Jiří Černický

Born 1966 in Ústi nad Labem, Czech Republic.
Lives and works in Prague.

Education
1993–1997 – Academy of Fine Arts, Prague
1990–1993 – Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design, Prague

Awards
2007 – 48th October Salon Award, Beograd, Serbia
1998 – The Jindřich Chalupecký Award, Prague
1996 – The Soros Award, Prague

Solo Exhibitions
2010
Kefírová dráha, WOXART Gallery, Praha
Gagarinova věc, Galerie Václava Špály, Praha
Minimálně intenzívnější, Galerie města Blanska, Blansko
ABS, Muzeum Jed(y)nygo obiektu Toruń, Poland

2009
Věci, kterých mi není líto, Muzeu V. Löfflera Košice, Slovensko
IFO archiv, atelier J. Sudka, Praha

2008
ABS video, SPACE Gallery, Cleveland, USA
Well, one never does the most important things anyway…,
Emil Filla Gallery, Ústi nad Labem

2007
ABS video, Futura Gallery, Prague
You, Artsdepot Gallery, London, UK (with Tereza Severová)
ABS video, Galleria Traghetto, Venezia, Italy
ABS video, Brno Gallery, Brno

2006
Bindings, Die Aktualitat des Schonen Gallery, Liberec
Pincushions, Steinek Gallery, Vienna, Austria

2005
ABS Story, JIRI SVESTKA GALLERY, Prague
The Gagarin Thing, Vivid Centre for Media Arts, Birmingham, UK

2003
Spirit of the East on the West, Sokolská Gallery, Ostrava

2002
Brand New Rubbish, JIRI SVESTKA GALLERY, Prague
Bin Laden’s Lamp, Noname Gallery, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Au-Pair Medusa’s Room, Lara Vincy Gallery, Paris, France

2001
META Pop, Miroslav Kraljević Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
Hard Pop Expo, mama Gallery, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2000
Czech Front Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
The Luxury Of Grief, POST Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Bin Laden’s Lamp, Václav Špála Gallery, Prague

1999
BA ROCK, Alergic, City Gallery, Prague

1998
Gentleman’s Room, Polish Sculpture Centre, Oronsko, Poland
Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, Germany

1996
St. Game, Emil Filla Gallery, Ústi nad Labem
The Art, Pecka Gallery, Prague

1991
Open Border of the Flat, Ústi nad Labem (with Pavel Kopřiva)
Exhibition, Mala Gallery, Liberec (with P. Kopřiva)

Selected Group Exhibitions
2010
Planeta Eden, Dům umění města Brna, Brno, Centrum souč. um. DOX Praha.
Ekonomie nechtěných přátelství,Karlín studios, Praha
To co chybí, GUMstudio, Carrara, Italy
Minimal Difference, White box gallery, New York, USA
Formáty transformace, Dům pánů z Kunštátu. Brno
Format of Transformations 89 – 09, MUSA auf Abruf Vienna, Austria.
A Part of No-Part, Parallelisms Between Then and Now, Chelsea,
Museum,New York, USA
City Dreamer, Galerie E. Filly, Ústí nad Labem
Absurdit? Groteska? Ironie?, galerie NOD, experimentálná prostor ROXY, Praha

2009
Czech Photogtaphy of 20th century, Kunst und Ausstellungshalle der
Bundesrepublik Deutchland GmbH, Bonn, Germany.
Čtrnáct S, Centrum souč. um. DOX, Praha
Hell of things, Kronika Gallery, Bytom, Poland

2008
Reflecting Words, Museum of Czech Literature, Prague
Ultra, Zdeněk Sklenář Gallery, Prague
Performance – Nobody Redible, Zen Buddhist Temple in Changchun, China
Social Dialogue, Motorenhalle, Dresden, Germany
Place in Heart, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok, Poland
What do you do for a living?, <rotor>, Graz, Austria
Rebus sic stantibus, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova Museum, Turku, Finland
Central Europe Revisited, Esterhazy Castle, Eisenstadt, Austria
Loophole to the Universe, Divus Unit 30, London, UK

2007
Art & Crtiticism, ICA, Dunaujvaros, Hungary
Demolition, The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon, Israel
Micro-Narratives, 48th October Salon, Beograd, Serbia
Fragment.cz, Castello Di Rivara, Italy
Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Urania National Movie Theatre,

Budapest, Hungary
Gross Domestic Product, City Gallery, Prague
Form Follows Risk, Futura Gallery, Prague; National Gallery, Bratislava,
Slovakia

