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Education

2004 Cooper Union, New York
2002 Middlesex University, London
1999-2005 Academy of Fine Art (MgA.), Prague

Selected Solo Exhibitions and Projects

2018

Voyage to Iceland, National Gallery, Prague
Hynek Martinec / Kilián Ignác D., Galerie Dům, Broumov
2017
The Birth of Tragedies, Parafin, London
2016
Hybrid, Factory Fifteen Gallery, London
2015 ­– ongoing
Thank You For Looking at Me, Iceland
2015
Intellectual Properties, Galerie Vaclava Spaly, Prague
2014
Every Minute You Are Closer To Death, Parafin, London
2013
Every Minute You Are Closer To Death, Flowers Gallery, London
2010
Lucky Man, Caroline Wiseman, London
2009
At The Same Time, Cosa Gallery, London
After Holiday 1986, Czech Centre Gallery, Sofia
2008
Lost in Time, Cosa Gallery, London
2007
Czech Centre Gallery, Paris
Selected Group Exhibitions
2017
Fascination with Reality: Hyperrealsim in Czech Painting,Museum of Modern Art, Olomouc
2015
Blow Up: Painting, Photography and Reality, Parafin, London
2014
John Moores Painting Prize, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
2013
BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
2012
Beyond Reality: British Painting Today, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague
Ein Weisses Feld, Schlachthaus Aschaffenburg
Coal and Steel, Candid Arts Trust Gallery, London
Coal and Steel, Czech Centre Gallery, Prague
2011
Encoded Systems, Read Gate Gallery, London
2010
BP Portrait Award, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh
Passion for Freedom, UNIT 24 Gallery, London
TRANSFER, Czech National Building, New York
2009
BP Portrait Award, Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton
BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
Prague Biennale 4, Prague
TRANSFER, MG Gallery, Brno
2008
TRANSFER, WhiteBOX Gallery, Munich
International Triennale of Contemporary Art, National Gallery, Prague
Re-Reading The Future, Project Mobility, National Gallery, Prague
Defenestrace, Novoměstská radnice Gallery, Prague
BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
2007
BP Portrait Award, Tyne & Wear Museums, Newcastle
BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
2006
BLACK Art Festival, Pardubice
2005
Prague Biennale, National Gallery, Prague
Gallery Foundation M + J Anderle, Prague
Prague’s Studios, Novoměstká Radnice Gallery, Prague
2004
Cooper Union Gallery, New York
2003
Čtvercová leč ARTTODAY, Nová Síň Gallery, Prague
Awards
2008
The Changing Faces, London
BP Visitor Choice, National Scottish Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
2007
BP Young Artist Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
BP Visitor Choice, National Portrait Gallery, London
2003
Studio Prize, Academy of Fine Art, Prague
Collections
British Museum, London
National Gallery, Prague
Sammlung FIEDE, Aschaffenburg
Standard Chartered Bank, London
WCIT Collection, London
Bibliography
Intellectual Properties, Vaclav Spala Gallery, Prague, 2015
Every Minute You Are Closer To Death, Parafin, London, 2014
Beyond Reality British Painting Today, Rudolfinum Gallery, Prague, 2012
500 Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London, 2011
Umění vnímat Umění, Michael Třeštík, Gasset, Prague, 2011
Prague Biennale 4, Giancarlo Politi Editore, Milan, 2009
RE-READING THE FUTURE, Mobility, National Gallery, Prague, 2008
Hynek Martinec Paintings 1999-2008, Czech Centre, London, 2008
Selected Solo Exhibitions and Projects
 2018
Voyage to Iceland, National Gallery, Prague
 Hynek Martinec / Kilián Ignác D., Galerie Dům, Broumov
2017
The Birth of Tragedies, Parafin, London
2016
Hybrid, Factory Fifteen Gallery, London
2015 ­– ongoing
Thank You For Looking at Me, Iceland
2015
Intellectual Properties, Galerie Vaclava Spaly, Prague
2014
Every Minute You Are Closer To Death, Parafin, London
2013
Every Minute You Are Closer To Death, Flowers Gallery, London
2010
Lucky Man, Caroline Wiseman, London
2009
At The Same Time, Cosa Gallery, London
 After Holiday 1986, Czech Centre Gallery, Sofia
2008
Lost in Time, Cosa Gallery, London
2007
Czech Centre Gallery, Paris
Selected Group Exhibitions
 2017
Fascination with Reality: Hyperrealsim in Czech Painting,Museum of Modern Art, Olomouc
2015
Blow Up: Painting, Photography and Reality, Parafin, London
2014
John Moores Painting Prize, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
2013
BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
2012
Beyond Reality: British Painting Today, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague
Ein Weisses Feld, Schlachthaus Aschaffenburg
Coal and Steel, Candid Arts Trust Gallery, London
Coal and Steel, Czech Centre Gallery, Prague
2011
Encoded Systems, Read Gate Gallery, London
2010
BP Portrait Award, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh 
Passion for Freedom, UNIT 24 Gallery, London
TRANSFER, Czech National Building, New York
2009
BP Portrait Award, Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton 
BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
Prague Biennale 4, Prague
 TRANSFER, MG Gallery, Brno
2008
TRANSFER, WhiteBOX Gallery, Munich 
International Triennale of Contemporary Art, National Gallery, Prague
 Re-Reading The Future, Project Mobility, National Gallery, Prague
 Defenestrace, Novoměstská radnice Gallery, Prague
 BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
2007
BP Portrait Award, Tyne & Wear Museums, Newcastle
 BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
2006
BLACK Art Festival, Pardubice
2005
Prague Biennale, National Gallery, Prague
 Gallery Foundation M + J Anderle, Prague
 Prague’s Studios, Novoměstká Radnice Gallery, Prague
2004
Cooper Union Gallery, New York
2003
Čtvercová leč ARTTODAY, Nová Síň Gallery, Prague
 
Awards
2008
The Changing Faces, London
BP Visitor Choice, National Scottish Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
2007
BP Young Artist Award, National Portrait Gallery, London 
BP Visitor Choice, National Portrait Gallery, London
2003
Studio Prize, Academy of Fine Art, Prague 
Collections
British Museum, London
National Gallery, Prague
Sammlung FIEDE, Aschaffenburg
Standard Chartered Bank, London
WCIT Collection, London
 
Bibliography
Intellectual Properties, Vaclav Spala Gallery, Prague, 2015
Every Minute You Are Closer To Death, Parafin, London, 2014 
Beyond Reality British Painting Today, Rudolfinum Gallery, Prague, 2012
500 Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London, 2011
Umění vnímat Umění, Michael Třeštík, Gasset, Prague, 2011
Prague Biennale 4, Giancarlo Politi Editore, Milan, 2009 
RE-READING THE FUTURE, Mobility, National Gallery, Prague, 2008
Hynek Martinec Paintings 1999-2008, Czech Centre, London, 2008