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name: Marek Kvetan
address: Miletičova 76, 821 08 Bratislava, Slovakia
born: 14.4.1976 Bratislava
live and works: in Bratislava
e-mail: marek[et]kvetan .net
www.kvetan.net

education:
1999 – 2001 - Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia
Department of Painting, Prof. D. Fischer
1999 - Technical University Brno – Faculty of Fine Arts, Czech Republic
Department of Multimedia-Performance-Video, Prof. Keiko Sei
1995 – 1999 - Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia
Department of Sculpture, Intermedia Studio of Free Creativity, Prof. J. Bartusz
1990 – 1994 - Secondary School of Applied Arts, Kremnica, Slovakia


awards:
2016 - NOVUM Foundation, Bratislava, Slovakia / laureate
2010 - HenkelArtAward, Vienna, Austria / finalist
- Souvereign European Art Prize, Barbican Centre, London, UK / finalist
2008 - NG 333 Prize, National Gallery Prague, Czech Republic / laureate
2007 - NG 333 Prize, National Gallery Prague, Czech Republic / finalist
2003 - Contemporary Slovak Graphic Triennial, State Gallery in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia / Grand Prix
2000 - TONAL – Slovak Visual Arts Award, Bratislava, Slovakia / finalist
1998 - Young Slovak Visual Art Award, Bratislava, Slovakia / finalist


art residence:
2007 - FUTURA, Karlin Studios, Prague, Czech Republic
2000 - The Headlends Center for the Arts in Sausalito, California, USA


represented in the collections:
- Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- National Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic
- Museum of Art Žilina, Žilina, Slovakia
- Ján Koniarek Gallery, Trnava, Slovakia
- Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Bratislava City Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Central Slovakian Gallery, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
- Siemens, Vienna, Austria
- CBK, Dordrecht, Netherlands


solo exhibitions:
2016 - Modeling Studies, SODA Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2015 - Blind Spot, T-boneatra Gallery, Poprad, Slovakia
- The Others, GASK, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
- Parallel Galaxies, SOGA, Bratislava, Slovakia
2014 - Marek Kvetan, KU/RZ/NSTHALLE Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
- Parallel Projection, Off Format Gallery, Brno, Czech Republic
- Gleam, Nova Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Collapse, At Home Gallery, Šamorín, Slovakia
2013 - Marek Kvetan, East Slovakian Gallery, Košice, Slovakia
2012 - In-formator, Kostka Gallery, Meet Factory, Prague, Czech Republic
- Marek Kvetan, GMB Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- In-formator, TIC Gallery, Brno, Czech Republic
2011 - The is Mr. BRA, Gallery Faica, Bratislava, Slovakia
2010 - Marek Kvetan *5. 3. 2010 – †2. 5. 2010, City Gallery Prague, Czech Republic
2009 - Mr. B.R.A. 3.9, Studio Trisorio, Rome, Italy
- Prices of today are made out prices of yesterday, Slovak Institute, Rome, Italy
- Proof, Gallery Bastart, Bratislava, Slovakia
2007 - Marek Kvetan & Marko Blažo, Siemens ArtLAB, Vienna, Austria
2005 - Possibilities of Automatic Corrections, Trienale of Contemporary Slovak Graphic Art, State Gallery in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
- Visuality Recorded Within a Fall, G4 Gallery, Czech Republic
2004 - IDOC Still Life, Slovak Cultural Institute, Vienna, Austria
- IDOC Erotic, Gallery Tower, Bratislava, Slovakia
2003 - TXT, Gallery Space for Contemporary Art, Bratislava, Slovakia
2002 - New City, Billboart Gallery Europe, Bratislava, Slovakia
2001 - Digital Code 01, V. Löffler Museum, Košice, Slovakia
2000 - XXX, Gallery Tatrasoft, Bratislava, Slovakia
- XXXX, Gallery MXM, Prague, Czech Republic
1999 - Double Game, Gallery Space for Contemporary Arts, Bratislava, Slovakia
1998 - Reprospective, Umelecká beseda, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Read me, University Library, City Library, Library of Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia
- (Anti)communication, Pálffy Palace, Bratislava City Gallery, Slovakia
1997 - Installations, Gallery Živa, Bratislava, Slovakia


