Born, 1969, Chomutov, Czeckoslovakia

Education

1987 – 1993
Department of Art Education, Faculty of Education, J. E. Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem

Teaching activities

2008-
Department of Electronic Images, Faculty of Art and Design, J. E. Purkyně University Ústí nad Labem

1994 – 2008
Department of Photography, Faculty of Art and Design, J. E. Purkyně University Ústí nad Labem

2006
guest lecturer, workshop “Photography, Art in Public Space”, Film School of the Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU), Prague

Solo exhibitions

2021

Snímky vlaňajšej sezóny, with Anton Čierny, Galerie Schemnitz, Banská Štiavnica, SK

2019

Over the Hill, Gallery of Modern Art, Roudnice nad Labem

2018

Michaela Thelenová: Sudetská reneta | Sudeten Reinette, hunt kastner, Prague
Zastřená topografie – Poutníci nad mořem mlhy, Galerie Emila Filly, Ústí nad Labem

2016

Dust in the Gaps, with Zdena Kolečková, Kunsthalle Košice, SK

2014

At the End of the World, The House of the Lords of Kunštát, Brno House of Arts

2012

It’s Easy to Say, Fotograf Festival, Off Limits, Prague

2010

When You Return Home from Work, It Will All Be Nicely Tidied Up…, hunt kastner, Prague

2009

Poster campaign for project Land of Human Rights Thoughts of a Wife, Fiducia Gallery, Ostrava

2007

Born There, Live Here, with Zdena Kolečková, Czech Centre Dresden, DE
For a While…, Artwall, Centre for Contemporary Arts Prague

2006

About Freedom, hunt kastner, Prague

2005

T-Shirts, ProjektRoom, Futura Gallery Prague
Landscapes, Josef Sudek Gallery Prague
Project for Billboard Gallery Europe, Ústí nad Labem
Message, Špejchar Gallery Chomutov

2003

Weekend, U Bílého jednorožce Klatovy Gallery
Hoax, Dům pánů z Kunštátu Gallery Brno

2002

Jídelna Gallery, Česká Lípa
Emil Filla Gallery Ústí nad Labem
G4 Gallery, Cheb
Chapel of st. Isidor, Kováry

2001

New Fashion, G 99 Gallery Brno
Telecom Gallery Louny

1999

People, Caffé Dessert, Brno

1998

Suterén Gallery Ústí nad Labem

1996

Clothing, U dobrého pastýře Gallery Brno
Malá výstavní síň Liberec

1994

Emil Filla Gallery Ústí nad Labem

Group exhibitions

2022

Heroin Crystal, Nineties Generation in Prague City Gallery, curated by Olga Mará, Stone Bell House, GHMP Prague

2021

Michaela Thelenová & Anton Čierny: Snímky z loňské sezóny, curated by Michal Koleček, Schemnitz Gallery, Banská Štiavnica, SK
Disturbed Balance Revisited | Narušená Rovnováha Revisted, curated by Michal Koleček, Ústi nad Labem House of Arts

2020

Art is calling, online exhibition

2019

Labyrinth, curated by Tereza Nováková, Pragovka Gallery, Prague
Quodlibet, curated by Karel Císař, hunt kastner, Prague
Old Addresses, curated by Vendula Fremlová, House of the Lords of Kunstat, Brno House of Arts

2018

Photography from the Collection, concept by Michal Lazorčík, Klatovy/Klenová Gallery, Klatovy
Sonda 1. The Story of Slovak (post)conceptual art, Prague City Gallery, Prague
MO(NU)MENTÁLNÍ TOPOGRAFIE, Faculty of Art and Design J. E. Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem
By Virtue of Dalibor Chantrý, curated by Barbora Klímová, Filip Cenek, The House of the Lords of Kunštát, Brno House of Arts

2017

New Zlín Salon, Regional Gallery of Fine Arts in Zlín
Soulful, Interiours, curated by Michal Koleček & Marcela Štýbrová, West Bohemian Gallery, Pilsen
Leave It in the Ground, curated by Margarethe Makovec & Anton Lederer, House of Art, Ústí nad Labem
Hommage a Zbyněk Sedlaček, curated by Otto Urban, City Gallery of Louny
In Their Eyes, curated by Michal Koleček & Camilla Martinelli, Kunsthalle Eurocenter, Lana, IT

2016

Hommage à Zbyněk Sedláček, Gallery of Louny
In their eyes, Ústí nad Labem House of Arts

2015

From the Middle Outwards – Art from Bohemia and Moravia | Ze středu ven – Umění českých a moravských regionů, Kunsthalle, Košice, SK
How not to Want Anything?, 4 + 4 Days in Motion, 20th International Festival of Contemporary Art, Desfours Palace Prague
Modes of Democrcy, Framzenesfete Fortezza, IT

2014

In a Skirt – Sometimes, Art of the 1990s, curated by Pavlina Morganová, Moravian Gallery in Brno and the Prague City Gallery, The Golden Ring, Prague
Modes of Democracy, DOX – Centre for Contemporary Art Prague
Intimate Interaction, Gallery of City Ostrava
From the Middle Outwards | Ze středu ven – Umění regionů 1985-2010, West Bohemian Gallery, Masné krámy Plzeň
The Intimate Circle in Contemporary Czech Photography, Olomouc Museum of Art

2013

The Beginning of the Century – First Decade of the 21st Century, curated by Pavlina Morganová, Gallery of Art Ostrava
Their Photos, 1. patro Gallery, Prague

