Award-winning figurative sculpture

Award-winning figurative sculptureAward-winning figurative sculptureAward-winning figurative sculpture

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Denisa Prochazka

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

denisaprochazka@hotmail.com


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


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" 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


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


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


2020                    Associate Member of AWA, The American Women Artists, USA                   


2020                    Showcase Artist Member of Manhattan Arts International, NY, USA


2020                    Associate Member of American Artists Professional League, New York, USA


2020                    Associate Memver of the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, NY, USA


2018 - 2020         Associate Member of the Allied Artists of America, New York City, NY, USA


2018 - 2020         Associate Member of the National Sculpture Society, New York, NY, USA


2018 - 2020         Artist Member of The Healing Power of Art & Artists, NY, USA


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


ART PROJECTS


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, 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