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Blažej Baláž
*1958 in Nevolné / Slovakia
Studium Academy of Fine Arts Bratislava / Slovakia
Lebt und arbeitet in Trnava
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ausstellungsseiten
22.06.11-25.09.11
ObraSKov Wannieck Gallery, Brno
03.05.11-28.08.11
VI. New Zlin Salon 2011 Krajska galerie vytvarneho umeni, Zlin
14.04.11-30.05.11
Blazej Balaz - Maria Balazova. Post-Geo-Text Slowakisches Institut, Berlin
10.02.11-09.04.11
Blazej Balaz. Conceptual texts Liptovska Galeria Petra Michala Bohuna, Liptovsky Mikulas
01.07.10-31.07.10
After Hours: Phase 2 / Artists from Slovakia Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana
26.04.10-16.05.10
Copyright Art 2010 Slovak Union of Visual Arts, Bratislava
11.03.10-02.05.10
Contemporary Slovakian Geometry 1 Pilsen Municipal Gallery
04.03.10-23.05.10
Slovak Graphic Art of the 20th Century Museum of Modern Art, Hradec Kralove
26.02.10-30.04.10
Formate der Transformation 89-09 MUSA Wien
17.11.09-17.01.10
Formats of Transformation 89-09 Brno House of Art
25.06.09-30.08.09
INTERTEXT / vom konzeptuellen bis zum postkonzeptuellen Text Galeria Jana Koniarka, Trnava
27.05.09-26.06.09
Blazej Balaz - WARTEZEIT Slowakisches Institut, Wien
14.05.09-05.07.09
Author´s techniques - From plaster to chewing gum Nitra Gallery
13.05.09-08.06.09
Blazej Balaz: SUCHARATOLEST House of Art, Bratislava
11.12.07-13.01.08
Slovak Graphics of the 20th Century City Gallery of Bratislava
13.09.07-14.10.07
Blažej Baláž - Texty 1988 / 2007 Museum of Art Zilina
21.06.07-22.07.07
Blažej Baláž - Texty 1988 / 2007 East-Slovakian Gallery, Kosice
27.02.07-18.03.07
Kvintakord Slowakisches Institut, Wien
11.10.06-05.11.08
Slovak Graphic Art of the 20th Century Central Slovakian Gallery, Banska Bystrica
05.04.06-12.05.06
Blažej Baláž: Treptomachia.SK Brno Cultural Centre
05.04.06-05.05.06
Jiri Valoch: Words as words Brno Cultural Centre
23.03.06-10.05.06
The World of Museum - The World of Art Galeria Jana Koniarka, Trnava
07.12.05-24.02.06
Contemporary Slovak Graphics No.16 (Triennale) Central Slovakian Gallery, Banska Bystrica
11.09.05-29.01.06
Draught / Contemporary Slovak Painting 2000-2005 City Gallery, Prag
26.05.05-18.09.05
IV. New Zlin Salon 2005 Krajska galerie vytvarneho umeni, Zlin
05.05.05-19.06.05
Prievan 2000-2005 Museum of Art Zilina
21.10.04-13.11.04
IV. International Biennial of Drawing Pilsen 2004 Biennial of Drawing Pilsen
12.02.04-20.03.04
Depozit II. Tatranska Galeria, Poprad
12.06.03-15.08.03
Blažej Baláž – Geld macht Kunst Galeria Jana Koniarka, Trnava
06.12.02-24.02.03
The East Slovakian Gallery 1952 / 2002 East-Slovakian Gallery, Kosice
14.11.02-31.01.03
Awarded Collections from the Exhibitions Contemporary Slovak Graphics 1989-1999 Central Slovakian Gallery, Banska Bystrica
12.09.02-27.10.02
New End of Painting Galeria Jana Koniarka, Trnava
27.03.02-21.04.02
Mária and Blažej Baláž / The Discreet Charm of the Painting THE HOUSE OF ART Ceske Budejovice
17.01.02-21.04.02
Object / Object. Metamorphoses in Time Moravian Gallery, Brno
18.12.01-27.01.02
LIGHThouse Galeria Jana Koniarka, Trnava
15.11.01-30.12.01
Blažej Baláž - Geld macht frei Vojtech Löffler Museum Kosice
12.09.01-28.10.01
The Art of Action 1989-2000 Nitra Gallery
28.06.01-02.09.01
From acquisitions 1990 - 2001 Central Slovakian Gallery, Banska Bystrica
17.06.01-02.09.01
