Pavel Herynek born on 1st November 1943 in Polička (CZ).
Address: Roháče z Dubé 137/14, 779 00 Olomouc, Česká republika
T. 00420 776 742 099

1959–1963 Secondary School of Applied Arts, Brno
1964–1969 Department of Theory of Art and Art Education, Philosophical Faculty, Palacký University in Olomouc (Mgr. degree)
1994 Habilitation (Associate Professor) at Ostrava University, Ostrava

1963–1964 designer, ÚSSD – promotion advertising, Pardubice

1969–1972 secondary school teacher, vocational school in Bruntál

1972–1988 on the staff of the Theatre of Music in Olomouc, as designer and curator, organizer of 168 exhibitions and several scores of programs on art

1989–1990 freelance artist

1990–2003 Lecturer, since 1994 Associate Professor in Applied Arts at the Department of Art Education, Palacký University in Olomouc. In 1994 founded the subject and studio Metal and Jewellery in the department.
Since leaving the University in 2003 has been working in own studio and workshop as jewellery-maker, designer and draughtsman.

Scholarly activities
1992 teacher of the course Wood and Paper Jewelry at Miami University, Oxford, OH, USA

1993 teacher of the course Sculptural Paper Forms at Miami University, Oxford, OH, USA

1994–1998 coordinator of the project Crafts Now in Olomouc and the Surroundings

1995–1997 consultant for American students at Palacký University in Olomouc, within the Study Abroad Program, ACM Chicago

1998 teacher of metal workmanship of US students, in the one-semester program Art and Music Study Abroad, Saint Cloud State University, USA, at Palacký University in Olomouc

1998–2003 initiator and coordinator of an exchange programs of students at the Department of Art Education at Palacký University in Olomouc and the University of Art and Design, UIAH Helsinki within the Erasmus programme

In the 1970s cooperated on the samizdat edition Texts of Friends (Petr Mikeš, J. E. Frič, Rostislav Valušek, Eduard Zacha), on bibliographic prints of Professor Josef Glivický (Prostějov). Since the mid-1970s occasional cooperation with architect and designer Ing. Josef Barták (Hlučín), now occasionally cooperation with the publishing house Periplum, Palacký University in Olomouc, Jan Herynek Studio and others.

My jewelry and drawings were shown at numerous exhibitions and art fairs both at home and abroad, through several galleries, e. g. Caesar Gallery in Olomouc, Sýpka Gallery in Brno, V&V Gallery in Vienna, Galerie Chéret in Paris, Charon Kransen Arts in New York, Museo Internazionale delle Arti Applicate Oggi in Torino, Contemporary Crafts Museum and Gallery in Portland, Velvet da Vinci Gallery in San Francisco, Klimt02 Gallery in Barcelona ...

Grants awarded (selected)
1996 Crafts Now in Olomouc and the Surroundings I (Palacký University in Olomouc grant)

1997 Crafts Now in Olomouc and the Surroundings II (Palacký University in Olomouc grant)

1998 Grant from the Agency for the development of universities in the Czech Republic for equipment of the metal and jewellery workshop at the Department of Art Education at Palacký University in Olomouc

1998 The Erasmus program for monitoring visit to the University of Art and Design, UIAH Helsinki (development of student exchanges), grant

2001 Finland Government Grant for the study of contemporary Finnish Jewellery

1991 3rd International Jewelry Symposium, Kremnica, Slovak Republic

1996 3rd International Jewelry Symposium, Smržovka, Czech Republic

1997 9th International Jewelry Symposium, Turnov, Czech Republic

Member ship in professional organizations
Český fond výtvarných umení, registered artist (1979–1989)
Spolek sběratelů a přátel exlibris v Praze, Prague (1985–1987)
Svaz českých výtvarných umělců, candidate (1988–1989)
Asociace výtvarníků oboru Kov a šperk (AVOK), Prague (since 1989)
TT Klub výtvarných umělců a teoretiků, Brno (1990–1991)
Spolek olomouckých výtvarníků (SOV), Olomouc (since 1991)
Klub konkretistů 2 – Olomouc, Olomouc (since 1999)

Reprezentation in collections
Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, CZ
Moravian Gallery in Brno, CZ
Olomouc Museum of Art, CZ
Museum Silesiae, Opava, CZ
Regional Museum in Olomouc, CZ
The North Bohemian Museum in Liberec, CZ
Museum of Glass and Jewellery in Jablonec n.N., CZ
Museum of the Bohemian Paradise, Turnov, CZ
Municipal Museum and Gallery, Polička, CZ
Museum and Art Gallery in Litomyšl, CZ
Municipal Museum in Rýmařov, CZ
Slovak National Gallery in Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Museo del Vino, Torgiano, Italy
Textilmuseum, Heidelberg-Ziegelhausen, Germany
Daphne Farago Collection, Rhode Island, USA
Kammerhofmuseum Gmunden, Austria
Museo Internazionale delle Arti Applicate Oggi, Torino, Italy
Mary de Rachewiltz Collection, Brunnenburg, Tirolo pr. Merano, Italy
And private collections in Europe and USA

For more than thirty years jewellery is the best art object of communication for me.
Pavel Herynek