MgA. Jiří Marek

Born in 1972 in Brno as the 3rd generation of the Marek´s family.
He lives and works in Medlov near to Brno, together with his family.

“My work is a sculpture confession in elementary materials of clay-wood-stone-metal”

 

 

 

 

 

Below: my first works from age 5 – 10

education

  • 1986-1990 SECONDARY SCHOOL of APPLIED ART  in Uherské Hradiště, stone sculpture with ak. soch. Jiří Habarta
  • 1992-1998 Graduate studies of sculpture with Prof. V. Preclík, Faculty of Fine Arts Technical University of Brno
  • 2006 – 2009 Lifelong Learning Programme: Art Conservation–Sculptures with Prof.P. Siegl, Academy of fine arts in Prague

employment

  • 1990 foundation stone sculpture trade
  • from 1992 restoration experience
  • 1997/1998 assistant professor of sculpture Faculty of Fine Arts Technical University of Brno
  • 2000/2001arts pedagogue Secondary school in Brno
  • from 2000 co-founder of the company MARSTON-CZ Ltd., Director of Restoration Division
  • 2012-2017 extern pedagogue Masaryk University Brno – Faculty of Science, conservation and restoration
  • 2014-2018 deputy mayor of Township Medlov

membership

  • from 1997 member and organizer of OS Kámen – International Sculpture Biennale in Brno
  • from 2001 member of the Union of Artists ČR
  • from 2005 member of association of The Way of the

solo exhibitions

  • 2000 Zeman’s coffe Brno
  • 2001 Three Generation of Sculptors – Gallery F.A.Sporcka, Kuks
  • 2003 Three Generation of Sculptors II – Museum of Vysočina in Třebíč-Castle
  • 2005 STATUES meeting of two generations / Gallery A. Mucha – Ivančice
  • 2010 Three Generation of Sculptors – Showroom Finezzadesign, Brno
  • 2015 Three Generation of Sculptors – Castle Rájec

exhibitions

  • 1997 Gallery Aspekt Brno
  • 1997 NATE – Old Town Hall Náměšť n.Oslavou
  • 1998 NATE – Summerhouse Mitrovských Brno
  • 1998 NATE – Castle Lipnice
  • 1999 Gallery Celebris Hradec Králové
  • 2000 Meeting – dialog Brno 2000 – Old Town Hall
  • 2004 Gallery Kruh, Ostrava
  • 2008 Wine – stones, Balatonfüred Maďarsko

symposiums

  • 1996 International Sculpture Atelier – Orlík n.Vltavou
  • 1999 International sculpture biennial Stone ´99 – Brno
  • 2000 Summer sculpture meeting – Vanov u Telče
  • 2000 International Sculpture Symposium – Hořice v Podkrkonoší
  • 2003 International Sculpture Symposium – Národní dům, Prostějov
  • 2004 International Sculpture Symposium – Landek v Ostravě
  • 2006 Žíreč u Kuksu – The Way of the Cross
  • 2008 Brno Symposium
  • 2009 Monument V. Preclík / Symposium – Hana Wichterlová, Prostějov
  • 2016 Bystřice nad Pernštejnem – statues for Eden

realizations

  • from 1990 realizations for private collections
  • 1996 Black award – Brno / bronz
  • 2001 Cross with altar table, Vlkov / wood
  • 2002 Relief St. Vavřinec, Vlkov / artificial stone
  • 2002 Relief of symbol of Faculty of Science MU Brno / wood, metal
  • 2003 Pilgrimage site with relief St. Hubert, Vlkov / artificial stone
  • 2003 Ceremonial table, cemetery Brno – Komín / granite
  • 2006 Fountain, Lažany / bronze and stone
  • 2006 Portrait Jaromír Tomeček, Brno Kociánka/ bronze and stone
  • 2018 portrait TGM, Veverská Bítýška
  • 2018 memorial viewpoint TGM, Medlov

literature

  • Dictionary of Czech and Slovak artists 1950-2002 (Art. centre Chagall, Ostrava)
  • The Circle of the Ring – Love in the life and literature of the world with the heart and hands of the Czech painters and sculptors (Jaroslav Malina, MU Brno)
  • I came to greet the statues (Vladimír Preclík, Gallery 2004)

Contact

e-mail: juramedlov@gmail.com
phone.: +420 608 976 414
Atelier: Medlov 31, 664 66 Medlov (u Židlochovic)
GPS: 49°2’0.404″N, 16°31’12.481″E