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Vladimira Klumpar was born in the Czech Republic in 1954 and began her studies at the Specialized School of Glassmaking High School in Zelezny Brod. She completes her studies nearly a decade later at the renowned Academy of Applied Arts in Prague under the tutorship of renowned artist Professor Stanislav Libensky. Klumpar is the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. Her work has been widely exhibited in Europe and the Americas and is represented in public and private collections on both continents.

Education

1969-1973 Specialized School of Glassmaking, Zelezny Brod, Czech Republic

1974-1981 Academy of Applied Arts, Prague, Czech Republic, Prof. Stanislav Libensky

Awards and grants

1981 School Award of the Academy of Applied Arts, Prague, Czechoslovakia

1991 New England Artist Foundation Fellowship 1991 Massachusetts Artist Foundation Fellowship

1997 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2007 Corning Museum Award Winners, Invitational Habatat Galleries, MI

2010 Conrning Museum Award Winners, Invitational Habatat Galleries, MI

2013 Award winners 41st Annual International Glass Invitational Habatat Galleries, MI

Solo Exhibitions

2013 Broft / Van der Horst Galleries, Hague, Netherlands

2012 Tajemství světla, Východočeská galerie, Pardubice, Czech Republic

2011 Heller Gallery, New York City, NY

2009 Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA

2008 Habatat Gallery, Tysons Corner, VA

2007 Marx Saunders Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006 SOFA Chicago – with Heller Gallery, Chicago, IL

2005 Marx Saunders Gallery, Chicago, ILGalerie Pokorná, Prague, Czech Republic

2004 SOFA Chicago – Heller Gallery, Chicago, IL Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL (with Michael Pavlik)

2003 Vladimira Klumpar – Works from 1986 to 1998”, Chappel Gallery, New York City, NY Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA (with Michael Pavlik)

2002 Galerie Pokorná, Prague, Czech Republic (with Michael Pavlik)

2001 Heller Gallery, New York City, NY (with Michael Pavlik)

2000 SOFA Chicago – with Habatat Galleries, Chicago, IL (with Michael Pavlik)Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL (with Michael Pavlik)

1999 Gallery Bershad, Somerville, MA 1998 Bohemian Gallery, Astoria-Queens, NY

1997 Sculpture and Drawings”, Drury Gallery, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT

1993 Winds, Channels and Drops”, Canal Gallery, Holyoke, MA

1991 Heller Gallery, New York City, NYHolsten Gallery, Palm Beach, FL 1990 Sanske Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland

1989 Habatat Gallery, Chicago, IL

1988 Holsten Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

1984 Heller Gallery, New York City, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013 Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

Prag Festival, Galerie Pokorná, Prague, Czech Republic

Art in Hainan 2013 , Levant art gallery, Shanghai, China

Shantz Galleries, Stockbridge, MI

2012 Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

Shantz Gallery, Stockbridge, MA

Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA

Glass 2012, Shanghai, China

2011 Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI
Prague Festival 2010, US Cultural Center, Prague, Czech Republic
SOFA Chicago (with Heller Gallery, New York City), Chicago, IL
Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL
Shantz Gallery, Stockbirdge, MA

2009 Prague Festival 2009, Mexican Embassy, Prague, Czech Republic
Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL
Connections, Prague, Czech Republic
Shantz Gallery, Stockbirdge, MA
Galerie Pokorná, Prague, Czech Republic
Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI
The Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb, Croatia

2008 Reflections of Contemporary Glass, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
České a slovenské sklo v exilu /Czech and Slovak Glass in exile/, Slovenská národná galéria (The Slovak National Gallery), Bratislava, Slovakia
Glass International, Habatat Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL
Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI
SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL

2007 Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI
Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
České a slovenské sklo v exilu / Czech and Slovak Glass in Exile, Moravská galerie v Brně, Brno, Czech Republic
Holsten Gallery, Stockbridge, MA

2006 Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI
Czech Glass, the Corning Museum of Glass, NY
SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL
Sklizeň, Regionální muzeum v Mikulově / Regional Museum, Mikulov, Czech Republic

2005 Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI
SOFA New York, New York City, NY
SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL

2004 Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
Group Exhibition at Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA
Síla ženy, Bayer&Bayer Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL

2003 Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
SOFA New York, New York City, NY

2002 SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL
SOFA New York, New York City, NY
Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

2001 Group Exhibition at Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA
SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL
Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

2000 SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL

1998 Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

1995 Glass America, Heller Gallery, New York City, NY
Group Exhibition at Holsten Gallery, Stockbridge, MA

1994 Glass America, Heller Gallery, New York City, NY
Group Exhibition at Sandra Ansley Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Group Exhibition at Holsten Gallery, Stockbridge, MA

1993 Group Exhibition at Heller Gallery, New York City, NY
Composition Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Selected Collections

Cafesjian Museum Foundation / Yerevan, Republic of Armenia

Corning Museum of Glass / Corning, NY

Glass Museum / Nový Bor, Czech Republic

Lannan Foundation / Palm Beach, FL

Mint Museum of Art / Charlotte, NC

Museum of Arts & Design / New York, NY

Museum of Decorative Arts / Prague, Czech Republic

Museum of Glass and Costume Jewelry / Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic

The Museum of North Bohemia / Liberec, Czech Republic

Racine Art Museum / Racine, WI

Regiońalní Museum v Mikulovĕ / Mikulovĕ, Czech Republic

Seven Bridges Foundation / Greenwich, CT

Galerie Kuzebauch / Prague, CZ

Publications

1998        Michael Boylen / “Sculptures and Drawings,” Review, Glass, Spring

2007        Czech and Slovak Glass in Exile / Sylva Petrova

2004        Karen S. Chambers / “Works from 1986 to 1998,” Review, Glass, Spring Sila Zeny / Bayer & Baye

1993        Chuck Meyer / “Sculptor Creates Drama in Glass,” The Recorder, January 15 / Greenfield, MA Sue Scott / “Exhibition Canal Gallery,” Review, Glass, Winter The Springfield Advocate, Review, November 25