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MgA. JAROSLAV ŠÁRA, DiS.

Master of Arts (MgA.)

Diplomized Specialist (DiS.)

Lives and works in Nový Bor, Czech Republic, EU

EDUCATION

2006 – 2009       University ­of Jan Evangelista Purkyně, Ústí nad Labem (UJEP), Faculty of Applied Arts and Design, Studio of Natural Materials (FUUD), (Master of Arts)

2002 – 2006       University of  Jan Evangelista Purkyně, Ústí nad Labem (UJEP), Faculty of Applied Arts and Design, Studio of Natural Materials (FUUD), (Bachelor of Arts)

1999 – 2002       Higher, Secondary and Apprentice School of Applied Arts and Glass in Nový Bor (VOŠ), glass engraver, (Diplomized specialist)

1995 – 1999       High School of Applied Arts and Glass in Kamenický Šenov (SUPŠS), glass engraver

1988 – 1995       Primary School for Young Artists in Rumburk, Czech republic

1987 – 1995       Primary School in Krásná Lípa, Czech Republic

 

SUPPLEMENTAL EDUCATION

  • Glass Techniques: fusing, slumping, cutting and grinding, drilling, polishing, casting, stained glass, Tiffany technique, melting
  • Iron welding
  • Fresco painting
  • Certified master of special training (PF UJEP Ústí nad Labem, 2006)
  • Certified master of teaching at high schools (PF UJEP Ústí nad Labem, 2010)
  • Driving licence (motorbike, car)

ORGANIZATIONS

  • Member of Kolektiv Atelires Nový Bor, Czech Republic

  • Associate Professor of Toyama Institute of Glass Art, Toyama, Japan

PROFESSIONAL RESIDENCIES

2019       Associate Professor of Toyama Institute of Glass Art, Toyama, Japan

2019       Teaching at Bild Werk Frauenau, Germany

2019       Co-teaching (Sarah Gilbert) Teaching at Pilchuck Glass school

2018       Teaching at the Corning Studio, Corning NY, USA

2018       Teaching at Bild Werk Frauenau, Germany

2016       Teaching at the Corning Studio, Corning NY, USA

2015       Hauberg fellows, Glass School Pilchuck, WA, USA

2013       Cold shop assistant, Pilchuck Glass School, WA, USA

2011       Poleturners Union, Pilchuck Glass School, WA, USA

2005       Residency at Universitatea G. Enescu, Iaşi, Romania, Studio of Sculpture

2004       Residency at Glass studio, Leerdam, Nederland, Glass Engraving and hot work

2003       Residency at Glass studio, Leerdam, Nederland, Glass Engraving and hot work

2002       Residency at Glass studio, Palau del Vidre, France, Glass Engraving

2002       Residency at Glass studio, Leerdam, Nederland, Glass Engraving and hot work

2001       Residency at School of Beautiful Arts, Marinha Grande, Portugal

2001       Residency at Glass studio, Palau del Vidre, France, Glass Engraving

2001       Residency at Glass studio, Leerdam, Nederland, Glass Engraving and hot work

SELECTED  EXHIBITIONS

2019                   “Panoramic, Toyama Glass Art Institute Faculty Exhibition: Scenery with Glass”, Nagoya, Japan

2019                   „Jára Šára“, Glass Museum Nový Bor, Czech Republic

2016                   Tianyiuan Glass and Ice festival, China

2016                   “Art and Craft in Glass 2016“, Prize of Honor for New Expression of Engraved Glass, Nový Bor, Czech Republic

2015                   Gravur on Tour – Transeuropean Exhibition of Contemporary Glass Engraving

2014                   2014 Art Glass Festival, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

2013                   XI. International Glass Symposium, Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, Czech Republic

2012                   XI. International Glass Symposium, Nový Bor, Czech Republic

2011                   Poleturners Unions exhibition, Gallery of Glass School Pilchuck, WA, USA

2009                   Fresh! Design 1999-2009, Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, Czech Republic

2009                   „Art and Craft in Glass 2009“, Nový Bor, Czech Republic

2008                   The school of Dominik Bieman, Nový Bor, Czech Republic (J. Harcuba)

2008                   „Student program“ of the Fifth International glass engraving symposium, Kamenický Šenov, Czech Republic

