Michaela Pospíšilová Králová

Within the scope of the competition FRAME 012, Michaela Pospíšilová Králová received an appreciation of Leica Gallery Prague.

Michaela Pospíšilová Králová was born in Prague in 1982. She studied Secondary School of Textile Arts at first and then Hellich Higher Vocational School of Graphic Arts, Book Design. She is a freelance graphic designer, illustrator and photographer. In 2012 she finished her bachelor studies at The Institute of Creative Photography in Opava.

She has tried a number of ways of artistic expression, from painting and drawing she got to printing, graphics, typography and photography. She still enjoys the possibility of free choice of the media, mixing them together or choosing the sort of image that suits the concept of the work in question in the best way. She started to get more involved in photography during her studies at the Higher Vocational School of Graphic Arts. It wasn´t a part of her curriculum, but she used photography as such as a basis for illustrations and independent pieces of graphic art, she also used it to make collages and completed them with drawing. She gradually created more and more images with photography as the final form, therefore she decided to apply for studies at The Institute of Creative Photography in Opava. She likes photography for its ability to clearly present the initial objective, for the function of the human memory assigned to it. She also appreciates its openness to further changes and interventions.

2012 – an exhibition of an assembly In Between Time in Prague Prokopka Gallery and Elpida centre and in Brno in Photo-genia Gallery.

2004 – participated in the Graphics of the Year exhibition

2004 – joint graphics exhibition in Prague in a showroom of Antalis company, placed as 3rd with

 a bibliophilism of Umberto Eco - „Six Walks in the Fictional Woods”  in a competition organized by this company

2010 – participated in the „Unigeo Art Festival“

2012 – participated in an exhibition dedicated to the self-portrait „I“ and “Interpreting the nude” organized by The Institute of Creative Photography

2012 – participated in the „Off festival“ in Bratislava

2013 – participated in the „Frame 2012” exhibition in Leica Gallery Praha and received a special award from the Leica Gallery Prague

2011 – published photographs in the Digifoto Magazine, issue 11/2011

2012 – an article in „In Between Time“ in the Atelier Journal 10/2012

2012 – an article in „In Between Time“ in the composite book “Seniors and culture”

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