2006
Frisbee, Sokolská Gallery, Ostrava
Hotel Chalupecký, Motorenhalle, Dresden, Germany
Apres Dada?, Lara Vincy Gallery, Paris, France
Shadows of Humour, Bielska Gallery, Bielsko Biala, Poland
Places for Small Stories, Palazzo delle Arti di Napoli, Naples, Italy
Hot/Cold? – Summer Loving, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw,Poland
Shadows of Humour, Avantgarde Gallery, Wroclaw, Poland

2005
Cultural Domesticacion / Instinctual Desire, Centre for the Visual Arts
Gallery, Toledo, USA
Czech Photography of the 20th Century, City Gallery, Prague
Praguebiennale2: Expanded Painting, Karlin Hall, Prague
Nature’s Mirror, Otowa, Tokyo, Japan
Domicile, Musee d’Art Moderne, Saint Etienne, France
The Giving Person, Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, Naples, Italy

2004
I Grandi Magazzini dell’Arte, Palazzo delle Papesse, Centro Arte
Contemporanea, Siena, Italy
E.U. Positive, Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, Germany
Dialogue Los Angeles / Prague, Barnsdall Municipal Art Gallery, Los
Angeles, USA
Turning the Page, KOGART, Budapest, Hungary
Passage d’Europe, Musee d’Art Moderne, Saint Etienne, France
Suit Yourself! Museum for Communication, The Hague, The Netherlands

2003
Balkan Konsulat, <rotor>, Graz, Austria
Aus Liebe, Die Generation der neuziger Jahre aus Prag, Landesmuseum
Bonn, Germany
Praguebiennale1, National Gallery – Veletržní Palace, Prague
Elektrobot, Home Gallery, Prague
Exhibition on the Body of Nehad Bogdanović, Man Gallery, Serbia

2002
Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Corps et traces, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Nancy, France
40 Jahre: Fluxus und die Folgen, Kunstsommer Wiesbaden,
Karstadt, Wiesbaden, Germany
Art Dans la Ville, Hotel Colcombet, Saint-Etienne, France
Werkstatt Junge Akademie, Akademie der Kunste Berlin, Germany

2001
A Sense of Wellbeing, Palace of the Imperial Thermal Baths, Carlsbad
Triennial of Small Scale Sculpture, Fellbach, Germany
Youth Salon, Zagreb Fair Building, Zagreb, Croatia

2000
East of Eden, Wyspa Gallery, Gdansk, Poland
Actual Infinity, City Gallery, Prague
Bohemian Birds – Positions of Czech Contemporary Art, Kunst Haus
Dresden, Germany
Story, Rock Club Roxy, Prague
The End of The World, National Gallery – Veletržní Palace, Prague
Place and Between, Bergen, Norway
All You Need is Love, Laznia Center of Polish Art, Gdansk, Poland

1999
After the Wall, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden; Ludwig Museum,
Budapest, Hungary; Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
Against All – The Chalupecký Award Winners, Central Exhibition Hall
Manege, Moscow, Russia
Czech Landscape, Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Germany
Flirting with the Foreigners, Czech Centre, London, UK
Fauna, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
Rondo, Ludwig Museum Budapest, Hungary

1998
Developed, Czech Centre, Berlin, Germany
Czech Landscape, Museum of Contemporary Art, Altkirch, France

1997
Born ‘68, Czech Centre, Berlin, Germany

1996
Dawn of the Magicians, National Gallery – Veletržní Palace, Prague
Respect, Villa Richter, Prague

1995
Crossing of Meridians, Monastery in Plasy
Test Run, Mánes Gallery, Prague

1993
Landscape, City Gallery, Prague

Selected Public Collections
National Gallery, Prague
City Gallery, Prague
Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, USA
Museum for Applied Art / Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria
Musee d’Art Moderne, Saint Etienne, France

Selected Private Collections
Richard Adam, Prague
Pavel Kneppo, Prague
Thomas Day Newbold, Prague, Washington, USA
Bert-Jan van Egteren, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Santiago Eder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Kenneth L. Freed, Boston, USA
Habib Kheradyar, Los Angeles, USA
Jerry Speyer, New York, USA

Residency
Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
Tent Gallery and Mama gallery, Rotterdam, Nederland
Headlands, San Francisco, USA
Vivid Gallery, Birmingham, UK
Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, USA
Futura Gallery, Trebesice castle, Czech Republic