International Biennial of Drawing Pilsen 2015

Archive of Biennial 2004

1

Valéria Sóváradi
Hungary

Hard and soft I
70×100 cm
charcoal, 2004

Prize
– The Grand Prix

2

Tomasz Tobolewski
Poland

The Head IV
81,5×60 cm
pencil, 2004

Prize
– The Prize of President of The Region of Pilsen

3

Maurizio Bonfanti
Italy

Figure 1
50×50 cm
charcoal covered with canvas paper, 2004

Prize
– The Prize of the Lord Mayor of Pilsen

4

Samuel Walsh
Ireland

Drawing 349 (Head)
66×56,5 cm
charcoal, 2003

Prize
– The Prize of The International Association of Art

5

Zdenko Huzjan
Slovenia

Sorriness
76,5×56 cm
charcoal, 2004

Prize
– The Prize of Hungarian Association of Graphic Artists

6

Milivoj Husák
Czech Republic

Escaping Drawing I
70×50 cm
acrylic, ashes, charcoal, 2004

Prize
– The Prize of the Union of Visual Artists of the Czech Republic

7

Eva Sebök
Hungary

Positions 2
84×60 cm
charcoal, 2004

Prize
– The Prize of Students of Fine Art Departments of West Bohemian Univerzity in Pilsen

Biennial of Drawing Pilsenwas started on the initiative of the Union of Visual Artists of Pilsen Area in 1996. The first Biennial was announced for artists – citizens of the Czech Republic. Since the second Biennial artists from the whole Central Europe have been taking part in it and so the Central European Biennial of Drawing Pilsen was born. The Biennial is to demonstrate the visual arts culture belonging within Central Europe and its liaison with European culture.

Held under the auspices of The International Association of Art – Europe Regional Committee, IAA/AIAP and Czech Committee for UNESCO.

Organisers

  • The Union of Visual Artists of Pilsen Area
  • The City of Pilsen
  • Pilsner Urquell
  • The Region of Pilsen
  • The Foundation of 700 years of the City of Pilsen
  • The Council of Galleries of the Czech Republic
  • The Czech Art Fund Foundation
  • The University of West Bohemia in Pilsen
  • The Gallery of West Bohemia in Pilsen
  • The Museum of West Bohemia in Pilsen
  • The Gallery of City of Pilsen
  • The Union of Visual Artists of the Czech Republic
  • The Czechoslovak Business Bank
  • The City District of Pilsen 3
  • The Association of Hungarian Graphic Artists
  • John David Mooney Foundation
  • Conseil National Francais des Arts Plastiques Typos, printing company
  • The Esprit Pilsen Cultural Service
  • Dominik Centre

The Honorary Board

  • Doc. MUDr Milada Emmerová, CSc. – Minister for health care of the Czech Republic
  • Pavel Dostál – Minister for Culture of the Czech Republic
  • Doc. MUDr. Jaroslava Moserová, DrSc. – Chairman of Czech Committee for UNESCO
  • MUDr. Petr Zimmermann – President of the Region of Pilsen
  • Ing. Jiří Šneberger – Lord Mayor of the City of Pilsen
  • Mgr. Olga Kalčíková – Member of the Regional Council for Cultural Policy, Historical Welfare and Tourism
  • JUDr. Marcela Krejsová – Vice Lord Mayor of the City of Pilsen
  • Ing. Jaroslava Maříková – Mayor of the City District of Pilsen 3
  • Mons. František Radkovský – Bishop, Pilsen
  • Doc. Ing. Josef Průša, CSc. – Chancellor of the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen
  • Steve Woodvard – General manager of The Pilsner Urquell
  • Ing. Miloslav Raboch, CSc. – Director of the Foundation of 700 years of the City of Pilsen
  • Werner Schaub – Prezident International Association of Art – Europe
  • András Butak – President of the Association of Hungarian Graphic Artists
  • Václav Kubát – Chairman of the Union of Visual Artists of the Czech Republic
  • Doc. akad. sochař Petr Kuthan – Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Czech Art Fund Foundation

Medial partners

  • Art & Antiques
  • Ateliér
  • Plzeňský deník
  • Adamix s.r.o. – www.regiomix.cz
  • Český rozhlas 3 – Vltava
  • Český rozhlas Plzeň
  • ZAK TV s.r.o.

