Šimlová Štěpánka

Head of Department of Photography in FAMU Prague and visual artist.

1989 – 1996 – Academy of Fine Arts, Prague
1993 – Trent University, Nottingham, U.K.
1992 – Rijks Akademie von Beldendeen Kunsten, Amsterdam

Solo Exhibitions:

Go and don’t shoot, National Gallery in Prague, Veletrzni Palace, Prague

Personal Archeology, Municipal museum Boskovice
Angels, Horses a the others, Fotografic Gallery, Prague

I love you but…, Atelier of Josef Sudek, Prague

Neon, Karlin Studios, Prague

Air of Thames, Hunt Kastner Gallery, Prague

The Legue of Champions with Ivan Vosecky, City Gallery of Stemberk, Stemberk

Tisloki, Karlin Studios, Prague
Nunca-nada, Instituto Culturale, Morelia, Mexico

Tisloki, Karlin Studios, Prague
Metropolitan Reality, Ales South Bohemian Gallery, Ceske Budejovice

The Little Prayers, The Consulat of the Czech Republic in the USA, Los Angeles
Tschechishe Deorfen – the mutual project with Achim Mohne, Goethe Institu in Prague, in colabaration with The Futura Gallery

A Couple of Days, Raketa, Usti nad Labem
Shopping and something, Galerie u Bileho jednorozce, Klatovy

I am terribly sorry, Moravian Gallery, Brno
The Lost Calling,Gallery SCSU, Bratislava
The Stranger, Gallery USF Bergen, Norway

2001 Sweet dreams in Bitter Nights, Prague City Gallery, Prague
Places on the End of the World, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
The Landscapes, Municipal theatre, Kolin

Once You Have to Come Back, Gallery Black Spider, Ostrava
As a Dream, Museum of Art, Ostrava
1998 The Strength of the Quiescency, Gallery Bunkr, Prague
1997 Day of Independence (with I. Vosecký), Kopecký Studio, Prague
1996 Goldfinger (with I. Vosecký), Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts, Prague
1994 The Light, The Word, The World (with M. Preslová), Stop Gallery, Pilsen
1989 ZOO, Lehman Gallery, Dresden, Germany

Colective Exhibitions (selection):

(En) Lighting, Gallery of National Technical Library, Prague

Czech Painting, Gallery of National Technical Library, Prague

After the Velvet, Municipal Gallery of Prague, Ring House, Prague
Na zdravi/nadrazi Gallery of NYU, Prague
Underground City, Divus Unit, London
Dvorac Sec Contemporary Prague
Tschechische Fotografie des 20. Jahrhunderts, Kunst und ausstellungshalle, Bonn
Something of myself, Hunt Kastner Gallery, Praha

The Night walkers, Municipal Gallery, Hradec Králové
30 % sleva, Spalas Gallery, Prague

HDP, Prague City Gallery, Prague
Open Studios, 18-th street Art Center, Los Angeles

Allianced, National Gallery in Prague, Veletrzni Palace, Prague
The Middle Age, 5/th floor Gallery, Prague

Czech and Slovac photography, Municipal Gallery of Prague, Prague
Expo, Aisha, Japan


Czech Print, ORF Gallery, Linz, Austria
Eastern Alliance – the project of the magazin Umelec, non-gallerry space, Berlin
Certain Traces – Barnsdoll, the Municipal gallery, Los Angeles
Dialog Prague – Los Angeles, Post Gallery, Los Angeles
Dialog Praha – Los Angeles, Sovovy mlýny, Holešovice, Prague

Inout, festival of the electronic picture, Prague, Budapest
In and out, Gallery Metro Alex, Berlin
Retrospektiva, Dum Panu z Kunstatu, Brno
Prague Bienalle, National Gallery in Prague,
The  Youngest Art, Veletrzni palac, National Gallery in Prague,


A sacra, UMPRUM Gallery, Prague
Czech and Slovak Photography of 80-ties and 90-ties, Municipal Museum Olomouc
Politikum, Prague Castle Gallery, Prague
Ostensiv, Barakk Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Ostensiv, Centrum Gallery, Moskow, Russia
The Invitantion to Love, Czech Cultural Centre, Berlin, Germany
Border Life, Halle Gallery Viena, Municipal Gallery, Graz, Austria
Proben Roomen, Gallery Black Garage, Bergen Norway,
Outside in, Galerie Bunker, Berlin
City of Woman,  Municipal Gallery, Lublana, Slovenia
It happened by one night, Municipal Gallery, Pilsen


Bohemian Birds, Dresdener Bank Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany
The New Laboratory, National Gallery in Prague, Veletrzni Palace, Prague
The Babylon Time, G4 Gallery, Cheb
The First and The Last One, Spala’s Gallery, Prague
Ostensiv, Galerie B/2, Leipzig, Germany
Well Being, Rudolfovy Lazne, Karlovy Vary
Fotok, MEO-Contemporary Art Collection, Budapest, Hungary
The Finalist of Jindrich Chalupecky Award, National Gallery in Prague, Prague


Alles Bewegung, Galerie Barakk, Berlin, Germany
The Contemporary Past, Aleš South-Bohemian Gallery, Hluboká nad Vltavou
The End of The World?, National Gallery in Prague, Kinsky Palace, Prague
4 Elements, Czech Museum of Fine Arts, Prague
Citylights, art in public space, Prague
Melancholie, Moravian Gallery, Brno
Bohemian Birds – Position of Czech Contemporary Art, Dresden, Germany


Maxisklad, Mánes, Prague
About Love, Richter’s Villa, Prague
No Sex until Marriage, St. Gabriel’s Church, Smíchov, Prague
The Body as a Confident, Czech Cultural Centre, Berlin, Germany
Blue Fire, Biennial of Young Artists, The Stone Bell House, City Gallery Prague
99 CZ, Exhibition of Czech Art of Instalations, Prague
Illusions and Dreams, NoD Gallery, Prague
… (Three Dots), NoD Gallery, Prague
4 four Days in Motion, International Theatre Festival, Prague-Holešovice


City, Kopecký Studio, Prague
Shape of  Painting, House of Art, South-Bohemian Gallery, České Budějovice

Simple Messages, Czech Cultural Centre, Budapest, Hungary
The Body as a Confident, House of Art, Olomouc


Simple Messages, Pleskot’s Studios, Prague
Interier vs. Exterier, Soros Centre, Bratislava, Slovakia
Confrontation X, Svárov
The Exhibition of Diploma Work, Wallestein Riding Hall, Prague

1995 Test Run, Mánes, Prague

Hybernatus, Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts, Prague
The Finalist of SBC European Art, SBC Gallery, London, U.K.

1994 Women Houses, Štenc House, Prague
Budoirs, Gallery of Young Art U Řečických, Prague
New Names, Špála Gallery, Prague  

1993  That What Is Left, Štenc House, Prague
Konfrontace 9, Svárov

1992 Woman Houses, PKC Ženské domovy, Prague
The Midsummer Night’s Dream, Embassy of Polland, Prague
Open studios, Amsterdam, Holland

1991 Artparty II, Parapleu Gallery, Nijmegen, Holland

1990 Artparty I, Komenium, Praha