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Maja Steffan:

Education

2001 - 2005 High school of Art in Jablonec nad Nisou – jewellery, Czech Republic
2005 - 2009 Technical University in Liberec – Interior design, glass, jewellery, textile, Czech Republic, (M.A. Ludmila Šikolová)
2009 - 2012 Ladislav Sutnar fakulty of art and design in Pilsen, Univerzity of west Bohemia – metal and jewellery design, Czech Republic, (Prof. Ak. soch. Vratislav Karel Novák)

Study intership

2008 - Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw, Poland - Department of glass

Work

2012-2013 Freelancer, Prague
2013 - present Assistant Ludmila Šikolová in Technical University in Liberec - Department of jewel

Group exhibition

2007 - Regional gallery in Jihlava/ CZ
2007 - Bienále Jablonex in Jablonec nad Nisou/ CZ
2008 - Designblok in Prague/ CZ
2008 - School gallery in Wroclaw/ PL
2011 - Cafe Galeryje in Brno/GameBoySex/ CZ
2012 - Prague fashion weekend/ CZ
2012 - Exhibition in Šperkstret ,”Poďpodpodchod” Bratislava / SK
2012 - Exhibition at the National Award for Student Design, Prague/ CZ
2012 - Cafe in the forest, exhibition association Štkaní/ CZ
2012 - Exhibition in the jewel of the year nomination from the Czech Grand Design for the diploma thesis, National Technical Museum in Prague/ CZ
2013 - Exhibition in Leporelo gallery in Brno/ CZ
2013 - Exhibition on bienale 2 x 15 in Železný Brod/ CZ
2013 - Exhibition in Museum of coins in Kremnica/ SK
2013 - Design week in Bratislava/ SK
2014 - Hidden powers, Galeria Cit, Bratislava/ SK
2016 - Symposion, Muzeum Českého ráje v Turnově/ CZ
2016 - Taken from nature, Salon artystyczny MDK, Chodzies/ PL
2016 - Mezinárodní Sympozium uměleckého šperku Kremnica 1990-2016, GalerieUmelka, Bratislava /SK
2016 - Sbírka 1-8.SEM_Šperk a komorná plastika, Galere Umelka. Bratislava/SK/
2017 - Schmuck, Internationale Handwerkmesse Munich/ DE

Individual exhibition

2011 - Metta/ll/um gallery in Pilsen/ CZ
2012 - Exhibition in the swimming pool on jewelery and sculpture symposium/ Bratislava/ SK
2013 - In factory/ in my live - gallery Armaturka in Ústí nad Labem/ CZ
2014 - In factory - gallery ZÁŘÍ in Prague/ CZ
2015 - Genius Loci - Technical Univerzity in Liberec/ CZ
2016 - Galerie Ahoj nazdar čau, Dialog, Liberec/ CZ

Workshop

2012 - Participation in the arts workshop Štkaní in Nové Město pod Smrkem/ CZ
2013 - International symposium of jewelery in Kremnica/ SK
2016 - 21. international symposium of jewelery in Turnov/ CZ
2016 - International symposium of intermedia in Sypniewo/ PL

Awards

2005 - Award for best graduation work
2009 - Award for the best bachelor work, Discoveries from the scrapyard
2012 -“Good Design“ in the competition for the National Award for Student Design for thesis
2012 - Jewel of the Year nomination from the Czech Grand Design for the diploma work, Jewellery for someone

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