VLADIMÍRA KLUMPAR
1954 Born, Rychnov nad Kněžnou, Czech Republic

EDUCATION

1969–1973 Specialised School of Glassmaking, Železný Brod, Czech Republic

1974–1981 VŠUP (Academy of Applied Arts – now Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design), Professor Stanislav Libenský, Prague, Czech Republic

AWARDS AND GRANTS

1981 School Award of the Academy of Applied Arts, Prague, Czechoslovakia

1991 New England Artist Foundation Fellowship

1991 Massachusetts Artist Foundation Fellowship

1997 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2007 Corning Museum Award Winners, Invitational Habatat Galleries, MI

2010 Corning Museum Award Winners, Invitational Habatat Galleries, MI

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 “Vibrace”,Galerie Kuzebauch, Prag, Czech Republic

2018  Barbara Achiles Foundation, Hamburg, Germany

2017  Broft Galery, Leerdam, Netherlands

          Heller Gallery, New York City, New York, USA

          Hababtat Galleries, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA, 

2016 Austin Art Projects, Palm Desert, California, USA

2015 Broft Galery,  Deen Haag, Netherlands

         Habatat Galleries, West Palm Beach, Florida USA, together with Martin Rosol

2014 "Fauna a Flora" Galeria Nova, Bratislava, Slovensko

2013 Broft / Van der Horst Galleries, Hague, Netherlands

2012 Tajemství světla, Východočeská galerie, Pardubice, Czech Republic

2011 Heller Gallery, New York City, N

2009 Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA

2008 Habatat Gallery, Tysons Corner, VA

2007 Marx Saunders Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006 SOFA Chicago – with Heller Gallery, Chicago, IL

2005 Marx Saunders Gallery, Chicago, IL

          Galerie Pokorná, Prague, Czech Republic

2004 SOFA Chicago – Heller Gallery, Chicago, IL

           Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL (with Michael Pavlik)

2003 Vladimira Klumpar – Works from 1986 to 1998”, Chappel Gallery, New York City, NY

           Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA (with Michael Pavlik)

2002 Galerie Pokorná, Prague, Czech Republic (with Michael Pavlik)

2001 Heller Gallery, New York City, NY (with Michael Pavlik)

2000 SOFA Chicago – with Habatat Galleries, Chicago, IL (with Michael Pavlik)

          Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL (with Michael Pavlik)

1999 Gallery Bershad, Somerville, MA

1998 Bohemian Gallery, Astoria-Queens, NY

1997 Sculpture and Drawings”, Drury Gallery, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT

1993 Winds, Channels and Drops”, Canal Gallery, Holyoke, MA

1991 Heller Gallery, New York City, NY

Holsten Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

1990 Sanske Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland

1989 Habatat Gallery, Chicago, IL

1988 Holsten Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

1984 Heller Gallery, New York City, NY


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 “Metafors of Nature” Galerie Kuzebauch, Collect,London

2019  “Glass  Rituals”,Galerie Kuzebauch, Collect, London, England

2011 Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI Prague Festival

2010, US Cultural Center, Prague, Czech Republic

         SOFA Chicago (with Heller Gallery, New York City), Chicago, IL

         Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL

         Shantz Gallery, Stockbirdge, MA

2009 Prague Festival 2009, Mexican Embassy, Prague, Czech Republic

          Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL

          Connections, Prague, Czech Republic

          Shantz Gallery, Stockbirdge, MA

          Galerie Pokorná, Prague, Czech Republic

          Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

          The Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb, Croatia

2008 Reflections of Contemporary Glass, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM

           České a slovenské sklo v exilu /Czech and Slovak Glass in exile/, Slovenská národná galéria (The Slovak National Gallery), Bratislava, Slovakia

           Glass International, Habatat Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL

           Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

           SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL

2007 Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

          Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

          České a slovenské sklo v exilu / Czech and Slovak Glass in Exile, Moravská galerie v Brně, Brno, Czech Republic

