Jiri Karel

Fine Contemporary Art Glass

Faqs glass sculpture Materials: glass-flat “float” (on the surface of the liquid Tin) Float (unless stated otherwise) metal-stainless polished steel (unless stated otherwise) Technology, techniques: melting – melting (sintering) in the electric Chamber kiln (proprietary technology) bending – “lying down” – own weight, using forms of dyeing – glass melting and burning materials, metal, metal oxydy rezináty – lustres, Platinum, gold, etc. painting – burning in the electric Chamber kiln grinding-polishing, cutting, engraving, etc

Videos by Jiri Karel:

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Available Art:

jiri karel

Crystal Gate                                                                                                                31 x 31 x 8 cm

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Junior Melting                                                                                         40 x 19 x 8 cm

Jiri Karel

Pillar 2                                                                                              16  x 5 x 4 inches    

 

 

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Rubicon                                                                                           13  x 8 x 5.2  inches

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Neon Harlequin                                                                                                       40 x 40 inches

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Antiradar                                                                                                                       40 x 40 inches

Date of birth:

10.09.1952 – Vrchlabí

Education:

1968–1971 Secondary Educational Establishment of Glass o.p. Crystalex, Novy Bor
(specialization: painting of glass, Mr.Blecha, Mr.Pugner)
1971–1975 Secondary Glass School of Applied Arts Kamenicky Senov
(specialization: painting, corroding and sanding of glass, Mr.Rybacek, Mr.Kochrda, Mr.Khyn)

1977–1981 Teacher in Vocational Education, Secondary Educational Establishment of Glass o.p. Crystalex, Novy Bor
Attendance at collective exhibitions:

1976  Prague-Fragner Gallery, Czech Republic

1978  The North – Czech Museum, Liberec, Czech Republic

1980  IHM, Munich, Germany
– UNESCO, Belgrade, Jugoslavia

1981  The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York, USA
– Rozen Gallery, Holland

1985  Moravian Gallery, Brno, 7th competition of cropped and cut glass,
Czech Republic

1986  IHM Munich, Germany
– Rob van den Doel Gallery, the Hague, Holland
– Glass Art Gallery manfred Glatz, Stuttgard, Germany
– Gallery Lafontaine, Saarbrucken, Germany
– Meridian Arts, USA
– Interart 86, Poznan, Poland
– Glass Art Gallery Schwennenbach, Germany

1987  IHM Munich, Germany
– Gallery Transparence, Brussels, Belgium
– Rosenthal, Art Studio, Hamburg, Germany
– Towo Art Center, Japan
– Glass Sculpture, Art Gallery Brno, Czech Republic
– Graphic and Overtime Glass from Bohemia, Bielefeld, Germany
– New Glass- Czechoslovakia, Heller Gallery, New York, USA
– Glass Now 87- Yamaha Galleries, Tokyo, Japan
– Contemporary glass sculpture and glass jewel – Czechoslovakia, M.A. Bazovsky
Gallery, Trencin, Slovakia
– H. Ohrner, GMD, Munich, Germany
– IFM Frankfurt, Germany
– Ain Co., Ltd. Japan
– Congress Hall, Coburg, Germany
– Moravian Gallery, Brno, 8th competition of cropped and cut glass, Czech
Republic
– Holsten gallery, Palm Beach, Florida, USA

1988  Glass Art Gallery Nordend, Munich, Germany
– IHM Munich, Germany
– Glass Now 88, Yamaha Galleries, Tokyo, Japan
– Marko Crystal USA
– Glass Art Gallery Hafendamm and Stadt. Museum Flensburg, Germany
– Interart 88, Poznan, Poland
– Essener Glass Art Gallery, Essen, Germany

1989  Holsten Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida, USA
– Cristalo D`Arte Cecoslovacco, Rome, Italy
– IHM Munich, Germany
– Gallery “L”, Hamburg, Germany
– Lee Sclar Gallery, New Jersey, USA
– Rob van den Doel Gallery, the Hague, Holland
– Essener Glass Art Gallery, Essen, Germany
– Gallery Suzel Berna, France
– Museum for Art and Craft, Hamburg, Germany
– Gallery of Glass and Pottery, Bonn, Germany
– Glass Art-Czechoslovakia, Amtshaus Moisburg, Glass Art Gallery
Hittfeld, Germany
– Glass Art-Czechoslovakia, Hamburg-Center, Glass Art Gallery Hittfeld, Germany
– Towo Art Center, Japan

1990  Art Gallery of State Technical University of California, San Obispo, USA
– The Exhibition Hall in Heilbronn, Germany
– Glass Sculpture, The Museum in Zdar nad Sazavou, Czech Republic

1991  Institute of Men and Worldwork, Baden-Baden, Germany
– Glas Now 92, Yamaha Galleries, Tokyo, Japan
– Prague, The Exhibition Hall Manes, Prague Glass Prize 91, Czech Republic
– Glasswork Gallery, Berlin, Germany

1992  Heller Gallery, New York, USA
– Glass Now 92, Yamaha Galleries, Tokyo, Japan
– Glass Sculpture and Stained Glass 92, House of Arts of the Town Brno, Czech
Republic
– Beeldspraak Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
– Wertheimer Museum of Glass, Germany
– The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 92, Japan
– Norre Port, Halmstad, Sweden
– IFM Frankfurt, Germany
– Art Glass Centre, Schalkwijk, Holland
– Art Q Form Gallery, Arnbruck, Germany
– E. Stolting Glass Art Gallery, Arnbruck, Germany

