Jakub Matuška aka Masker

JAKUB MATUŠKA aka MASKER
Born 1981, Prague, Czech Republic
Lives and works in Prague 

EDUCATION
2003/09 
Painting II Studio of Vladimír Skrepl, AVU (Academy of Fine Arts ), Prague, Czech Republic

2008
Residency at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, USA

2007
Residency at Middlesex University, London, UK

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017
#ideal #blackorwhiteisalright #life #onpaper #nofilter, DSC Gallery, Prague
, Czech Republic
 
An Energy Figure Created in Photoshop, Galerie Dukan, Leipzig, Germany

2015
The Red Gentleman Leaves on the Water and the Devil Wears Paddles, DSC Gallery, Prague Czech Republic

2014
Pohled z lebky // View from the skull, Galerie Dukan, Paris, France

2013

Řeknu vám proč mi otéká hlava, Dvorak Sec Contemporary, Prague, Czech Republic

2012
Tree Growing from his Ear, Red Gallery, London, UK
Voni mu rostly z uší stromy, Dvorak Sec Contemporary, Prague, Czech Republic

2011
My little thing, GAVU, Cheb, Czech Republic 

2010
If you ever needed something in your life, buy it, Jelení gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
 
2009
Masker, Kabinett, Zlín, Czech Republic

2008
NUNUNU-NEW YORK, Karlín Studios, Prague, Czech Republic
Drawings, KO salon, Prague, Czech Republic
Simulant, AM 180 gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2007
Kamuky na Kamuky, Bodhy gallery Brick Lane, London, UK

2006
Fax You (with Martin Fischer) author book of drawings printed on fax machine released, limited edition of 100 pieces, Trafo galerie, Prague, Czech Republic
Whatever we got, we work with, Gallery Nábřeží, Prague, Czech Republic

2005
This is Klara, Tereza, he’s already thrown her out, and Petra, we call her Pid’a, etc. gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
RƎVƎRSƎ, DSC Gallery, Prague
, Czech Republic

2015
Glassplus à la Borges aneb Zrcadlo a maská, Dvorak Sec Contemporary, Prague, Czech Republic
et cetera, MAXXI, Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome, Italy

2014
Paper Obsessed 2, Dvorak Sec Contemporary, Prague, Czech Republic
Figura Obscura, Slovenská výtvarná únia - Galéria Umelka, Bratislava, Slovakia
2013

ET CETERA, Italian Cultural Institute in Prague, Czech Republic

2012
Stuck on the city, City gallery Prague, Municipal Library, Prague, Czech Republic

2011
NG 333, National Gallery prize for young artist under 33 years of age, Prague, Czech Republic

2010
Jindřich Chalupecký Award, DOX, Prague, Czech Republic
Metropolis, DOX, Prague, Czech Republic
Trouble with Love, Dvorak Sec Contemporary, Prague, Czech Republic
EXPO 2010, Shanghai, China
In Crisis We Trust, Klášterní kostel, Sv. Antonína Paduánského, Sokolov, Czech Republic

2009
Contemporary drawing, Kasárne Kulturpark, Košice, Slovakia
2. patro gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
Labor gallery, Budapest, Hungary
Opposite, Chemistry gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
 In Crisis We Trust, Trafo gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
Exhibition of Graduates of Academy of Arts, National gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
Museum of Music, Polička, Czech Republic
Art Critics‘ Award For Painting, Gallery of Critics, Prague, Czech Republic

2008
Tina B - The Prague contemporary, Art Festival, Prague, Czech Republic
Names - international festival of street artand graffiti, Prague, Czech Republic

2007
Lactation, Gallery Nábřeží, Prague, Czech Republic
Street art, Communication space, Školská 28, Prague, Czech Republic
Subculture, Mystic skate cup, Prague, Czech Republic
Prague Biennale 3, Czech Republic

2006
Tina B - represented by video in section, „Huge and digital“, Prague, Czech Republic
Guest of David Bohm and Jiří Franta at It‘s not what it could be exhibition, NOD gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
Subculture, Mystic skate cup, Prague, Czech Republic
Painting II Studio exhibition, NOD gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
Comics exhibition, NOD gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
2011
NG 333 Prize, National Gallery prize for young artist under 33 years of age, Prague

2008
Fan's Award, Names Fest, Prague

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Jakub Matuška aka Masker. Řeknu vám proč mi otéká hlava / I’ll tell you why my head is swollen,  Dvorak Sec Contemporary, Prague, Czech Republic, 2013
Jakub Matuška Masker, Dvorak Sec Contemporary, Prague, Czech Republic, 2012