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

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

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

2019    The Healing Power of Art and Artists, Art that Lifts our Spirit, 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" 2018, NY USA

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

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

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, NY, USA

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

2018     Second place winner and Award of Excellence, J.Mane Gallery competition, MIND BODY SPIRIT 2018, USA

2018     Award of Excellence, Manhattan Arts International, New Beginnings 2018, online juried exhibition, New York

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      Second place winner of 'New Beginnings' competition and exhibition,

               Manhattan Arts International, New York, USA

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

 

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

2019                      Associate Member of American Artists Professional League, New York, USA

2019                      Artist Member of The Guide Artists Showcase and Magazine

2018, 2019           Associate Member of the National Sculpture Society, New York, NY, USA

2018, 2019           Associate Member of the Allied Artists of America, New York City, NY, USA

2018, 2019           Artist Member of The Healing Power of Art & Artists, NY, USA

2017                     Artist Member of the Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, USA

2017                     Artist Member of Manhattan Arts International, NY, USA

2008 - 2016         Executive Member of the National Capital Network of Sculptors, Ottawa, Canada

 

ART PROJECTS

 

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

2019     Commission sculpture of Celtic Goddess Brigid, Ottawa, Canada

2018     Sculpture Commission work, Women Who Work Awards, Ottawa

2018     Sculpture Commission work, Women Excellence Awards, 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 Commissions

2014     Sculpture Awards Commissions, BHM Gala, Ottawa University

2014     Private Sculpture Commissions

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 Commissions, 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.

1998     Private Portrait Drawing Commission, Ottawa