Sarka Radova

Sarka Radova

Sculpture

Biography

Born on May 3rd, 1949 in Prague, Czech Republic
to Jindriska and Pravoslav Radovi

1967 Graduates from the high school on Namesti Miru in Prague
1967–73 Studies at the College of Decorative Arts in the atelier of Professor O. Eckert
1973 Shows her diploma work in porcelain factory in Lesov
1974 First exhibition, at the Galerie Mladych (Youth Gallery) in Manes (Prague)
1975 Takes part in an international ceramics symposium in Bassano del Grappa, Italy
1977 Wins a gold medal at the International Exhibition of Applied Arts in Jablonec nad Nisou. Exhibits at Galerie Fronta together with J. Walterova
1978 Participates in the international ceramics symposium in Siklos, Hungary
1980 Exhibits with a group of artists at Galerie Am Graben in Vienna and at the Bauhaus center in Dessau together with Jindriska and Pravoslav Radovi. Participates in the international ceramics symposium in Bechyne
1981 Exhibits at the Gallery of Fine Art in Cheb with Jindriska and Pravoslav Radovi. Is awarded the silver medal at the International Ceramics Exhibition in Vallauris, France
1982 Exhibits at Gallery Fronta together with Jindriska and Pravoslav Radovi
1988 Participates in the international porcelain symposium in Karlovy Vary. Participates in the sculptural ceramics exhibition in Vojan Gardens in Prague
1992 Becomes a member of Umelecka beseda (Artists Group) and from this time takes part in all group and members' exhibitions. Exhibits in Naarden, the Netherlands, in the J. A. Komenius Museum, with a group of sculptures devoted to Komenius and his works. Exhibits with the group Art.i.um in the halls of the Parliament building in Paris
1993 Exhibits in Galerie U prstenu together with Jan Kavan
1994 Participates in an international porcelain symposium at porcelain plant in Louny. Begins to use technical porcelain exclusively. The majority of sculptures originate in the halls of the company Elektroporcelan in Louny. Participates in an exhibition in the framework of AIC at the House at the Stone Bell in Prague
1996 Solo exhibition in the Castle cellars in Cesky Krumlov
1997 Solo show in the vestibule of the Town Hall in Wolfsburg, Germany
1999 Solo exhibition in Galerie Fronta, which travels to the gallery Art Chrudim and to Ales South-Bohemian Gallery in Bechyne
2000 Participates in the stone-sculpture symposium in spongelit, organised by the Rabasova Galerie in Rakovnik. Begins to use papier - mâché as a sculptural material
2001 Solo exhibition in Galerie Chodovska tvrz in Prague. Participates in the Czech exhibition at the Broomhill Art Gallery in North Devon, England. Exhibition in the Castle Jindrichuv Hradec July - September 2002.
2002 Solo exhibition in Galerie and Museum Breclav, southern Moravia. Participates in Keramuze 4, De Bilt, Holland, June 2002
2003 International ceramics exhibition in Zámeckých sklepích in Cesky Krumlov, May - October 2003, Exhibition in An International Museum of Ceramic Art in Bechyne in honour of Pravoslav Rada
2004 Solo exhibition in Galerie U zlateho kohouta
2005 Solo exhibition in Atrium, Prague; Gedok group in Karlsruhe Museum, Germany; solo exhibition in Ostrava, Czech Republic; Ceramic exhibition in Piaristen, Wiena
2006 City Hall Gallery Praha 3, exhibition of porcelain statues. Exhibition in the Praha City Center, Praha
2007

International ceramics exhibition, Chodovska tvry, Prague
Kunstforum, Vienna
Exhibitions of Umelecka beseda