group exhibitions:
2016 - Aleine, GMB Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- XXL Views of Contemporary Slovak Art, GASK, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
- Verti-Call, Gallery Papirna, Plzen, Czech Republic
2015 - 6th Moscow Biennale, Belyaevo Gallery, Moscow, Russia
- Okrenuto, MSUV, Novi Sad, Serbia
- Sense and defiance, East Slovakian Gallery, Košice, Slovakia
- XXL Views of Contemporary Slovak Art, Gask, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
- Glassplus à la Borges aneb zrcadlo a maskáč, Dvorak Sec Contemporary Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
- 3th Danube Biennale, Danubiana Art Museum, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Slovak Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art Museum, Novi Sad, Serbia
- Soft Codes – Conceptual Tendencies in Slovak Art, Wroclaw Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw, Poland
- Liquid Muse, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2014 - Two Landscapes, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Unicorn is More Than Nation, Knoll Gallerie, Budapest, Hungary
- Unicorn is More Than Nation, Knoll Gallery, Vienna, Austria
- Danube Dialogues, Belart Gallery, Novy Sad, Serbia
- Tutti Frutti, City Market, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Slovak Now, Dvorak Sec Contemporary Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
- The 7th New Zlín Salon, Zlín House of Arts, Zlín, Czech Republic
- Slovak National Uprising – optional exhibition, Kunsthalle Košice, Slovakia
- No comment? Vol. 4, Central Slovakian Gallery, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
2013 - Zero Years, Freies Museum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
- Contextual Art, Cyprián Majerník Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- No Comment? Vol. 2, TIC Gallery, Brno, Czech Republic
- Where Is My Home, DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic
- In The Studio, Kunsthalle Athena, Athens, Greece
- Artileria, Kunsthalle, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Veni, Vidi, Vici..., Central Slovakian Gallery, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
- City Code, Slovak Institute, Moscow, Russia
- City Code, Gallery Seremetevski Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia
- The Boundaries Of The Body, Cyprián Majerník Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Visible Durability, Gallery Nedbalka, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Photographie Slovaque, Recyclart, Brusel, Belgium
- Blind Spot, Gallery NTK, Prague, Czech Republic
2012 - Blood, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Under The Christmas Tree, Nova Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- The Real Emotions, Muzeul Naţional de Artă Cluj, Cluj, Romania
- VOSEM, Slovak Institute, Moscow, Russia
- Figurama, FA ČVUT, Prague, Czech Republic
- Asking Architecture, 13th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia, Czech and Slovak Pavilion, Venezia, Italy
- Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow, Russia
- Second Season, AMoYA, Prague, Czech Republic
- New York Crush, AMoYA, Prague, Czech Republic
- DELETE, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- NYOLC, Slovak Institute, Budapest, Hungary
2011 - Zero Years, National House of Arts, Bratislava, Slovakia
- ENTER-VIEW II., Nitra Gallery, Nitra, Slovakia
- New Slovak Photography, Vilnius Photo Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
- DETACHED, Rotor Gallery, Graz, Austria
- OTTO, Slovak Institute, Rome, Italy
- Lovu zdar, Nitra Gallery, Nitra, Slovakia
- Alternative Slovak Graphic Art, Cyprián Majerník Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Daisies and Clones, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Zero Years, Museum of Art Žilina, Žilina, Slovakia
- DETACHED, Bulgarian Institute of Culture – Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
- Maps, GMP / Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- ARTBANKA MUSEUM OF YOUNG ART, Prague, Czech Republic
- After the Crash, Orco Botanico, Rome, Italy
- PRAGUEBIENNALE 5, Prague, Czech Republic
- Upcoming, Kro Art Gallery, Vienna, Austria
- The 6th New Zlín Salon, Zlín House of Arts, Zlín, Czech Republic
- Contemporary Slovak Geometry 2, Plzeň City Gallery, Plzeň, Czech Republic
- Diorama – Slovak Videoart, Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2010 - Yeasty Medium / Slovak Photography 1990-2010, National House of Arts, Bratislava, Slovakia
- XIV Bienal de Fotografia, New Slovak Photography, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico
- Modernitzacio, Nua Ivanow, Barcelona, Spain
- Tendencies in the art of prints of 80’s and 90’s in Slovakia, Slovak Institute in Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
- Erased Walls, Gallery Space, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Plus Minus XXI, Central Slovakian Gallery in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
- White Night, Košice, Slovakia
- 8, Slovak Institute, Berlin, Germany
