VERUNA MELČÁKOVÁ-JUNEKOVÁ

Born 1945 / Zlín, Czech Republik

Education

1960-1964                    School o of Art and Craft, Uherské Hradište, Czech Republic

1967-1973                  Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, Department of Printmaking and Book Illustration, Slovakia, Prof Albín Brunovský and Prof Peter Matejka, Bratislava, Slovakia

Membership

Member, Union of Slovak Creative Artists

Member, Association TxT, Slovakia

Member, Slovak Cartoonist Union

Member, Q Association, Brno, Czech Republic.

Awards (selected)

1971                            Award, Academy of Fine Art and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia

1974                           Honorable Mention, the Most Beautiful Book, Prague, Czech Republic

1978                           Presentation in GRAPHIC DESIGN, Tokyo, Japan

1979                           1st Prize, tapestry 6x11m, J. Záborský Theatre, Prešov, Slovakia, Award for illustration, International Year of Children, Bratislava, Slovakia

1985                           Honorable Mention, Biennial of Slovak Printmaking, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia

1987                           Award, International Exhibition of Miniature Art, Toronto, Canada

1988                           Purchase Prize, BASEL’ 88, Basel, Germany

1991                           Purchase Prize, Kunst Messe, München, Germany

1999                           Grand Prix, International Salon of Drawing, Saint Just le Martel, France

2002                           Silver Pencil, 2nd Price, 1st International Cartoon Competition, Prague, Czech Republic

Symposiums

1996                           International Print Symposium, Moravany nad Váhom, Slovakia

1999                            1st Symposium of Czech Association in Slovakia, Banská Štiavnica

2001                           2nd Symposium unwoven textile in Slovakia

2001                           International Symposium ARTEX, Bratislava, Slovakia

2005                           International Sculpture Symposium, Mysterium of Nature, Slovakia

2015                           Wondering Mind, Epreuve d’Artiste Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

Since 1975 she has participated in more than 300 solo and group exhibitions in Europe, USA, Japan, Canada, South Africa, South America, UK, Taiwan, India and Malaysia. Her prints, paintings, ex libris, illustrations, tapestry are in private and public collections in Europe, North America, Australia and Asia. She makes paintings, prints, ex libris, book illustrations, tapestries, cartoons. Published booklet of poetry with illustrations LANDSCAPE of SOUL where time has snow-white wings.

She lives in Dunajská Lužná, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Contact: verunaj@azet.sk

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