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Eva Koťátková exhibits in Toronto

Eva Koťátková is a young Czech artist. We do not hesitate to label her as the most successful young Czech artist abroad nowadays. Art en Valise, non profit organization, will introduce Eva to Canadian audiences with solo art show.

The show will take place at the Scrap Metal Gallery, 11 Dublin Street, Toronto from April 3 to June 27, 2014. The artist will work on new pieces of art for the show during her stay in Toronto. She will be in conversation with International Curator Cecilia Alemani.

Eva Koťátková (born 1982 in Prague) studied at the Prague Academy of Fine Arts, Prague Academy of Applied Arts, San Francisco Art Institute and Akademie Bildende Kunst Wien from 2002-2007. In 2007 - at the age of 25 - she became the youngest artist ever to be awarded the Jindrich Chalupecky Award for young artists in the Czech Republic. The basic techniques that Koťátková uses in her work are drawing - her many drawings are initially created without a set intention, which only later is revealed in the final form and content - and video or photographed performances, which could be characterised by their playful exploration of the artists immediate environment and society.

Koťátková exhibits extensively internationally and in the Czech Republic and her work is included in numerous private and public collections. Her latest international shows were in solo show Modern Art Oxford 2013 and Venice Bienalle 2013. Koťátková recently exhibited at the 55th Venice Biennale as part of Massimiliano Gioni’s The Encyclopedic Palace and in Modern Art Oxford with solo show.

How British Guardian reviewed her Oxford exhibition: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2013/dec/08/eva-kotatkova-modern-art-oxford-review

More on artist: http://www.huntkastner.com/en/artists/kotatkova/bio.html