RESUME

DENISA PROCHAZKA

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

denisaprochazka@hotmail.com

613-600-7569

EDUCATION

2016-17, 2019  Master Clay Portrait & Figure classes with Philippe Faraut, NY, USA

 

1996 - 1997       O.C.A.D. University, Florence, Italy,

Postgraduate Studies Diploma, Florence Program, Renaissance Art History, and Marble carving sculpture studio

 

1993 - 1996        O.C.A.D. University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Graduate of Fine Arts - Diploma Sculpture/Installation Program

 

1992 - 1993        York University, Visual Arts Program, Toronto

 

1987 - 1992        Canterbury High School - Visual Arts Program

EXHIBITIONS

 

2022  The American Artists Professional League, Spring Members Online Show, NY, USA

2021 Manhattan Arts International, HerStory 2020, juried online all-female exhibition, NY, USA

2021 O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Women Artists Making Their Mark 2021, CA, USA

2021 The Healing Power of Art & Artists, Many Shaded of Gray in Art online show, NY, USA

2020 The American Artists Professional League, '92 Grand National Exhibition', NY, USA

2020 Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Associate Show, NY, US

2020 Allied Artists of America Associate Show, NY, USA

2020 American Artists Professional League, 'Favorite Things', USA

2020 Healing Power of Art & Artists, Healing Power of Art 2020 juried exhibition, NY, USA

2019 J.Mane Gallery, All Women 2019 juried exhibition 2019, USA

2019 The Healing Power of Art and Artists, Art that Lifts our Spirit, NY, USA

2019 9th Annual Figurative Art Exhibition, Light SpaceTime online gallery, USA

2018 Cube Gallery, 'Great BIG smalls XIV' exhibition, Ottawa, Canada

2018 Healing Power of Art & Artists, "Our Bond with Nature" Online Juried Exhibition, NY, USA

2018 Manhattan Arts International, HerStory 2018, juried online all-female exhibition, NY, USA

2018 ArtistTable juried online all-female exhibition, Her Story 2018, USA

2018 J.Mane Gallery, juried online exhibition, MIND BODY SPIRIT 2018, USA

2018 Allied Artists of America, juried online member exhibition, NY, USA

2018 Gallery 25N, Faces of Humanity 2018, juried online exhibition, NY, USA

2018 Society of Canadian Artists, juried SCA online exhibition, Canada

2018 Manhattan Arts International juried online exhibition "New Beginnings"

2017 Salmagundi Club Gallery, Allied Artists of America 104th juried exhibition, New York, NY, USA

2017 Healing Power of Art, Manhattan Arts International juried online exhibition, NY, USA

2017 Solo sculpture exhibition, Artifact Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2017 All women Juried Theme Exhibition "HERStory", Manhattan Arts International, NYC, USA

2017 Special Recognition Award & Juried Theme Exhibition "New Beginnings", Manhattan Arts International, NYC, USA

 

2016 New York ART EXPO 2016, New York, NY, USA

2015 Sculpture Exhibition, Dimensions, NCNS, Ottawa, Canada

2015 Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art, International Contemporary Masters exhibition, Las Vegas, USA

2015 Kanata Art Gallery, Best of NCNS, Kanata, Canada

2014 Cube Gallery, Black & White Group Show, Ottawa, Canada

2013 National Capital Network of Sculptors, Dimensions Show, Ottawa, Canada

2013 Shankman Centre, Orleans, National Capital Network of Sculptors Display, Ottawa, Canada

2013 City of Ottawa Archives Gallery 112, NCNS Sculpture Show, Ottawa, Canada

2012 National Capital Network of Sculptors, Dimensions Show, Ottawa, Canada

 

2012 Museum of Nature Sculpture Exhibition, NCNS, Ottawa, Canada

2011 Museum of Nature Sculpture Exhibition, NCNS, Ottawa, Canada

2011 Shankman Centre, Orleans, NCNS Sculpture Display, Ottawa, Canada

2010 National Capital Network of Sculptors, Dimension Show, Ottawa, Canada

2010 Patrick John Mills Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, NCNS, Ottawa, Canada

2009 National Capital Network of Sculptors, Dimensions Show, Ottawa, Canada

 

2009 AWOL Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2008 National Capital Network of Sculptors, Dimensions Show, Ottawa, Canada

