Štefan Papčo

*1983, Ružomberok, Slovakia


Study


2001 – 2007 AFAD Bratislava, SK, Sculpture and Space
Studio (of prof. Jozef Jankovič, akad. soch.), SK
2005 – 2006 term student stay, Facultat de Belles Arts, Barcelona, ES
2004 – 2005 term student stay, Faculdade de Belles Artes, Porto, PT

 

Solo Exhibitions:


2018 Art Cologne, with Jiří David, represented by ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN
2018 Vertical, Bluerider ART, Taipei, Taiwan
2018 Sky Gravity / with Roman Ondak, ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN, Bratislava, Slovakia
2017/18 Psycho – Vertical, curated by Elena Sorokina, Kunsthalle Bratislava, Slovakia
2016 Up the Middle of the Wall, Galerie mesta Blanska, Blansko, Czech Republic
2016 Cumulations, Galerie moderneho umeni, Roudnice nad Labem, Czech Republic
2015/16 Štefan Papčo, ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN, Bratislava, Slovakia
2015 Cardinality, Regional Gallery in Liberec, Czech Republic
2014 Brokeback Mountain, Young International Artists (YIA art fair) – Hors les Murs, Musée des Arts et Métiers, Paris, France
2014 Cardinality, Kunsthalle Kosice, Slovakia
2013 YIA #3 (Young International Artists), represented by ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN, Paris, France
2013 All good things aim at the same point, ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN, Bratislava, Slovakia
2012 Rock, Galerie Die Aktualität des Schönen…, Liberec, Czech Republic
2010 Moraine, City Gallery of Bratislava, Slovakia
2010 Terra Cognita (with Daniela Krajčová), Nitra Gallery – Bunker, Slovakia
2009 Brokeback Mountain, Pavilon Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2009 Tatra – Version, An ancient power station – LYSE, Florli, Norway

 

Collective Exhibitions:


2018 Biennale Gherdeina, curated by Adam Budak, Ortisei, Italy
2018 Vertical, Gkg / Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung, Bonn, Germany
2018 Migration of Energies 2, Gandy gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2017 Art Taipei, Taiwan, represented by Bluerider ART
2017 SCOPE represented by ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN, New York, US
2017 SCOPE represented by ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN, Basel, Switzerland                                                                         
2017 Pasce a Evidencie, Nitra Gallery, Nitra, Slovakia

2017 Arc of Memory, curated by Tereza Jindrová, ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN, Prague, Czech Republic

2016 YIA # 7 (Young International Artists) Paris, France, represented by ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN
2016 Crossroads, London, UK, represented by ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN
2016 XXL Views of Contemporary Slovak Art, Gask – Gallery of the Central Bohemian Region, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
2016 SCOPE Basel, Switzerland, represented by ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN
2016 YIA # 6 (Young International Artists) Brussels, Belgium, represented by ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN
2016 ARTEFIERA, Bologna, Italy, represented by ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN
2016 Opening Night: Part II, Chabah Yelmani Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2015 Reason and Defiance, Vychodoslovenska galeria Kosice, Slovakia

2015 YIA ART FAIR #05, ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN, Paris, France
2015 THE SECOND DEATH OF GEORGE MALLORY, Karlin Studios, Prague, Czech Republic
2015 Reconstructions, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2015 Between Democracies 1989 – 2014, Constitution Hill, Johannesburg, South Africa
2015 RESET 2015, Jozef Kollár Gallery, Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia
2015 ROMA VERSO EXPO Artisticamente…, Rome, Italy

2015 La Confidentielle du YIA #2 Paris, France

2015 90 Pieces of Art, City Gallery of Bratislava, Slovakia
2015 ArteFiera, Bologna, Italy
2014 YIA Artfair, Paris, France
2014 Past → Present → Past, Karlin Studios, Prague, Czech Republic
2014 TWO LANDSCAPES An Image of Slovakia: 19th Century × Contemporary, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2014 Did you dream about mountains? III, Czech centre, Prague, Czech Republic
2014 7th New Zlín Salon 2014, Regional Gallery of fine Arts in Zlín, Czech Republic
2014 Hast du Bergen geträumt II, Czech centrum Berlin, Germany
2014 ArteFiera, ZAHORIAN&co GALLERY, Bologna, Italy

