Hőferová Jana, Mgr.
Mosaic is an ancient technique, much beloved by the ancient Greeks. It can capture our eyes with the gentle shades of natural stone as well as the rich colors of the shiny glass. In my work, I want to build on the foundations of 20th-century mosaics by Czech designers and at the same time strive to take the fullest advantage of the artistic and technical possibilities of the mosaic. That is why I like to combine different types of material, colors as well as methods of...
born in Prague 1985, Czech Republic
2011 Stipendiary stay in Venice, Italy, a thesis on topic ´Technological developement of mosaic´s craft´, stated in September 2012
2006 – 2007 CPFP (Centro Provinciale per la Formazione Professionale), Ravenna, Italy, field: Mosaicista progettista (mosaic´s designer), finished by a final exam and obtaining a diploma in qualification inlayer
2005 – 2006 Accademia di Belle Arti di Ravenna, field: Mosaic
2004 – 2012 Catholic Theological Faculty Charles University (of Prague), field: History of Christian art
2000 – 2004 Grammar school Na Pražačce, study with extensive art teaching
2016 Breath of Live, Gallery 14, Prague
2014 On the Butterflies´Wings, Gallery 14, Prague
2009 Soul of a Stone, Restaurant of St. Bartholomew, Prague
2018 - 2019 (mobile exhibition) Contemporary Czech mosaic, Regional Museum and Gallery in Most / Municipal Museum Mimoň / Chodov Fortress, Prague / Museum of Vysočina, Pelhřimov
Realizations in public spaces:
2016 Divine Mercy in church of St. Bartholomew, Prague
2018 Pietá by Reynek (God´s Torture), Podrážek
2017 A paper “History of Glass Picture and its Transformation in the Course of Centuries” publicated in Journal of Historical Heritage Preservation, 2017, 77(3). ISSN 1210-5538