2007                   „Glass in Movement“, Prague, Czech Republic

2006                   „Art and Craft in Glass 2006“, Nový Bor, Czech Republic

2006                   „Notiuni Perimate“, Galeria ApARTe, Iaşi, Romania

2005                   „New Tradition – Our Direction“, Kamenický Šenov, Czech Republic

2005                   IV. International Glass Engraving Symposium, Kamenický Šenov, Czech Republic

2004                   Art centrum of Vladomir Čech, Teplice, Czech Republic

2003 – 2008       Memorial of Mr. Prošek, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic

2002                   The School of Dominik Bieman, Kamenický Šenov, Czech Republic (J. Harcuba)

2001                   The School of Dominik Bieman, Harrachov, Czech Republic (J. Harcuba)

CREATIVE ACTIVITIES & WORKSHOPS

2011 – 2018       Engraving workshops in own studio, Nový Bor, Czech Republic

2016                   Head of association for the Glass engraving international symposium, Kamenický Šenov, Czech Republic

2014                   Student program, Universitatea Nationala de Arte, Bucuresti, Romania

2014                   VI. International glass engraving symposium, Kamenický Šenov, Czech Republic – (Leader of the „Student program“)

2008 – 2012       „Evening Engraving“, Glass School of Applied Arts, Kamenický Šenov, Czech Republic

2010 – 2012       Engraving workshops for LASVIT, Nový Bor, Czech Republic

2010                   Engraving workshops at University of Applied Art, Prague, Czech Republic

2008                   The School of Dominik Bieman, Nový Bor, Czech Republic (J. Harcuba)

2008                   V. International Glass Engraving Symposium, Kamenický Šenov, Czech Republic – (Leader of the „Student program“)

2005                   IV. International Glass Engraving Symposium, Kamenický Šenov, Czech Republic

2002                   III. International Glass Engraving Symposium, Kamenický Šenov , Czech Republic

2001 – 2002       The School of Dominik Bieman (J. Harcuba), Kamenický Šenov, Czech Republic – (Assistant)

  • Member of Kolektiv Ateliers a.s., since 2012, Nový Bor, Czech Republic
  • Collaboration with LASVIT, Nový Bor, Czech Republic
  • Collaboration with ARTEL GLASS S.S.L., Prague,Czech Republic
  • Collaboration with Lobmeyr, Vienna, Austria
  • Collaboration with Moser, Czech Republic
  • Collaboration with Sans Souci, Nový Bor, Czech Republic
  • Collaboration with Dovýroby, Czech Republic

  • Collaboration with Ullrich Glasscraft, Nový Bor, Czech Republic
  • Collaboration with TGK Company, Skalice u Česká Lípa, Czech Republic
  • Collaboration with the Glass Atelier of Peter Rath, Kamenický Šenov, Czech Republic
  • Collaboration with IAN Glass Studio, Dolní Podluží, Czech Republic
  • Professional residencies in the outdoor Museum of Folk Architecture, Zubrnice, Czech Republic

ESTIMATIONS

2016       Prize of honor for new expression of engraved glass, Nový Bor, Czech Republic

2006       „Umění a řemeslo ve skle 2006“, Nový Bor, Czech Republic

                category of engraved glass: III. stage

2006       „Art and craft in glass 2006“, Nový Bor, Czech Republic

                category of  cut sculpture: I. stage

2001       Contest for the Ornela glass factory

                „Turbosnail“: II. stage

IN COLLECTIONS OF

  • Gallery of Glass school Nový Bor, CR
  • Glass museum Nový Bor, CR
  • Glass collection of Peter Rath, Vienna, AUS
  • Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, CR
  • National Technical Museum, Prague, CR
  • Private Collectors

LANGUAGES

Active: Czech, English

Passive: Slovak, French, Polish, Romanian, German