- Sovereign European Art Prize, Hodgson Loom Gallery, Laxey Woollen Mills, UK
- Art-Now, Kasárne Kulturpark, Košice, Slovakia
- MEDIATIONS Biennale, Erased Walls, National Museum, Poznan, Poland
- Slovak Prints of the 20th Century, Gallery of Modern Art, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
- Undistinguished Medium, Cyprián Majerník Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Modernisation, PhotoEspana2010, UCML, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
- Sovereign European Art Prize, Barbican Centre, London, UK
- Across Today, National Gallery in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
- Collectors “The Czecho-Slovak Pavilion”, Brot Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria
- Scharfer Blick, Heisses Blut, Slovak Institute, Berlin, Germany
- Formate der Transformation 89-09, MUSA Museum auf Abruf, Vienna, Austria
- Contemporary Czech and Slovak Sculpture, National Gallery in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
- Undistinguished Medium, Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
- New Slovak Photography, Anzenberger Gallery, Vienna, Austria
- BODY LIMITS, Galerie NTH, Prague, Czech Republic
2009 - Formats of Transformation, Dům umění, Brno, Czech Republic
- Symbio, Václav Špála Gallery , Prague, Czech Republic
- New Slovak Photography, Dom fotografie, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Donumenta 2009 , Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg, Germany
- Biennal of Painting, Rimavská Sobota City Gallery, Rimavská Sobota, Slovakia
- Open Office, Aircraft Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- SKUTER II, Biennale of Young Arts, Ján Koniarek Gallery, Trnava, Slovakia
- PRAGUEBIENNALE 4, Karlín Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
- Plus Minus XXI” – National House of Arts, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Let Us Be Us, Emil Filla Gallery, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
2008 - Prize NG 333, National Gallery Prague, Czech Republic
- New Slovak Photography, WAM Design Center, Budapest, Hungary
- Slovak Picture (Anti-Picture) – 20th Century in Slovak Visual Art, Prague, Czech Republic
- Jeune Création Slovaque, Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris, France
- Private Ligh, Open Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Dig it All, Space Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Me and the Others, Nitra Gallery, Nitra, Slovakia
- Case History, Central Slovakian Gallery in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
- Im Herzen Europas, Bad Homburg, Germany
- BRA3, Ján Koniarek Gallery, Trnava, Slovakia
- Obraz-ovka, Gallery of Contemporary Hungarian Artists, Dunajská Streda, Slovakia
- Close Encounters, Verein SOHO IN OTTAKRING, Vienna, Austria
- Nový Zlínský Salon 2008, Dom umenia, Zlín, Czech Republic
- Visuality vs. Reality, Museum of Art Žilina, Žilina, Slovakia
- Four Cities In Motion, Trnavské mýto, Bratislava, Slovakia
- For a Happier Tomorrov, Tom Christoffersen Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2007 - Slovak Graphics of the 20th Century, Bratislava City Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Prize NG 333, National Gallery Prague, Czech Republic
- Still, Futura Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
- Central Europe Revisited, Schloss Esterházy, Eisenstadt, Austria
- Welcome to …, Kressling Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Mutations, MUSA Museum auf Abruf, Vienna, Austria
- Prague Biennale 3, Karlín Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
- Mutations, Museo Bilotti, Roma, Itali
- Mutations, Moscow House of Photography, Moscow, Russia
- Skuter, Biennale of Young Art, Ján Koniarek Gallery, Trnava, Slovakia
- PitoreSKa, Vannieck Gallery, Brno, Czech Republic
2006 - Transffering Slovak Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Novi Sad, Serbia
- Mutations I., Casino – Forum d’art contemporain, Luxemburg
- Slovak Graphic Art of 20th Century, State Gallery in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
- IN(TER)MEDIA(S)RES, Museum of Art Žilina, Žilina, Slovakia
- Mutations I., Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
- Mutations I., Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
- J. and M. Jelinek Foundation, Veletržní Palace, Prague, Czech Republic
- Fremdkörper, Kunstraum Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
- Authopoesis, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Papier, Beeld & Basis, Stedelijk Museum, Aalst, Belgium
- Runway, Gallery Space, Bratislava, Slovakia
- CENTRAL – New Art from New Europe, Umelecká beseda, Bratislava, Slovakia
- ViennAfair, Messezentrum Wien, Vienna, Austria
- Portes d’Europe, Musée d’Art Moderne, Saint-Étienne, France
- Man, Hero, Spirit, Machine, Gallery Medium, Bratislava, Slovakia
2005 - Triennale of Contemporary Slovak Graphic Arts, State Gallery in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
- New Media Cheb 2005, Cheb, Czech Republic
