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PETR DVOŘAK

1954 Born in Cesky Krumlov, Czechoslovakia
1969 Apprenticeship as engraver
1973 Art School in Turnov, majoring in jewellery design
1974 Jewellery designer in Prague by Soluna VD
1975 Independent designer with studio in Vienna

PARTICIPATION IN GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1977, 78, 79 and 80 Betramka and Prague, Czechoslovakia,
1978 Warsaw,Poland
1980 International jewellery exhibition, Jablonec, Czechoslovakia
1986 European Silver Triennial, Hanau, Germany [catalogue] 1987 Schmuck 87 (Jewellery 87), Munich, Germany
1988 International Pearl Contest, Tokyo, Japan [catalogue] 1992 European Silver Trienale, Hanau, Germany
1994 Schmuck u. Gerät (Jewellery and Tools) Hanau, Erfurt and Hamburg, Germany, and Budapest, Hungary [catalogue] 1995 Gestaltendes Handwerk Österreich (Craft Design in Austria) [catalogue] 1996 Austrian State Prize for Jewellery, Baden-Vienna [catalogue] 1997 Czech Contemporary Jewellery, Stribo, Prague and Brno, Czech Republic [catalogue] Berchtold Villa, Salzburg, Austria [catalogue] 1998 Jewellery moves, Edinburgh, Scotland [catalogue] First European Prize for Contemporary Art- and Design-led Crafts, Vienna, Gotheborg, Sweden, and Paris, France [catalogue] Padua, Italy [catalogue] SOFA, New York and Chicago, USA [catalogue] 1999 Cortina di Ampezzo, Italy [catalogue] SOFA, New York and Chicago, USA
Schmuck 2000 (Jewellery 2000) Munich, Germany [catalogue] Turning point, St. Pölten, Vienna and Klagenfurt, Austria [catalogue] Austrian State Prize for Jewellery, Vienna [catalogue] Contemporary European Jewellery, Venice, Italy [catalogue] Erfurt, Germany, Barfüßerkirche, Jewellery symposium [catalogue] 2000 Turning point, Sheffield, Great Britain [catalogue] 2002 CAD 2002 Sotheby´s, London, Great Britain
Erfurt, Germany ,Angermuseum, Experiment Schmuck.
2003 CAD 2003, Sotheby´s, London, Great Britain
At Arms Length, Sybaris Gallery Chicago, USA
Experiment Schmuck, Pforzheim, Germany (catalogue)
Cesky sperk, Praha, Czech republik,(catalogue)
2004 Czech contemporary jewellery, Czech culture centre, Bratislava
2005 Francois Bernard´s NEON 30, Cap d´ Anval, Belgien (catalogue)
Exhibition in print, contenporary flatware. Metalsmith magazin, SOFA Chicago.
2006 Symposia Turnov, Rozehnal Gallery, Prague CZ. (catalogue)
SOLO, Garnet, Moldavit, Titanium. Rozehnal Gallery, Prague
2007 15 Silvertriennal HANAU, Germany, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanau, Düsseldorf, Bilefeld
München, Moscow-Rusia, Kolding-Danmark (catalogue)
Wertzeichen HANAU, Germany. (catalogue)
Socha a šperk. Castel, Český Krumlov. CZ

AWARDS

1970 STTM, Prague
1976 Art School, Turnov, Czech Republic
1977, 78 and 80 CIB Design Award, Czech Republic
1986 Fourth Prize, International Pearl Contest, Japan
1995 Nomination for the State Prize for Design Crafts, Austria

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