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Tomáš Hlavička’s unique style of fusing glass and metal into sculptural forms sets him apart. At first sight they are dramatic and sometimes stark contemporary masterpieces, but Hlavička brings simple forms to life, creating microcosmic worlds of color and texture that constantly change depending on the source of light and the angle.

Inspiration

I have always been interested in decoration which is almost ewerything  we see around us even we do not realize it.

In my glass form I try to incorporate decoration in a simple format so that it does not owerpower the object.

I let nature inspire in a mater-of-fact way. My sculptures are clearly reminiscent of waving grass, fallen autumn leaves and bionic shapes. I am interested in design too and as a result a many of my pieces are vases, bowels or cases.

Museum of Decorativ Arts in Prague Czech republic
Glass Museum Koganezaki Crystal Park Japan
Glass Museum Kanazawa Japan
The Finnish Glass Museum Riihimäki Finland
Dennos Museum Mi USA
Museum Pardubice Czech republic
Imago Galleries Palm Desert CA USA

1997     Habatat Galleries Fl USA

1999     Galerie Chagall Karviná Czech republic

2001     Gallery Enomoto  Japan

2003     From fire  Habatat Mi USA

2003     Galerie MINEA Karlovy Vary Czech republic

2004     32nd Annual International Glass Invitational Habatat USA

2004     Glass Gallery Broft Leerdamm  Netherlands

2004     Ostravske Museum Ostrava Czech republic

2004     Habatat Galleries  Mi USA

2005     The Finnish Glass Museum

2005     Dennos Museum Mi USA

2005     Galerie Pyramida Prague Czech republic

2006   Galerie CHagall  Ostrava  Czech republic

2007   Habatat Galleries  Florida  USA

2007   Sandra Ainsley Gallery  Toronto  Kanada

2007     Gallery Sklo  Seoul  Korea

2007   The exhibition of Czech art, design and handicraft  Beijing  China

2008   Collect V&A Museum London

2008   Habatat Galleries  Mi USA

2009   Dum umeni  Znojmo Czech republic

2009   Connections – Contemporary European glass  Prague CZ

2010   Habatat Galleries Florida USA

2010   Muzeum mesta Brna – Spilberk CZ

2010   Galerie Welti – Düsseldorf Germany

2012   Exempla München Germany

2013   Habatat Galleries Fl USA