Artist: Vladimira Klumpar

Cast glass
  • 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.

  • Uměleckoprůmyslové museum (UPM) / Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, Czech Republic
    Seven Bridges Foundation, Greenwich, CT
    Regionální muzeum v Mikulově, Mikulov, Czech Republic
    Sklářské muzeum / Glass Museum, Nový Bor, Czech Republic
    Severočeské muzeum v Liberci / North Bohemian Museum of Liberec, Liberec, Czech Republic
    Muzeum skla a bižuterie v Jablonci / Museum of Glass and Jewelry, Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic
    The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
    Lannan Foundation, Palm Beach, FL
    Wusham Museum of Art, Rucine, WI
    Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
    American Arts and Craft Museum, New York, NY
    Cafesjian Museum Foundation, Yerevan, Armenia

  • 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 Corning Museum Award Winners, Invitational Habatat Galleries, MI

    2013 Award winners 41st Annual Intrenational Glaee Invitational Habatat Galleries, MI

    2014 Award winners 42st Annual International Glaee Invitational Habatat Galleries, MI

     

  • 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

    1992 Recipients of Mass – Artist Foundation Fellowship, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
    Gallery Society of the Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA
    Group Exhibitions at Heller Gallery, Holsten Gallery, Habatat Galleries

    1991 Glass America, Heller Gallery, New York City, NY
    International Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
    The 1991 Glass Invitational, Holsten Gallery, Stockbridge, MA

    1990 Glass America, Heller Gallery, New York City, NY
    Composition Glass Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Sandra Ansley Gallery, Toronto, Canada
    International Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI

    1989 Glass America, Heller Gallery, New York City, NY
    17th Annual International Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Farmington Hills, MI
    Glass Invitational, Holsten Gallery, Stockbridge, MA
    Fire & Ice, Piedmont Gallery, Salem, NC
    Small Scale Detail, Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI

    1988 Glass America, Heller Gallery, New York City, NY
    Glass Invitational, Holsten Gallery, Stockbridge, MA
    Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI
    International New Art Forms Exposition, Chicago, IL
    Small Scale Detail, Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI

    1984 1984 Glass Invitational, Holsten Gallery, Stockbridge, MA
    Glass International, Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI
    Gallery Gotchalk-Betz, Frankfurt, Germany
    Československé sklo ’84 / Czechoslovakian Glass, Museum of Decorative Arts (UPM), Prague, Czechoslovakia

    1983 Group Exhibition at Galerie Groll, Nuremberg, Germany
    Galerie Rob van den Doel, The Hague, The Nederlands
    Skleněná plastika / Glass Sculpture, Brno House of Arts (Dům umění), Brno, Czechoslovakia
    Galerie Karolina, Prague, Czechoslovakia

    1982 1st Interglass Symposium Nový Bor, Cultural House Bohemia, Nový Bor; Museum of Decorative Arts (UPM), Prague, Czechoslovakia
    Dan Klein Gallery, London, Great Britain
    Czech Glass, Erfurt, Germany
    Exempla ’82 – Young Creation, Munich, Germany