KLARA GLOSOVA

Klara Glosova
Lives and works in Seattle, WA.
klara@pictureband.com

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014
Life on the Sidelines, Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle WA

2013
It's growing on me.Gallery 4culture, Seattle WA

2012
How to Hide an Elephant, Vignettes, Seattle WA

2011
Cocooned, Aedas LA Gallery, Los Angeles CA
Hot n' Cool and Bittersweet, The Living Room, Seattle, WA

2010
Kresby a Tisky, Galerie z Ruky, Czech Republic

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
Video Library (vol. 1), Hedreen Gallery, Seattle WA

2013
Dreamland Sinkhole, ANDRALAMUSYA, Seattle WA
Chamber Music, Frye Art Museum, Seattle WA
In Watermelon Sugar, ONN/OF "a light festival", Seattle WA

2012
Visual Arts Happy Hour, Gage Academy of Arts, Seattle, WA
Food for Thought Cafe, Culture Hub, City Arts Fest, Seattle WA (in collaboration with Rodrigo Valenzuela)
MegaBodega (Sun Worshipers book release), Family Business Gallery, New York, NY
Red Current (sweet fruit), Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA
ONN/OF "a light festival", The sweater Factory, Seattle, WA

2011
11 Most Dangerous Toys of 2011, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
Visual Art Happy Hour, City Arts Festival, Seattle, WA
Show and Tell, pop-up gallery, New York, NY
Memes, Vignettes (off site), Seattle WA
Strange Coupling, Vermillion, Seattle, WA
Breadth: A Cross-Examination of Seattle Portraits, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

2010
Vs. The Matador, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
Benefit Exhibition, International Print Center New York, NY
Xanadu, Soil Art Gallery, Seattle WA
New Prints 2010/Winter, International Print Center New York, NY
Philagrafika 2010, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Artist Trust Annual Auction, Seattle Center, WA

2008
Benefit Exhibition, International Print Center NY, New York, NY
Immigrants to USA, NSCC Art Gallery, Seatle, WA

2007
PRINT!, Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, Seattle City Hall Galleries, Seattle, WA
Inkorporation, AOC Gallery, Tacoma, WA
New Prints 2007/Winter, International Print Center New York, NY
Ink and Clay 33, Kellogg University Art Gallery, Pomona, CA

2007
5th Minnesota National Print Biennial Exhibition Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN
Juror's Top Picks Exhibition, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2014
4Culture Group project grant
ArtsWA and NEA grant
NCA grant from the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture

2013
Seattle Magazine's 2013 Spotlight Award
Grant from Washington State Arts Commission and The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
4Culture Group grant

2012
Grant from Washington State Arts Commission and The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
4Culture Group grant
NCA Program grant from the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture

2011
4Culture Group Grant
smARTventures Grant from The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture
Beacon Hill Merchants Mini Grant
SPROUT Seattle Grant, May 2011

2010
Best of Artwalk Award, August 2010, City Arts Magazine

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2013
NEPO 5k DON'T RUN, Seattle WA

2012
NEPO 5k DON'T RUN, Seattle, WA
NEPO Little Treats, NEPO House, Seattle, WA
Visual Art Happy Hour @ ONN/OF, The Sweater Factory, Seattle WA

2011
11 Most Dangerous Toys of 2011, SOILGallery, Seattle, WA
Visual Arts Happy Hour, Gage Academy, Seattle WA
City Arts Fest, Visual Arts Happy Hour, FRED Wildlife Refuge, Seattle WA
NEPO 5k DON'T RUN, Seattle WA (5k artwalk and a large curatorial project)
NEPO Little Treats, NEPO House, Seattle WA (a series of bite-size shows)
NEPO 4: Back to School, Back to Earth Special!, NEPO House, Seattle, WA (large multimedia event)

2010
NEPO 3 : Air, Water, Fire (We Will Leave the Earth Behind), NEPO House, Seattle, WA (large multimedia event)
Open Hou?e: Nepo, NEPO House, Seattle, WA (multimedia show)

2009
Fast Acting Formulas, NEPO House (home_page.project), Seattle, WA

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2013
Book-It Repertory Theatre, consulting artist
TAC/TAC Tacoma Arts Conference, guest speaker
Olson Kundig Architects lecture series, guest speaker
Gage Academy of Arts, teaching artist
Now Here is Also Somewhere, Frye Art Museum lecture series Then is Also Now: Toward a New History of Northwest Art, guest speaker
Photographic Center Northwest, guest lecturer
Salon Revisited, Hedreen Gallery, Seattle WA
What's Up? @ the Frye, conversation series organized by Carolyn Law and Anne Focke, guest speaker
Pecha Kucha 42, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA

