MATYÁŠ CHOCHOLA

born 1986 in Hradec Králové, CZ

EDUCATION
2008 - 2014 Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, studio of Vladimír Skrepl and Jiri Kovanda, CZ
2013 Universität der Künste Berlin, Klasse Thomas Zipp, DE
2012 Scholarship at temporary studio of Florian Pulmhösl, AU

2012 Scholarship at Studio of Glass of Rony Plesl at Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design, Prague, CZ
2010 Scholarship at temporary studio of Group Gelitin, AU
2009 Scholarship at temporary studio of Zbigniew Libera, PL

2005 - 2007 Faculty of Fine Arts, School of figurative sculpture, Brno, CZ

AWARDS
2016 Jindřich Chalupecky Award, Prague, CZ

2012 Václav Chad Award /VI. Zlín Youth Salon

SOLO AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2016

Magic Exotic Erotic, exhibition of the finalists of the Jindřich Chalupecký Award 2016, Trade Fair Palace / National Gallery, Prague, CZ (group, current)
Ultra Violet Ritual, in collaboration with Azem Maksutaj, multiple Thai boxing world champion, Manifesta 11, Zürich, CH (group)

2015
Astral Dust Astral, Grimmuseum, Berlin, DE (solo)

MMXV, with Kirstine Ropestorff, SVIT, Prague, CZ (solo)
Hidden Language of Flowers, Kinsky Palace, National Gallery, Prague, CZ
MAGNETIC LEAKAGE FLUXES, The House of Arts, Brno, CZ
Pleasantry Pleasantry, with Ladislav Vondrák , Gallery at the Good Shepherd, Brno, CZ (solo)
Telepresence of a Gasoline Warlock of the Digital Era and his Green-Brown Gown-Clad Marten in the Temple of Heavens During Late New Moon,with Lumír Hladík, GAVU, Cheb, CZ (solo)
Laugh Ha Cha Cha Cha Ha Ha, Happy Throaty Laugh, Regional Gallery of Art, Zlín, CZ (solo)

2014
Plato's Third Eye, Meet Factory, Prague, CZ
The Song of Birds of Prey, Fotograf Festival 2014 (solo)
Bye Bye Dragonfly, Kostka Gallery (Meet Factory), Prague, CZ (solo)
Wondering Paths, Syntax, Lisboa, PT
Crystalization, City Gallery, Blansko, CZ
Urban Pangea People, Karlin Studios, Prague, CZ
About the Chair, BIP, Liége, BE

2013
Endoambivalent Christmas, Kwadrat Gallery, Berlin, DE
HOTEL INTERNATIONAL, Cologne, DE
Senseless Crisis, Luxfer Gallery - AZ Tower, Brno, CZ
Metaphysik der Disziplin, Czech Centre Berlin, DE
FLOW, Prague Bienale 6
Hi5, House of Arts, Brno, CZ

2012
The Exhibition, A.M. 180 gallery, Prague, DE (solo)
World Domination, GUM Studio, Torino, IT
VI. Zlín Youth Salon
The International Bongo-Bongo Brigade: The Hair in the Prophetic-Cannibal Soup of Dr. Emil Holub, NTK Gallery, Prague, CZ

CURATING
2014 Questiomarks in Blurred Grid, with Alexandr Puškin, Czech Centre Berlin, DE
2013 Metaphysik der Disziplin, with Karina Kottova and Alexandr Puškin, Czech Centre Berlin, DE
2013 Breath of Tradition, Jelení Gallery, Prague. CZ
2011 Happiness – Asian Cruelty, Festival 4/4 Days in Motion, Prague, CZ
2008 – 2010 curatorial project Grocery Gallery, Brno, CZ