          Holsten Gallery, Stockbridge, MA

2006 Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

           Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

           Czech Glass, the Corning Museum of Glass, NY

           SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL

           Sklizeň, Regionální muzeum v Mikulově / Regional Museum, Mikulov, Czech Republic

2005 Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

           Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

           SOFA New York, New York City, NY

           SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL

2004 Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

           Group Exhibition at Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA

           Síla ženy, Bayer&Bayer Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

           SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL

2003 Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

           SOFA New York, New York City, NY

2002 SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL

           SOFA New York, New York City, NY

           Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

           Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

2001 Group Exhibition at Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA

          SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL

          Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

2000 SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL

1998 Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

1995 Glass America, Heller Gallery, New York City, NY

          Group Exhibition at Holsten Gallery, Stockbridge, MA

1994 Glass America, Heller Gallery, New York City, NY

          Group Exhibition at Sandra Ansley Gallery, Toronto, Canada

          Group Exhibition at Holsten Gallery, Stockbridge, MA

1993 Group Exhibition at Heller Gallery, New York City, NY

          Composition Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1992 Recipients of Mass – Artist Foundation Fellowship, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

          Gallery Society of the Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA

          Group Exhibitions at Heller Gallery, Holsten Gallery, Habatat Galleries

1991 Glass America, Heller Gallery, New York City, NY

         International Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

         The 1991 Glass Invitational, Holsten Gallery, Stockbridge, MA

1990 Glass America, Heller Gallery, New York City, NY

          Composition Glass Gallery, San Francisco, CA

          Sandra Ansley Gallery, Toronto, Canada

          International Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI

1989 Glass America, Heller Gallery, New York City, NY

          17th Annual International Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Farmington Hills, MI

          Glass Invitational, Holsten Gallery, Stockbridge, MA

          Fire & Ice, Piedmont Gallery, Salem, NC

          Small Scale Detail, Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI

1988 Glass America, Heller Gallery, New York City, NY

          Glass Invitational, Holsten Gallery, Stockbridge, MA

          Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI

          International New Art Forms Exposition, Chicago, IL

          Small Scale Detail, Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI

1984 Glass Invitational, Holsten Gallery, Stockbridge, MA

          Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI

          Gallery Gotchalk-Betz, Frankfurt, Germany

          Československé sklo ’84 / Czechoslovakian Glass, Museum of Decorative Arts (UPM), Prague, Czechoslovakia

1983 Group Exhibition at Galerie Groll, Nuremberg, Germany

         Galerie Rob van den Doel, The Hague, The Nederlands

          Skleněná plastika / Glass Sculpture, Brno House of Arts (Dům umění), Brno, Czechoslovakia

          Galerie Karolina, Prague, Czechoslovakia

1982 1st Interglass Symposium Nový Bor, Cultural House Bohemia, Nový Bor; Museum of Decorative Arts (UPM), Prague, Czechoslovakia

          Dan Klein Gallery, London, Great Britain

          Czech Glass, Erfurt, Germany

           Exempla ’82 – Young Creation, Munich, Germany


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Uměleckoprůmyslové museum (UPM) / Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, Czech Republic

Seven Bridges Foundation, Greenwich, CT

Regionální muzeum v Mikulově, Mikulov, Czech Republic

Sklářské muzeum / Glass Museum, Nový Bor, Czech Republic

Severočeské muzeum v Liberci / North Bohemian Museum of Liberec, Liberec, Czech Republic

Muzeum skla a bižuterie v Jablonci / Museum of Glass and Jewelry, Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic

The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

Lannan Foundation, Palm Beach, FL

Wusham Museum of Art, Rucine, WI

Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC

American Arts and Craft Museum, New York, NY

Cafesjian Museum Foundation, Yerevan, Armenia

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Boylen, M. (2003) Vladimira Klumpar – works from 1986–1998. Exhibition Catalogue. New York: Chappell Gallery, 27 p., bibliographical references p. 27.

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Chambers, K. S. (2005) Vladimíra Klumpar: Works from 1986 to 1998, Glass (The UrbanGlass Art Quarterly), (91), Summer, p. 57, ill.

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Marx-Saunders Gallery (2005) Michael Pavlik & Vladimira Klumpar. Chicago, Ill.: the gallery, 2005. 5 p. Includes text by Rice, Robin: Positive Space.

Meyer, C. (1993) Sculptor Creates Drama in Glass, The Recorder, Greenfield, Ma, Jan.15.

Review (1993), The Springfield Advocate, November 25.

Rossini, P. (2011) Vladimira Klumpar – Movements, Neues Glas/New Glass, 14(2), 17 April – 3 August 2011, pp. 24–31, ill., text in englisch and german.

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