 

1997 Senza Parole, Art Festival, Toronto, Canada

1996 In Partenza, O.C.A.D. Florence, Italy

1996 O.C.A.D. Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1994 Women's Art Show, Toronto, Canada

AWARDS

2020 Sculpture Award, American Artists Professional League, '92 Grand National Show', NY, USA

2020 Sculpture Award, Allied Artists of America Associate Show, NY, USA

2020 Sculpture Award, 3rd place, American Artists Professional League, 'Favorite Things', USA

2020 Award of Excellence, The Healing Power of Art 2020, The Healing Power of Art & Artists

2019 Finalist of the 14th International ARC Salon Competition, Art Renewal Centre, USA

2019 Award of Excellence, Art that Lifts Our Spirits, The Healing Power of Art & Artists, USA

2019 Honorable Mention, All Women 2019, J.Mane Gallery, USA

2018 Award of Excellence, The Healing Power of Art & Artists, NY, USA

2018 Award of Excellence, Special Feature Artist, Manhattan Arts International, HerStory 2018

2018 First place winner and Grant recipient, Gallery 25N, Faces of Humanity 2018, NY, USA

2018 Award of Excellence, J.Mane Gallery competition, MIND BODY SPIRIT 2018, USA

2018 Award of Excellence, Manhattan Arts International, New Beginnings 2018, NY exhibition,

2017 Winner of the Special Feature Artist of the all-female competition and exhibition

 

'HERStory' in Manhattan Arts International, New York

 

2017 Award of Excellence, The Figurative 2017 Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time Online Gallery

2016 Winner of 'New Beginnings' competition and exhibition, Manhattan Arts International, NY

2016 Special Feature Artist Award, ArtsyShark, New York, USA

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

2022 Signature Member of The American Artists Professional League, NY, USA

 

2018 - 2022 Associate Member of the National Sculpture Society, New York, NY, USA

 

2022 Showcase Artist Member of Manhattan Arts International, NY, USA

2022 Associate Member of the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, NY, USA

2021 Associate Member of AWA, The American Women Artists, USA

 

2018 - 2021 Elected Member of the Allied Artists of America, New York City, NY, USA

2018 - 2022 Artist Member of The Healing Power of Art & Artists, NY, USA

2019 - 2020 Artist Member of The Guide Artists Showcase and Magazine

ART PROJECTS

 

2021 Jury Panelist for Sculpture Category, 5th Edition, Boynes Emerging Artist Award, Australia

2021 Public Art Project, Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Bader, Queens University, Kingston, Canada

2020 Orphan portrait series charity project 2020

2019 Jury Panelist for Manhattan Arts International, NYC, All Women Art Exhibition

2019 Commission sculpture of Celtic Goddess Brigid, Ottawa, Canada

 

2018 Sculpture Commission work, Women Who Work Awards, Embassy of Gabon, Ottawa

2018 Sculpture Commission work, Women Excellence Awards, Embassy of Gabon, Ottawa

2018 Sculpture Commission work, Guinea Excellence Awards, Museum of History, Ottawa

2018 Sculpture Commission work, Native Women's Association of Canada, Ottawa

 

2017 Sculpture Commission work, Guinea Excellence Awards, Museum of History, Ottawa

2016 Sculpture Awards Commission for the Mandela Legacy & BHM Gala, Ottawa University

2015 Sculpture Awards Commissions, BHM Gala, Ottawa University

2015 Private Sculpture Commission

2014 Sculpture Awards Commissions, BHM Gala, Ottawa University

2014 Private Sculpture Commission

2013 Sculpture Commission work for a public space, Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts

 

2013 Sculpture Awards Commissions, BHM Gala, Ottawa University

2012 Private Sculpture Commission, Ottawa

2012 Sculpture Awards Commission, BHM Gala, Ottawa University

 

2011 Sculpture Awards Commission, created for Ottawa University, Black History Month Gala

2011 Private Sculpture Commission Work, Ottawa

2010 Sculpture Award Commission, Ottawa University, Black History Month Gala

2008 Clay Sculpture Commission of a Youth Medical Patient Simulator,

Carleton University - Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Ottawa

 

1999 Art Commission for a public space, 100 Drawings, Tony Graham Toyota, Ottawa.