2013 Prague Biennale 6, Freight Railway Station, Želivského St. 2, Praha 3-Žižkov, CZ

2013 Expansive Limits – Daniela Antonelli, Lucas Maddock, and Štefan Papčo, Residency Unlimited, New York, USA
2013 Arte Fiera Bologna, ZAHORIAN&co GALLERY, Bologna, Italy
2012 Exhibition Two, Zahorian&co Gallery, Bratislava
2012 VI. Zlín Youth Salon 2012, Krajská galerie výtvarného umění ve Zlíně, CZ
2012 Jeune Création Européenne, Biennale of Contemporary Art, Klaipeda Exhibition Hall, Klaipeda, LIT – Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg, D – GMB, Bratislava, SK – Art Exhibition Hall, Pécs, H – Galerie im Traklaus, Salzburg, Austria
2012 Zero Years, Slovak art 1999 – 2011 Modem, Debrecen, Hungary
2012 Ready, set, go!, Nitra Gallery, Nitra, SK
2012 Open studio, Dumbo arts festival, New York, USA
2011 Open studio, Dumbo arts festival, New York, USA
2011 Maps I, Bratislava city Gallery, Bratislava, SK
2011 Mapy II, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, SK
2011 Disarming, Cyprián Majerník Gallery, Bratislava, SK
2011 Jeune Création Européenne, Biennale of Contemporary Art, La Fabrique, Paris, F
2011 Zero years, Slovak art 1999 –
2011, Pgu Žilina, Dom umenia, Bratislava
2011 The Mountain Lake, Meet Factory, Praha
2010 Oskar Čepan Award Finalists, Medium Gallery, Bratislava, SK
2010 Unvisible by eyes, cristianity reflexion in contemporary art, House of Art, Bratislava, SK
2010 11 stops, Klarisky, Bratislava
2009 Jeune Creation 2009, centquatre Paris, Paríž, F
2009 Model, Bratislava City Gallery, Bratislava, SK
2009 Místo kde se polácáva po zádech, kde se roní slzy…, Šalounova vila, Praha
2009 TBD Kingdom, Medium Gallery, Bratislava, SK
2009 Atlantis/Hiden histories, new identites, Open gallery, Bratislava
2008 1960 — present, Slovak art + Czech guests, Galéria hlavného mesta Praha, Dům u zlatého, Praha, CZ
2008 TB Dalane Kunstprosjekt, European Capital of culture, Stavange 2008, Eigersund, NO
2008 Nomad space/Wandering Gallery, Film festival, Trenčianske Teplice, festival Bažant Pohoda 2008, Trenčín, SK
2008 Pohyb pod Blavou, site specific festival 4+4 dni,Trnavské Mýto, Bratislava, SK
2008 Action in the Box, Plano B, Porto, Portugalsko
2008 ADA, European festival of action, Porto, Portugalsko
2008 Sculpture and Object XIII, House of art, Bratislava
2007 12 Nights, Pallace Martinický, Praha
2007 I have a dream… beyond the fence, site specific installation for USA Embassy, Bratislava, SK
2006 My Neighborhood, Erasmus exhibition, Porto, PT
2006 Art and Pound – Kocmouch, (installations on the pond) Gallery Klatovy-Klenová, CZ


Workshops:


2012 Triangleworkshop, Triangle Arts Association, New York, USA
2011 Pinki, Wiennafair, Viedeň, Rakúsko
2008 Kunstprosjekt, Stavanger 2008 (European Capital of Culture),NO
2008 Dimensions of contemporary sculpture, AFAD, Bratislava, SK
2006 Sculptural symposium in stone, Oroňsko, PL


Collections:


Messner Mountain Museum collection, Italy
Museum Voorlinden, The Netherlands
Aegidius Collection, Luxembourg
Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia

Nedbalka Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
Cyprián Majerník Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
Bratislava City Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
Liptov Gallery of Peter Michal Bohúň, Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia

Trebešice Castle Collection, CZ


Awards/ scholarships:

 

2015 Novum Foundation Award, SK

2013 Tatra Bank Foundation Art Award - Young Artist, SK

2013 Artist in residence, Residency Unlimited, New York, USA
2011 Artist in residence, Triangle Arts Association, New York, USA
2011 Best Open Studio, Dumbo Arts festival, New York, USA
2011 DAF Grand Prize 2011, (one year free rent studio in New York)Dumbo Arts festival, New York, USA
2010 Finalist of Oskar Čepan Award, YVAA
2009 Artist in residence, Florli, NO
2009 Meulensteen Art Award, Meulensteen Museum, Čuňovo, SK
2006 The first prize, Erasmus exhibition, My Neighborhood, Porto, PT

 

Artist statement
Biography
Bibliography
Richard Gregor: Falling Up to Gallery