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


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, 1993

  Vrchlabí Podhůří zámek rodný dům foto: web screen (upraveno)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

  Váza / Vase, 1975, výška 28 cm, Střední uměleckoprůmyslová škola     sklářská Kamenický Šenov, foto: web  screen


  Řazení / Line-up, 1984, (66 x 42) cm, lehané, malované a ryté sklo,
  kovová montáž – eloxovaný kov. Ve sbírce Moravské galerie v Brně
  Foto: web screen

  Kužel / Cone, 1987, (10 x 14) cm 
  Ve sbírce Moravské galerie v Brně, Česká republika
 
  Foto: web screen


  Čtverce / Squares, 1988, (25 x 25 x 6,5) cm
  Ve sbírce Národního muzea ve Wroclawi, Polsko
  Foto: Lubomír Hána


  Kontakty / Contacts, 1989, (36 x 20 x 8) cm
  Ve sbírce Východočeského muzea v Pardubicích, Česká republika
  Foto: Lubomír Hána

Kontakt

Jiří Karel
Pod Špičákem 2708
470 06 Česká Lípa
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+420 602 844 095

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