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Hőferová Jana, Mgr.

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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

 

Education: 

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 

 

Solo Exhibitions:

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

 

Group Exhibitions:

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

 

Publications: 

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

 

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