1993  Art Q Form Gallery, Arnbruck, Germany
– Art Glass Centre, Schalkwijk, Holland
– E. Stolting Glass Art Gallery, Hittfeld, Germany
– Gottschalk-Betz Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany
– Glass Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada
– The International Exhibition of Glass, Nürnberg, Germany
– Van Noordenne, Holland
– Wertheimer Glass Art, Germany

1994  Vetro Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany
– Glass Now 94, Yamaha Galleries, Tokyo, Japan
– The Middle Europe Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Lafontaine, Saarbrücken, Germany
– Gallery D`art, Montreux, Switzerland

1995  Glass Now 95, Yamaha Galleries, Japan
– Gallery Art du Verre, Luxemburg
– Glass Art Gallery Frauenau, Germany
– Museum for Art and Craft, Hamburg, Germany

1996  Gallery Art du Verre, Luxemburg

1997  Gallery “L”, Hamburg, Germany
– Gallery Mozart, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Pyramida, Prague, Czech Republic
– Fine Art, Hamburg, Germany

1998  Espai Vidre Fundacio – CVB, Barcelona, Spain
– Gallery Pyramida, Prague, Czech Republic
– Glass exposition – Saarbrücken, Ingrid Lafontaine, Bernhard Focht, Germany
– Museum for Art and Craft, Hamburg, Germany

1999  Gallery Mozart, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Art du Verre, Luxemburg
– Teplice, The City Museum/“Togehter” 30 years of Float in Glass Art
Glaverbel Czech 1999 – Teplice
– Zlata Debnar Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2000  Gallery “Z”, Prague, Czech Republic
– “Salon 2000”, Industrial Palace, Prague, Czech Republic

2001  Gallery Pyramida, Prague, Czech Republic

2002  Gallery Minea, “2nd Festival of Art Glass”, Karlovy Vary, Czech
Republic

2003  IHM-Munich, Germany
– Gallery “Z”, Prague, Czech Republic
– “The meeting of two worlds” Gallery Pyramida, Prague, Czech Republic
– The 1st International Competition of Art Glass, Nürnberg, Germany
– Gallery Meridian, Prague, Czech Republic
– Glassicenter, “Comebacks”, Kamenicky Senov, Czech Republic
– Gallery Doxa, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
– Gallery Minea, “3rd Festival of Art Glass”, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

2004  Gallery Brehova, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Pyramida, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Meridian, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Doxa, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
– Gallery Minea,“4th Festival of Art Glass”, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

2005  Gallery Brehova, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Pyramida, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Meridian, Prague, Czech Rebublic
– Gallery Doxa, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
– Gallery Minea,“5th Festival of Art Glass”, Karlovy Vary ,Czech Republic

2006  Gallery Brehova, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Pyramida, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Meridian, Prague, Czech Rebublic
– Gallery Doxa, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
– Gallery Minea,“6th Festival of Art Glass”, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

2007  Gallery Brehova, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Pyramida, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Meridian, Prague, Czech Rebublic
– Gallery Doxa, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

2008  Gallery Brehova, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Pyramida, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Meridian, Prague, Czech Rebublic
– Gallery Doxa, Cesky Krumlov,Czech Republic
– Gallery Minea,“8th Festival of Art Glass”, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

2009  Gallery Brehova, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Pyramida, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Minea, “9th Festival of Art Glass”, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
– Gallery Meridian, Prague, Czech Rebublic
– Gallery Doxa, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

2010  Gallery Brehova, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Meridian, Prague, Czech Rebublic
– Gallery Minea, “10th Festival of Art Glass”, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
– Gallery Doxa, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

2011  Gallery Brehova, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Meridian, Prague, Czech Rebublic
– Gallery Doxa, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
– Gallery Minea, “11th Festival of Art Glass”, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

2012  Gallery Brehova, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Meridian, Prague, Czech Rebublic
– Gallery Doxa, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

2013  Gallery Brehova, Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Meridian, Prague, Czech Rebublic
– Gallery Doxa, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

2014  Gallery Meridian, Prague, Czech Rebublic

2015  Gallery Meridian, Prague, Czech Rebublic
– New Hall Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic

2016  Gallery Meridian, Prague, Czech Rebublic
– New Hall Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic
– “Glass and Light” Bratislava, Slovak Republic

2017  Gallery Meridian, Prague, Czech Rebublic
– New Hall Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic
– Glass Gallery Stolting, Hamburg, Germany

2018  The Gallery at Four India, Nantucket, MA, USA
– New Hall Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic
– Gallery Meridian, Prague, Czech Rebublic

Exhibitions: 

1991  20th Anniversary Show, Gallery “L”, Hamburg, Germany
(Jindra Vikova: Porcelain, Jiri Karel, Toots Zynsky: Glass)

1994  Gallery Art du Verre, Luxemburg

1996  Gallery Broft, Eindhoven, Holland
– Gallery Art du Verre, Luxemburg (Jiri Karel and Vlastislav Janacek)

2003  “The meeting of two worlds” Gallery Pyramida, Prague, Czech Republic
(Mikolas Axmann: Graphics, Jiri Karel: Glass)

2006  Gallery of Ceramists, Plzen, Czech Republic

2008  Gallery Brehova, Glass Sculpture, Prague, Czech Republic
Attendance at public collections: 

Moravian Gallery Brno, Czech Republic
National Museum Poznan, Poland
National Museum Wroclaw, Poland
East-Bohemian Museum in Pardubice, Czech Republic

 

Prize:

      

Triennale-Prize, The 1st International Competition of Art Glass, Nürnberg,
Germany, 199

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