2012

There is Nothing There, Czech Center New York, NY, USA
The Beginning of the Century, First Decade of the 21st Century, curated by Pavlina Morganová, West Bohemian Gallery, Masné krámy, Plzeň
Passing Memories, Art Workshop Lazareti Dubrovnik, HR
University of Předlice, Exhibition of Faculty of Art and Design, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem
National Gallery – Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art Prague
Parallel History, GASK – The Gallery of the Central Bohemian Region, Kutná Hora
Ř! Česká národní identita v současném výtvarném umění, AAAD Gallery Prague

2011

Crazycurators Biennale III. CK Zamek Poznań, Poland
Prague Biennale 5 / Biennale Photo 2
Hidden Publics, Škuc Gallery Ljubljana, SI
Rýč, míč, klíč, Emil Filla Gallery Ústí nad Labem
Parallel History, North Bohemia Gallery of Fine Art Litoměřice
Domácí práce, Aula Gallery FFA BUT, Brno

2010

Formats of Transformation 89-09, Museum auf Abruf – MUSA Vienna, AT
Hidden Publics, Kunsthalle Palazzo Liestal bei Basel, Switzerland
Hidden Publics, Association for Contemporary Art Graz, AT
Crazycurators Biennale III, House of Arts Bratislava, SK
Inter-view, Nitra Gallery, SK
100 Years of The Brno House of Arts, G99 Gallery, Brno House of Arts
Making Worlds, Emil Filla Gallery Ústí nad Labem

2009

Behind the Velvet Curtain, Katzen Art Center Washington DC, USA
On the Tectonics of History, ISCP New York, USA
Formats of Transformation 89-09, The House of the Lords of Kunštát, Brno House of Arts
Something of Myself: 23 self-portraits, hunt kastner, Prague
Photomonth (Aktualizacja), Bunkr Sztuki, Krakow, PL
Via Lucis 1989-2009, Central European House of Photography, Bratislava, SK
Rebus sic stantibus, Emil Filla Gallery Ústí nad Labem
Velmi křehké vztahy, Armaturka Gallery Ústí nad Labem
Velmi křehké vztahy, (A)VOID Gallery, Prague

2008

Rebus sic stantibus, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova Museum Turku, FI
Image, Communication, Style, Function, Concept, National Gallery – Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art Prague
Zpřítomnění V, Biennial Dolní Kounice, Monastery Rosa Coeli Dolní Kounice

2007

On Tectonics of History Wyspa Institute of Art Gdańsk, PL
Hot Destination | Marginal Destiny IV, Emil Filla Gallery Ústí nad Labem
Hot Destination | Marginal Destiny IV, Motorenhalle Gallery Dresden, DE
Gross Domestic Product, Prague City Gallery,
Gross Domestic Product, Mars Gallery Moscow, RU
Intercity Berlin-Prague, Galerie Alte Schule-Kulturzentrum Adlershof Berlin, DE

2006

Luftschutz, Exit Gallery Peje, XK
Innenansicht Prag 06, Kunst Raum Niederoesterreich Vienna, AT
On Tectonics of History, Emil Filla Gallery Ústí nad Labem
HumOrg – Human Organism, Gallery of Critics Prague
Zpřítomnění IV, Biennial Dolní Kounice, Monastery Rosa Coeli Dolní Kounice

2005

Supermarket Sztuki, 1st Biennial of Young European Art, Tolerate Me, Warsaw, PL
Beauty Free Shop, Prague
Czech Photography of the 20th Century, Prague City Gallery
Entermultimediale 2. Festival of Art and New Technologies, Prague
Intercity Berlin-Prague. Mánes Gallery Prague
Širší proud, City Gallery Plzeň

2004

E 55, Raskolnikow Gallery Dresden, DE
Armory Show, New York, NY, USA
2+18, 10 Years of Studio of Photography of Faculty of Art and Design, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem and City Museum Ústí nad Labem

2003

Finalists of Jindřich Chalupecký Award, Futura Gallery, Prague
The Youngest, National Gallery – Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art Prague
IN OUT, Festival of Digital Image, Prague
Gute Fahrt für…, Goethe Institut Prague

2002

4th Biennial of Young Artist, Zvon
Prague City Gallery
Icing, Václav Špála Gallery, Prague
Short Message Strategy, Šternberk Gallery Šternberk
Illumination, City Gallery Plzeň

2001

Icing, Institute of Contemporary Art Dunaújváros, HU
Plumb to Axis II, House of Art Opava
It Is Maybe Here, Sýpka Gallery, Vlkov
Experimental Landscape, Malá výstavní síň Gallery Liberec

2000

Melancholy, Moravian Gallery in Brno
Girls Show 2000, Peripherial 4 Iasi, RO
Girls Show 2000, Art Expo Gallery Bucharest, RO
Girls Show 2000Emil Filla Gallery, Ústí nad Labem
1990’s Continue, City Museum Ústí nad Labem

1999

Girls, Girls, Girls, MXM Gallery, Prague
Public District, Public spaces in Ústí nad Labem
Ostrava-Ústí, 761 Gallery Ostrava
2nd New Zlín Salon, State Gallery Zlín
Fillovka Open, Emil Filla Gallery, Ústí nad Labem

1998

Reduced Budget, Mánes Gallery, Prague
Black & Blue, Art Radionica Lazareti-Kovačka 3 Gallery Dubrovnik, HR

1997

North, Václav Špála Gallery, Prague
1st Zlín Salon of the Young, State Gallery in Zlín
Ústí Is not So Far, Sýpka Gallery, Vlkov

1996

2nd Biennial of Young Artists Zvon, Prague City Gallery
Private Anamnesis, Regional Gallery Liberec
St. Adalbert’s Church Ústí nad Labem

1994

Identification in The Space and Time, M. A. Bazovský Gallery Trenčín, SK

1993

Disturbed Ballance, Citadela Gallery, Prague
Emil Filla Gallery, Ústí nad Labem