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Born in Czechoslovakia, 1946


Art Education

1979              BA Fine Art, Ravensbourne College of Art and Design

1990              MA Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, University of London


Solo Exhibitions

2014              the devil is in the details, Horatio Jnr, London

2004              The Other Side of Forever, Hornsey Pump House Gallery, London

1998              The Large Detector, Museum of Installation, London

1995              Jiri Kratochvil, The Theatre Gallery, Zwolle, Holland

  Jiri Kratochvil, City of Prague Gallery, Prague

1988              No Way Out, Alpha Gallery, Dorset, UK

1984              Jiri Kratochvil, Woodlands Gallery, London


Group Exhibitions

2019               Song of the sirens,  Venice

2019                Ambassadors, ’Artboretum, Argenton-sur-Creus, France

2019                Royal Academy Summer Show, London

2015              Walking Through Fiction, UAL Camberwell Space, London

2012              Pop Molecule, Aubin Gallery, London

2002              Once Again, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton

  Mathematique, Danielle Arnaud Gallery, London (co-curating and exhibiting)

1997              Heteronyms, Complesso Monumentale Del San Michele, Rome

1995              Pretext Heteronyms, Clink Street Studios, London

1994              Six + One, Alpha Gallery, Dorset, UK

1993              Sculpture Show, Stadsgalerie, Emmen, Holland

 New Abstraction, Coopers & Lybrand, London

1992              Roll, Clove Building, London (curating and exhibiting)

1991              Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Sculptures, Battersea Art Centre, London

1990              Homage to the Square, Flaxman Gallery, London

  Swimming Underwater, Imagination Building, London

1989              Interim Show, Goldsmiths Gallery, London

1984              Three Person Show, The Showroom, London

1983              Capital Radio Sculpture Show, Camden Lock, London



1994              Wavin GmbH Germany

1993              Wavin B.V Holland



2015              Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Connecticut, USA

2012              Artistes en Residence, Clermont Ferrand, France

1993              Stads Beelden, Emmen, Holland

1985              International Stone Carving Festival, Dorset, UK

1984              Amherst Road Junior School, London



1999-2005   Course Leader Fine Art : BA Fine Art and History of Art, Goldsmiths College, University of London

1994-1999   Visiting Lecturer, Goldsmiths College, University of London

  • Certificate for Postgraduate Studies Fine Art
  • Extension Degree in Fine Art
  • BA Fine Art and History of Art
  • BA Education



2003              installation art in the new millenium, Thames & Hudson,

   ISBN 0-500-23808-1, Nicolas De Oliviera, Nicola Oxley, Michael Petry

2002              art tomorrow, Terrail, ISBN 2-87939-252-7, Edward Lucie-Smith

    Once Again, Modern Painters, winter issue, Martin Herbert

    Mathematique, The Art Newspaper, N° 121, Louisa Buck

    Mathematique, Time Out, N° 1644

    Mathematique, The Independent, Tom Lubbock

1998              Jiri Kratochvil, Mercury Newspaper, London

1995              Jiri Kratochvil, catalogue text, Dr Olga Mala, Prague

 Jiri Kratochvil, catalogue text, Dr Jan Weber, Emmen, Holland

1993              Stichting Stadsbeelden Emmen, catalogue text, Adri de Fluter, Holland

  Plastic plastiek Kunstwerk van kuststof, Wavin de Spreekbuis, Folke Meijer, Holland

1992              Roll, Time Out, Rose Jennings

1991              Whitechapel Open, The Observor, William Feaver


Work held in public and private collections in UK and abroad