2012
Art Interruptions, Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, selection panelist
Photographic Center Northwest, guest lecturer
University of Washington, art120, guest lecturer
La Norda Specialo, Czech Cubism from a Vantage Point of a Blind Spot, contributing writer, http://thenorthernspecial.org/

2011
University of Washington, photomedia department, guest lecturer
Temporary Cities, Imaginary Cities, guest speaker, Vermillion Gallery
ArtTable, guest speaker
Curating Space, Cornish College of the Arts, guest speaker
Free 1993 with Liquid Quality, Hedreen Gallery, storytelling/lecture
Gage Academy 2010/11 Artist Tool Kit Program, guest speaker

2009 - present
Founder and director of NEPO House, an alternative project space/gallery
nepohouse.org

2002 - 2011
Art Instructor, Kimball Elementary School, Seattle, WA

2007 - 2009
Steering Committee Chair, After School Enrichment Program, Kimball Elementary School, Seattle, WA

2000 - present
Illustrator and Designer, pictureband.com

EDUCATION

Hunter College, New York, NY
NY Studio School for Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, New York City, NY
Brno University of Technology, School of Architecture, Czech Republic

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Jen Graves: The Stranger Suggests: "Klara Glosova: Life on the Sidelines", The Stranger

Trenton Flock: In the Studio: Klara Glosova's "Life on the Sidelines", Vanguard Seattle

Art: Life on the sidelines, City Arts Magazine print

Amanda Manitach: Artist Moms, City Arts online

Jan Docekal: Rozhovory 2005-2013, book publication

Brangien Davis: 2013 Spotlight Award Winner: Klara Glosova, Seattle Magazine

Jen Graves: Art from Both Places, The Stranger

Amanda Manitach: Always be misbehaving (You break it, you buy it), City Arts Magazine

Jean Tarbox: The Frye Museum: Seattle's art world MVP, Crosscut

Jen Graves: Gossip Chair, The Stranger

Bond Huberman: At Frye Art Museum, Works Old and New Come Together, Seattle Magazine

Jen Graves: A Million Photos of A Light Art Festival for You, The Stranger Slog

Amanda Manitach: Klara Glosova: How to Hide an Elephant, City Arts Magazine

Jen Graves: Currently Hanging: Pots and Thongs, The Stranger Slog

Nancy Guppy: Artzone with Nancy Guppy, Seattle Channel and KCTS 9

Jessica Powers: These Are Not To Be Toyed, ArtSlant

Adriana Grant: 11 Most Dangerous Toys of 2011, Visual Art Source

Jen Graves: Two Seattle Artists Flagged by Safety Watchdog, The Stranger Slog

Kelly Igoe: Don't Run, City Arts Magazine

Michael Upchurch: NEPO 5k Don't Run' takes art walking to great lengths, The Seattle Times

Jen Graves: Hobble, Trek, Stumble, Trot, The Stranger

Florangela Davila: On Beacon Hill, a house is both home and public art gallery, NPR (KPLU)

Jen Graves: NEPO 5k: The Monday After, The Stranger's Slog

Carrie Clogston: Whatever we did, we DIDN'T run!, Gingham and Gold

Clark Humhrey: What I did last weekend, Misc media

Amanda Manitach: LA trip: Klara Glosova's Cocooned at AEDAS, My Heroes Died of Syphilis

Brangien Davis and Dana Standish: Spring Arts 2011 Preview: What's Hot in Seattle Seattle Magazine

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Jessica Powers: Close Quarters and Simple Chance ArtSlant

Amanda Manitach: Klara Glosova: a brief questionnaire, Documents From The Living Room

Scotty Enderle: Orange Juice from Concentrate, A conversation of words and images between Klara Glosova and Scotty Enderle, DRIFT - A Magazine of West Coast Cultural Production

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Joey Veltkamp: Art Walk Award: The Klara Winner, City Arts Magazine

Jen Graves: Currently Hanging: Nepo House, The Stranger

Ehren Seeland: From West Coast Home to Artist Collective, An Interview with Klara Glosova, AvaLiving.com

Bond Huberman: Here We Stand, City Arts Magazine

Bond Huberman: Klara Glosova Shows Her Work, City Arts Magazine