.BIO...WORKS...PROJECTS................................................................................................................JAN VACA PHOTOGRAPHS 1998-2011



born: 16. února 1975, Slaný
contact: jan(at)vaca.cz, cellphone: +420 606 761 913        


live and work in Praha a Ústí nad Labem
since 2001 member public association 400/27

education:
1999 – 2007 Institute of Art Photography Silesian University of Opava
2008 – soon Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design Praha (postgraduate)

awards:
2000 UNICEF Photo of the Year / Honorable mentions
2002 KODAK Nachwuchs Forderpreis / Price for young photographers

one artist exhibitions:
2002 Gallery SUTEREN Ústí nad Labem / CZ
2003 Gallery VELRYBA Praha / CZ
2004 Gallery ŽLUTÁ PONORKA Znojmo / CZ
2004 Czech centre München / GERMANY
2005 Gallery centre Essenheim / GERMANY ( with painter Peter Fischerbauer)
2007 Gallery ŽLUTÁ PONORKA Znojmo / CZ
2008 Gallery ARTISTŮ Brno / CZ

group exhibitions
2000 The North Bohemian Library Ústí nad Labem / CZ
2002 Municipal Theatre Zlín / CZ
2002 Church of Saint Vojtěch Ústí nad Labem / CZ
2002 The Prague House of Photography Praha / CZ
2002 Gallery MĚSÍC VE DNE České Budějovice / CZ
2002 Visual Gallery - PHOTOKINA 02 Köln am Thein / GERMANY
2002 Jew´s synagogue DĚČÍN / CZ
2003 Gallery BARBLÉ Strassen / LUXEMBOURG
2003 House of Art Opava / CZ
2003 Month of Photography Kyiv / UKRAINE
2004 Gallery U MLOKA Olomouc / CZ
2006 House of Art Freising / GERMANY
2006 House of Art Opava / CZ
2007 Church of Saint Vojtěch Ústí nad Labem / CZ
2007 Sudetendeutsche Haus München / GERMANY
2009 Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU Brusel / BELGIUM
2009 Prague Biennale Photo 1 Praha / CZ
2009 Month of Photography Bratislava / SLOVAKIA
2010 National Museum of Photography Jindrichýv Hradec / CZ
2010 Bochenska Gallery Warszawa / POLAND
2011 Encontros da Imagem Braga / PORTUGAL

exhibition catalogues and books:
Usti nad Labem – Life on the two rivers
, Usti nad Labem, 2002
Institut of Creative Photography, Diploma and Final Portfolios 1998-2003, Opava 2003
Institut of Creative Photography, Konfrontace – Confrotation, Opava 2002
Photokina, Germany – Catalogues of Kodak Nachwuchs Förderpreis, Collogne 2002
Month of Photography, Kyiv, Ukraine 2003
A Bohemian Album, Essenheim 2005
The graduates of The Institute of Creative Photography, Opava 2006
Lipová Spansdorf 1915 - 2005, Ústí nad Labem, 2007
Opava School of Photography. Twenty Years of the Institute of Creative Photography, Opava, 2011