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Josef Duchan

Josef Duchan

Education:
Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, studio of Professor Vladimír Kokolia, 1991 – 1998
Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, studio of Professor Streti, restoration, 2006 – till now

Studies abroad:

  • Karlsruhe - Germany 1995
  • Stockholm - Sweden 1996
  • L'viv - Ukraine 1997

Techniques and media: Graphics, linoleum print, dry point, screen-printing, mixed media, ink drawing, pastels, acrylics, painting

Other activities: Historical restorations, graphical layouts

Assistance: The Safety Line Association - Donation to the Advent Internet Auction

Exhibitions, Installations:

  • 1993 - Obernzehn - Germany
  • 1993 - Klatovy - "U bílého jednorožce"
  • 1994 - Prague - Gallery BEHEMOT
  • 1994 - Karlovy Vary - House of Art
  • 1995 - Karlsruhe - Germany
  • 1995 - Mánes, Academy of Fine Arts in Prague
  • 1996 - Stockholm - Sweden, Royal Academy
  • 1996 - Prague - Mánes
  • 1996 - Prague - Old Town Hall
  • 1997 - L'viv - Ukraine - Soros Center
  • 1998 - Prague - National Gallery, Veletržní Palace, Academy of Fine Arts diploma exhibit
  • 1998 - Prague - Mánes, joint exhibition with Professor Kokolia
  • 1998 - Gallery Hollar, Teacher and Student (jointly with Professor Kokolia)
  • 1999 - Pasov - Germany, Inter Art Gallery
  • 1999 - Prague - EURO CZECH FORUM, installation
  • 2000 - Jičín - Museum, silk screens
  • 2000 - Košice - Slovakia, Slovak Technical Museum, Deep Space
  • 2001 - Prague - Červená tabulka, sculpture, "Head"
  • 2002 - Prague - Copy General - installation, diploma work
  • 2007 - Prague - Le Court Gallery First authorial exhibition
  • 2007 - Ostrave - Mlejn Gallery - authorial exhibition
  • 2007 - Ostrava - Gallery Na chodbě - Exhibition Proměny

Honours:

Print of the Year, 2000 - Award of the main sponsor, Pražská plynárenská, a.s., in category A

Print of the Year, 2000 - Honourable Mention in category D

Projects:

  • 1999 - Collaboration with HŠH Architects - Design concept for exterior of the National Gallery building in the third courtyard of Prague Castle - design competition - unrealised
  • 2000 - Collaboration with architect Michal Mihalčík in selection competition for construction of Sovové mlýny, design concept for building's exterior - unrealised
  • 2002 - Graphic work for a 13-story apartment building on Jahodová Street in Zahradní město, Prague 4 - realised
  • 1999-2004 - Restoration work for the company GEMA, a.s., particularly on the colour treatments and exteriors of buildings, occasionally interiors (Ministry of Industry and Trade-Na Františku; Nostic Palace; Valdštejn Palace, interior; Česká pojišťovna Building on Spálená Street; the Small Fürstenberk Palace; Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University, selected room interiors)
  • 2004 - Competition entry for designs on glass tablets placed in the park of the Archbishop's Palace in Olomouc - realised in 2006
  • 2005 - Large-format banner - ČKD Building on Wenceslas Square, Prague - in collaboration with the Šrámková Architects studio
  • 2006 - Restoration of oil wall painting works Neue Schloss str. in Heidelberg (finished in March 2007)
  • 2007 - graphical lay-out and print - Airport Ruzyně Prague (Hotel Marriott) - see its hallway and a detail

Contact

Address:
Josef Duchan
Pastevců 483/25
149 00 Prague 4 - Újezd
Czech Republic
Telephone:
(+420) 602 554 883
Mobile:
(+420) 775 884 993
E-mail:
jduchan@seznam.cz