Awards

  • The Grand Prix – Valéria Sóváradi, Hungary
  • The Prize of President of The Region of Pilsen – Tomasz Tobolewski, Poland
  • The Prize of the Lord Mayor of Pilsen – Maurizio Bonfanti, Italy
  • The Prize of The International Association of Art – Europe – Samuel Walsh, Ireland
  • The Prize of Hungarian Association of Graphic Artists – Zdenko Huzjan, Slovenia
  • The Prize of the Union of Visual Artists of the Czech Republic – Milivoj Husák, Czech Republic
  • The Prize of Students of Fine Art Departments of West Bohemian Univerzity in Pilsen – Eva Sebök, Hungary

In addition, 22 authors were awarded with the Short List – the Honorary Certificate of the Highest Quality award:

  • Bonicel Alain
  • Jun Jiří
  • Kassif-Hoffman Miri
  • Kótai Tamás
  • Kovács Balázs Petér
  • Kulhánek Oldřich
  • Michaelidoy Alkistis
  • Morschett Gabriela
  • Nagy Csaba
  • Schmidt S. Stefan
  • Szczepański Wladyslaw
  • Škardová Naděžda
  • Šnajdr Miroslav
  • Tománek Zdeněk
  • Trčková Šárka
  • Trzebiatowski Janusz
  • Vlach Jiří
  • Voves Jiří
  • Vydarena-Jergušová Lydia
  • Wagner Jolanta
  • Warchol Pawel
  • Yoshizumi Toshio

Jury

  • Werner Schaub – Chairman of the Jury – President of IAA – Europe, Germany
  • My Svennberg – Member of IAA National Committee in Sweden
  • Prof. ak. mal. Jitka Svobodová – Academy of Fine Arts Prague, Czech Republic
  • PhDr. Jana Potužáková – Director of Gallery of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Czech Republic
  • Prof. Jacek Szewczyk – Vice Chancellor of Academy of Fine Arts Wroclaw, Poland
  • Rudolf Butz – Artist nominated by partner city of Winterthur, Switzerland
  • Doc. Ak.mal. Robert Jančovič – Academy of Fine Arts, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
  • Graf. art. József Szurcsik – Association of Hungarian Graphic Artists, Budapest, Hungary

Organizing committee

  • akad.mal. Jaroslav Zapletal – Director of Biennial
  • Mgr. Gabriela Hájková – Executive Director of Biennial
  • Mgr. Vlasta Frouzová – Head of the Department of Culture, Historical Welfare and Tourism of The Pilsen Region
  • PhDr. Helena Hejdová – Head of External Relations Department, Lord Mayor´s Office, City of Pilsen
  • Vladimír Líbal – Head of Department of Culture, City of Pilsen
  • Mgr. Vít Weber – Vice Chairman of UVU CR
  • PhDr. Jana Potužáková – Director of Gallery of West Bohemia in Pilsen
  • PhDr. František Frýda – Director of Museum of West Bohemia in Pilsen
  • Mgr. Václav Malina – Director of The Gallery of City of Pilsen
  • Eva Sýkorová – Head of University Gallery
  • Zdeněk Světlík – Chairman of The Exhibition Board, The Union of Visual Artists of Pilsen Area

The organising committee would like to express their thanks for cooperation and assistance in organising Biennial 2004 to Zita Chocová, Mgr. Jitka Havlová, Věra Knetlová, Michal Darebný, Aleš Kolovrat, and other partners from the City of Pilsen, paticipating galleries and other associations.

Exhibition Halls

  • Musem of West Bohemia in Pilsen
  • Exhibition Hall „13“
  • Jiří Trnka Gallery
  • Gallery of Pilsen City
  • University Gallery

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