Born 1977, Prague, Czechoslovakia




Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, classical painting studio of Zbyněk Beran & the conceptual media studio of Miloš Šejn

Awards & Stipends:


Best Animated Film (Lost Architect, 2008) at 2009 PAF Festival for Animated Films in Olomouc, 2009

Mattoni Award for the best new young artist at the Prague Biennale3, 2007

Video, Europa Spot Prize, 2005

Kulturkontakt Austria – artist’s residency Vienna, AU, 2004-5

Henkel prize, Vienna, AU, 2004

Nuova Academia Milan, IT, 2001

Academy prize for the best student work of the year, 1996 & 1999

Solo exhibitions:


A Race of Peeping Toms, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA


Daniel Pitín A Paper Tower, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, curator: Petr Nedoma


Confessional, St. Salvator church, Prague

Broken Windows, House of Art, České Budejovice, curated by Jen Kratochvil

Grotto, Charim gallery, Vienna, AT


Daniel Pitín, The Mechanical Flowers, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Crystal Gardens, GRIMM, Amsterdam Netherlands


Baroque Office, hunt kastner, Prague


Traps, Charim Gallery, Vienna, AU


Cover Story, BMOCA – Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Bolder Colorado, USA
KUNSTWERKE, hunt kastner, Prague
Daniel Pitín – solo show, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA


Garrison’s Landing, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, N.Y., USA


Private Ceremony, Geukens & De Vil, Antwerp, BE
Mrs. Roberts is Gonna Be Late (with Tomáš Svoboda), curated by_Vienna 2010, Charim Galerie, Vienna, AU


Men in the Garden, hunt kastner, Prague
Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, USA


Lost Architect, Charim Ungar Contemporary (CUC), Berlin, DE
Daniel Pitin: Painter on a Stage, Guekins & De Vil, Antwerp, BE


Adaption II, Charim Gallery, Vienna, AU


Adaption, Futura gallery, Prague, CZ
Charim Gallery (with Wolfgang Wirth), Vienna, AU


Motion Picture, Futura project room, Prague
Art Decoration, National Gallery at the Veletržní Palace, Prague


Picture and Screens, Academy of Fine Arts gallery, Prague

group exhibitions:


Vanitas, curated by Otto Urban, Dox, Prague


Moving Image Department #10: based on real facts, curated by Adam Budak, Prague National Gallery, Trade Fair Palac
Retina, 8smička, Humpolec

Quodlibet, curated by Karel Císař, hunt kastner, Prague


New Acquisitions from the Collections of Prague City Gallery, Municipal Library exhibition hall, Prague
Criticon, curated by Vladimir Beskid, Muzeum Vojtecha Löfflera in Košice
Formal Encounters, Galeria Nicodim, Bucharest, Romania


Le nuove frontiere della pittura, curated by Demetrio Paparoni, Fondazione Stelline, Milano, IT

Making windows where there were once wall, curated by Jane Neal, ArtMill, Szentendre, HU

A painter’s doubt: painting & phenomenology, curated by Seamus Kealy, Salzburger Kunstverein, AU

New Acquisitions from the Collections of Prague City Gallery, Municipal Library exhibition hall, Prague


Reason and Resistance, Contemporary slovak and czech art from the collection of Milan Dobňák, curator Gabriela Kisová, Košice City Gallery, Slovakia, SK
A Question of Perspective, curated by Jane Neal, Grimm Gallery, Amsterdam, NL


The Mass Ornament, Glimpses from the Bible of Visuality, Nitrianska galeria, Slovakia, SK

Art From Heart, curated by Miroslav Ambroz, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China, China
The Importance of Being A (Moving) Image, curated by Adam Budak and Jan Kratochvil, Prague National Gallery at the Veletržní Palace, Prague
Hommage to Otto Gutfreund, curated by Pavel Banka, Rabasova galerie, Rakovnik


Pocitová Teplota, curated by Caroline Krzyszton, Bohnice Pradelna, Prague
This Side of Paradise, curated by Jane Neal, Sotheby’s #S2, London, UK


Nightfall, New Tendencies in Figurative Painting, curated by Jane Neal, Rudolfinum, Prague
The Butterfly Effect? The Image as a Multifaceted Deconstruction of a Whole, curated by Petr Vanouš, Rudolfinum, Prague


Film. Directed by Artists, Nitrianska galerie, SK
Nightfall, New Tendencies in Figurative Painting, curated by Jane Neal, MODEM, Debrecin, HU
Citation and Interpretation II – Painting, curated by Jiří Machalicky, NoD gallery, Prague, CZ
Making Familiar, curated by Robert Armstrong and James Merrigan,Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin, IR
Point of Entry, Ana Cristea Gallery, New York, NY, USA


Mutating Medium: Photography in Czech Art 1990-2010, curated by Pavel Vančat, Rudolfinum, Prague
Through A Glass Darkly, curated by Jane Neal, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
East ex East, curated by Jane Neal, Brand New Gallery, Milano, IT
SKUTR III, Biennale of Young Artists, curated by Vladimir Beskid, Koppel Villa, Jan Koniarek Regional Gallery, Trnava, SK
To Deceive Death, To Swallow the Night: Martin Gerboc, Jiří Petrbok, Daniel Pitín, Nitrianska Regional Gallery, Nitra, SK
Memoria Variable, curated by Gigliola Foschi and Carla Pellegrini, Galleria Milano, Milano, IT


After the Fall, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY, USA
The Cassini Cruise II, Ardi Poels Project, Maastrict, NL
Re-Romantic 2, Galerie Šternberk, Šternberk
Bad Industry, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Year One and In Standard Time, Ana Cristea Gallery, New York, NY, USA


Der Innere Blick, Kunsthalle, Tubungen, DE
Eccentric Paths II / The Arsenāls, The Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, LT
After Velvet, curated by Sandra Baborovska, long-term exhibition at the Prague City Gallery at the House of
the Golden Ring, Prague
Spectator Novus, Galeria Kritiku, Prague
Something of Myself, hunt kastner, Prague
PAF Film Festival of Animated Films, Olomouc


Resetting / New Ways to Reality, curated by Petr Vanouš, Prague City Gallery at the Municipal Library, Prague
Eccentric Paths: Young Artists from Central and Eastern Europe, Barardo Colllection Museum, Lisbon, PT


Expanded Painting, Prague Biennale3, curated by Helena Kontova, Karlin Hall, Prague


Sovereign European Art Prize Finalists – London, UK


Daniel Pitín und Markus Krottendorfer, Charim galerie, Neue Heimat, Vienna, AU


Kulturkontakt exibition, Vienna, AU


Martinů Reloaded, Prague Academy of Performing Arts gallery, Prague
Need of Touch, Word DV film festival, Prague


Academy of Fine Arts graduates exhibition, National Gallery, Veletržní Palace, Prague


Student exhibition, Lima, Peru
Academy of Fine Arts exhibition, Mánes, Prague


4 + 4 days in Motion Festival, Prague


Kolín Czech Paintings, Art gallery U prstenu, Prague
People of the XX.century, Prague City Center
Art Gallery of Young Artists, Olomouc


Art Gallery U prstenu, Prague


Academy of Fine Arts students exhibition, Mánes, Prague


Music-pictures show, Alterna Komotovka, Prague
Biennale of the Young, Altkirch, FR