Evžen Šimera

Contemporary Visual Artist

Topic: Art, Architecture, History

Evžen Šimera is a contemporary Czech visual artist and a painter and at the same time works as the director of VOŠ Scholastika (the Post-Secondary Technical School of Visual Communications), which he founded in 2012 together with another artist Ondřej Brody. Evžen graduated with Masters Degree from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague in 2006 and was awarded a doctorate at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague in 2013. He has exhibited at important galleries and events primarily within the Czech Republic and he is represented in many private and several state collections and institutions. He has been nominated for the Jindřich Chalupecký Award in 2008 and he is also the laureate of the Critique Award for „Young Painting“ in 2009. His work relates to conceptual thinking primarily through the use of means of painting.
One of the main interests of Evžen Šimera is cooperation between architects and artists, both from a historical point of view as well as on contemporary projects.

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2010 Věci, o kterých s nikým nemluvím (Things I Don’t Talk About with Anyone),
Prague City Gallery
2009 Důležitá Náhoda (Important Coincidence), ICA gallery, Prague
2009 Po Sametu (After the Samet Revolution), Prague City Gallery
2006 AUTOBIOGRAPHIES, Tranzit Secession Viena AWARD
2009 Critique Award for Young Painting, ICA, Czech Republic
RECENT SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014 Dědictví budoucích zásad, (The Heritage of Future Principles) Richard Adam gallery
2013 Duch Látky (Spirit of Fabric), Prague City gallery
2010 Laboratory of Dripping, U dobrého pastýře gallery, Brno
2009 Důležitá náhoda (Important Coincident), ICA gallery, Prague
2008 New Dripping, Prinz Prager gallery, Prague
2005 Coco Loco Jeans, Eskort gallery, Brno
2005 You walked your way, Jelení gallery, Prague
RECENT SELECTED COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION
2016 Nevratný posun, Dům umění - Dům pánů z Kunštátu, Brno
2016 „The Extended Painting – Between Figurative and Abstract“, Czech Centre, Brussels (B)
2015 Neklid věcí (Restlessnes of things), Galerie Kvalitář, Praha
2015 Metaplay II., Czech Centre New York (USA)
2015 Dolby Surround Humanologic, Meet Factory gallery, Prague
2014 Pozice (Positions), UM gallery, UMPRUM Prague
2013 Prince, Kvalitář gallery, Prague

2012 Young Stars, Miroslava Kubíka gallery, Litomyšl
2011 Krajiná (Landscape), Zdeňek Sklenář gallery, Prague
2010 Horká linka (Hot line), Václav Špála gallery, Prague
2009 PRAGUEBIENNALE 4
2007 Indexy slasti, (Indexes of Pleassure) Czech Centre, Moscow (RUS)
2007 Autovize, Prague City Gallery
2007 Socha Objekt, (Sculpture Object) The City Gallery of Bratislava (SK)
2007 Stále o malbě (Constantly About Painting), Futura gallery, Prague