- Market, Old Market Hall, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Iconoclash, Spitz Gallery, London, England
- Enlargement, Cork Vision Centre, Cork, Ireland
- ADD-ON. 20 höhenmeter, Wallensteinplatz, Vienna, Austria
- CENTRAL – New Art from New Europe, BA CA Kunstforum, Vienna, Austria
- Prague Biennale II, Karlín Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
- ViennAfair, Messezentrum Wien, Vienna, Austria
- Media Screen, Ján Koniarek Gallery, Trnava, Slovakia
- Frendkörper, Synagogue – Center for Contemporary Art, Ján Koniarek Gallery in Trnava, Slovakia
- K4, East – Slovak Museum, Košice, Slovakia
- CENTRAL – New Art from New Europe, Gallery Skuc, Ljubljana, Slovenia
- CENTRAL – New Art from New Europe, Gallery Kloviæevi Dvori, Zagreb, Croatia
- EGOART Prix, Gallery NOD, Prague, Czech Republic
2004 - Digital @ Electronic Graphic, State Gallery in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
- E.U. Positive, Academy of Arts, Berlin, Germany
- CENTRAL – New Art from New Europe, Teatrul National, Bucurest, Romania
- CENTRAL – New Art from New Europe, Max Gandolf Library, Salzburg, Austria
- CENTRAL – New Art from New Europe, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria
- Generation Relationship, Museum of Art Žilina, Žilina, Slovakia
- METRO, Gallery Space for Contemporary Arts, Bratislava, Slovakia
- New Photography for Slovakia, Gallery Fotohoff, Salzburg, Austria
- EGOART Prix, Gallery HIT, Bratislava, Slovakia
- CWS, Cork Vision Centre, Cork, Ireland
- Balkan Consulate Billboards, House of Arts, Brno, Czech Republic
2003 - Yong Slovak Photography, St. Michael & John’s Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
- Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
- IN OUT, Prague, Czech Republic
- Pal Fiction, International festival of Video Art, Gallery Art Factory, Prague, Czech Republic
- Mam a klam, Open Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Paralle Avantgarden – Gibst es eine „europaische Fotografie“, Art Space, Vienna, Austria
- The Last Easteuuropean Show, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
- Stadt in sicht, Kűnstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
- Spheres of Valency, Pálffy Palace, Bratislava City Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Balkan Consulate, The Association for Contemporary Art, Graz, Austria
- Bride, Synagogue, Center for Contemporary Art, Trnava, Slovakia
2002 - NYBÜVITT, Synagogue – Center for Contemporary Art, Trnava, Slovakia
- Contemporary Slovak Graphic, State Gallery in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
- Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
- ART PRIMEUR 2002, CBK, Dordrecht, Netherlands
- Upside DOWN, Gallery Space for Contemporary Arts, Bratislava, Slovakia
2001 - “New” Slovak Art 1936 – 2001, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria
- New Connection, WFC Courtyard Gallery, NY, USA
- New Connection, Mirbach Palace, Bratislava City Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- New Connection, Veletržní Palace, Prague, Czech Republic
- The End of the Last Century – Artoteka 90, State Gallery in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
- Action Art 1989-2000, Tatra Gallery, Poprad, Slovakia
- Action Art 1989-2000, Nitra Gallery, Nitra, Slovakia
- Golden Prague – 38th International Television Festival, Prague, Czech Republic
2000 - Real(E)state, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Digital Male @ Male Digital, Gallery Medium, Bratislava, Slovakia
- TONAL, Slovak Young Visual Art Prize, Pálffy Palace, Bratislava City Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Communications, Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan
- Common Denominator, Mirbach Palace, Bratislava City Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- …Between…, Skalica, Slovakia
- Manipulative Art, Museum of Art Žilina, Žilina, Slovakia
1999 - Permanent Residency, Gallery Sztuky, Bygoszcz, Poland
- Permanent Residency, Tatran Gallery, Poprad, Slovakia
- Slovak Art for Free, La Biennale di Venezia, Czechoslovak Pavilion, Venice, Italy
- Space For Recapitulation /99-00/, Gallery Space for Contemporary Arts, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Resonance, Mirbach Palace, Bratislava City Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Park of the Future, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Unplanned Connection, Gallery Mánes, Prague, Czech Republic
1998 - Young + Soft, Pálffy Palace, Bratislava City Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
- ETUD, Kopčany, Slovakia
- Slovak Young Visual Art Price, Gallery Medium, Bratislava, Slovakia
- Project, Wolfsburg, Germany
- Angels Flight, Synagogue – Center for Contemporary Art, Trnava, Slovakia
1997 - Between / Object in Picture, Picture in Object /, Skalica, Slovakia
- BRIDGing, Štúrovo, Slovakia
1997 - Symposium, Vannieck Gallery, Brno, Czech Republic
- Symposium, Nový Jičín, Czech Republic
- ETUD, Martin, Slovakia
1996 - Festival of Alternative Art, Skalica, Slovakia

 

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