia, Kuzebauch Gallery, Prague (CZ)

2021 – MEZI(PROSTORY), Fara Gallery, Planá nad Lužnicí (CZ)

2020 – Heads´n Tails, Kuzebauch Gallery, Prague (CZ)

2019 – 2020 – Four rooms, Glasmuseet Ebeltoft (D)

2019 – Fiber, Spa resort Sanssouci, Karlovy Vary (CZ)

2017 – 2018 – Sui generis, Kuzebauch Gallery, Prague (CZ)

2013 – Destruction/reconstruction, Prague gallery of Czech glass, Prague (CZ)

2022 – “Space”, Museum of Glass and Jewellery in Jablonec nad Nisou (CZ)

2022 – “Between Glass and Porcelain”, The Summerhouse Ostrov, Ostrov (CZ)

2022 – Coburg Glass prize, Veste Coburg (D)

2022 – BKV prize, Munich (D)

2022 – Milano Vetro exhibition, Milan (I)

2021 – “Glass in the main role”, Vaclav Chad Gallery, Zlin (CZ)

2021 – Glass Works. European Glass Lives in Craft, Munich (D)

2021 – „Soul of Glass“, Museum of Glass nad Jewellery in Jablonec nad Nisou (CZ)

2021 – “Achtung! Zerbrechlich!”, Waldmuseum Zwiesel (D)

2021 – Glass Works. European Glass Lives in Craft, Art and Industry, Veste Coburg, Coburg (D)

2021 – “Element Glass”, OGV Jihlava (CZ)

2020 – SilverShow, Habatat Galleries, Michigan (USA)

2020 – Dream Team, virtual exhibition of FAD JEPU absolvents (CZ)

2019 – Monumentality/Fragility, European prize for applied arts, Kilkenny (IRL)

2018 – Monumentality/Fragility, European prize for applied arts, Mons (BE)

2018 – Tresor contemporary craft 2018, with Galerie Kuzebauch, Basel (CH)

2018 – Homo Faber, Best of Europe section, Venice, Italy (I)

2018 – “Ex Post”, Brno City Museum, Spilberk Castle, Brno (CZ)

2018 – Young Glass, The National Glass Centre, Sunderland, Great Britain (GB)

2017 – 2018 – Young Glass, The Glass Factory, Boda Glasbrug, Sweden (S)

2017 – “Beyond the edge of glass”, Art Salon S, Dancing House, Prague (CZ)

2017 – Young Glass, Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark (DE)

2016 – “AHOY! GLASS DESIGN”, Glassimo, Prague (CZ)

2016 – “AHOY! GLASS ART”, Czech centrum Prague, Prague (CZ)

2016 – 16. Festival of Glass Art, Minea gallery – Carlsart, Karlovy Vary (CZ)

2016 – “Femme Fatale”, Museum of glass and jewellery in Jablonec nad Nisou (CZ)

2016 – ” Unlimited”, Ladislav Sutnar gallery, Plzeň (CZ)

2015 – “Boutique design” New York with Preciosa Lighting (USA)

2015 – “Young&Loving”, S12 Gallery, Bergen (NOR)

2015 – “Sklo nad Labem”, Museum of Novy Bor, Novy Bor (CZ)

2015 – ArtSymposium Všeradice, M.D.Rettigova Gallery, Všeradice (CZ)

2015 – “EUROLUCE” Milano, Preciosa Lighting, Milano (IT)

2014 – Czech Glass Masters, Gallery of Špejchar, Chomutov(CZ)

2014 – Designblok – Glass atelier/FUD UJEP, Dům U Minuty, Prague(CZ)

2014 – Stanislav Libensky Award, Art Salon S, Dancing house, Prague(CZ)

2014 – Fragile export, Avoid Floating Gallery, Prague (CZ)

2014 – Design.S, bienalle of design, Brno (CZ)

2014 – New G(o)ods, Design international festival, Graz, Austria(A)

2014 – „Glass is not just a word“, City Museum of Ústí nad Labem (CZ)

2014 Figurama, GASK, Kutna Hora (CZ)

2014 – Gallery of Karlovy Vary city on Stará Louka, Karlovy Vary (CZ)

2013 – When Prague meets Shanghai, Shanghai Museum of Glass, Shanghai (CHN)

2013 – When Prague meets Shanghai, DOX, Prague (CZ)

2013 – “Střepy modernity”, Industrial Gallery, Ostrava (CZ)

2013 – 70 years of object from melted glass, Železný Brod, (CZ)

2013 – VIP glass/XI., IGS 2012, Umprum museum, Prague (CZ)

2013 – Figurama, ČVUT FA, Prague (CZ)

2013 – “GLASS VERSUS”, gallery Industra, Brno (CZ)

2013 – Talente 2013, Munich (D)

2013 – “Severská kombinace”, Gallery “N”, Jablonec nad Nisou (CZ)

2012 – Sympozium IGS, Museum of Novy Bor, Novy Bor (CZ)

2012 – Stanislav Libensky award & Cherchez la femme, Jiřský klášter, Prague (CZ)

2012 – „Where is the glass? II“, Malostranská beseda gallery, Prague (CZ)

2012 – Salon of Art – painting, Centrum of modern art DOX, Prague (CZ)

2010 – Figurama, Prague (CZ)

2010 – Half – time of decay, Sladovna Písek (CZ)

2010 – Half – time of decay, Všeradice (CZ)

2010 – 100% Glass, UMPRUM muzsum, Prague (CZ)

2010 – Junior Glass Match Sanssouci, Karlovy Vary (CZ)

2009 – students exhibition, MOME Budapest (HU)

2009 – „Also glass“, Univerzitní Galerie, Plzeň (CZ)

2009 – Intersalon, Sladovna Písek (CZ)

2009 – Craft and Art in Glass, Museum of Novy Bor (CZ)

2009 – Junior Glass Match Sanssouci, Karlovy Vary (CZ)

2008 – Junior Glass Match Sanssouci, Karlovy Vary (CZ)

2007 – Celestian Gallery, Toronto (CAN) Under the patronage of general conzulate of Czech Republic in Toronto (CAN)

2005 – student exhibition, SUPŠ sklářská, Železný Brod (CZ)

2021 – International Glass Festival in Asselborn (L)

2021 – ArtSymposium Všeradice (CZ)

2020 – LSD Železný Brod (Summer glass workshop) (CZ)

2020 – ArtSymposium Všeradice (CZ)

2016 – Bild-werk Frauenau (D)

            (TA of glass artist Jana Voldřichová)

2016 – International symposium Belušské Slatiny (SK)

2015 – International symposium Belušské Slatiny – stamps (SK)

2015 – IGS (International glass symposium), Nový Bor (CZ) 

            assistant of glass master René Roubíček

2015 – ArtSymposium Všeradice (CZ)

2015 – Symposium Belušské Slatiny (SK)

2014 – Sympozium Belušské Slatiny (SK)

2012 – Symposium Kormorán, Šamorín – Čilistov (SK)

2012 – IGS (International Glass Symposium) – student section, Nový Bor (CZ)

           

Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark

The Municipal Museum of Zelezny Brod, Czech Republic

private collections in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Canada and Luxemburg

Contact

MgA. ZUZANA KUBELKOVÁ

© Zuzana Kubelkova 2021