2čme Biennale internationale d´estampe contemporaine Trois-Rivičres Biennale d´estampe contemporaine Trois-Rivičres
30.05.01-26.08.01
Object. Metamorphoses in Time Czech Museum of Fine Arts, Prag
07.04.01-09.05.01
The Art of Action 1989-2000 Tatranska Galeria, Poprad
04.04.01-06.05.01
LIGHThouse Museum of Art Zilina
28.06.00-02.09.00
I feel...versus I think Central Slovakian Gallery, Banska Bystrica
18.11.99-11.02.00
Blazej Balaz - Dusty Watter / 1992-1999 Central Slovakian Gallery, Banska Bystrica
18.11.99-11.02.00
Contemporary Slovak Graphics No. 14 (Triennale) Central Slovakian Gallery, Banska Bystrica
19.06.99-30.09.99
23rd International Biennial of Graphic Arts Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts Ljubljana
15.05.99-04.07.99
Rozpamätavanie 9 (Slovak Fine Art 1985-1989) City Gallery of Bratislava
20.10.98-02.11.98
Graphic Art in the Slovak Savings Bank Collection Nitra Gallery
02.10.98-20.11.98
Postmodern in Fine Art in 2nd half of the 80s Central Slovakian Gallery, Banska Bystrica
21.05.98-05.07.98
2nd International Triennial of Graphic Arts, Sofia ´98 Union of Bulgarian Artists, Sofia
28.04.98-31.05.98
Modern Slovak Graphic Art National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare
12.09.97-04.10.97
Picturale, Est Crac Alsace, Altkirch
20.06.97-30.08.97
International Print Triennial Cracow 97 International Print Triennial, Krakau
30.05.97-30.09.97
2nd International Triennial of Graphic Art Bitola 1997 International Triennial of Graphic Art, Bitola
18.02.97-23.03.97
Blazej Balaz - Gutten Tag, Frau Koppel Galeria Jana Koniarka, Trnava
23.11.96-26.12.96
4th Biennial of Graphic Art Cvijeta Zuzoric Art Pavilion, Belgrad
17.10.96-08.12.96
Contemporary Slovak Graphics No. 13 (Triennale) Central Slovakian Gallery, Banska Bystrica
06.09.96-06.10.96
Twenty years of Jan Koniarek Gallery / Exhibition from collections Galeria Jana Koniarka, Trnava
05.09.96-30.10.96
State Gallery Banska Bystrica 1956-1996 Central Slovakian Gallery, Banska Bystrica
02.07.96-30.08.96
9th Small Graphic Forms Miejska Galeria Sztuki, Lodz
31.03.96-19.05.96
Interakce Galerie Klatovy / Klenova, Janovice nad Uhlavou
30.06.95-18.09.95
12th International Biennial of Small Sculpture Galerija Murska Sobota
19.06.95-10.09.95
Interakcie Tatranska Galeria, Poprad
16.06.95-30.09.95
21th International Biennial of Graphic Arts Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts Ljubljana
08.06.95-28.06.95
Seitenwechsel / Vymena pozicii House of Art, Bratislava
11.09.94-30.10.94
International Print Triennial Cracow 94 International Print Triennial, Krakau
05.03.94-03.04.94
Selection of Contemporary Slovak Graphic Slovak Union of Visual Arts, Bratislava
16.12.93-30.01.94
Blažej Baláž - Postscriptum II. City Gallery of Bratislava
12.11.93-16.01.94
Contemporary Slovak Graphics No. 12 (Triennale) Central Slovakian Gallery, Banska Bystrica
03.10.93-30.11.93
2nd International Biennial of Graphic Arts Janos Xantus Museum, Györ
14.05.93-20.06.93
Mária Balážová, Blažej Baláž - Postscriptum Milos Alexander Bazovsky Gallery, Trencin
14.04.93-03.05.93
The Creation of Fellows 92 Slovak Union of Visual Arts, Bratislava
01.07.92-16.08.92
Blazej Balaz - Malerei, Zeichnungen, Installationen Central Slovakian Gallery, Banska Bystrica
07.05.92-31.05.92
Blazej Balaz - Malerei, Zeichnung, Installationen, Grafik Galeria Jana Koniarka, Trnava
16.03.92-31.05.92
5th International Drawing Triennale Galeria Miejska Wroclaw
10.10.91-17.11.91
Contemporary Slovak Graphics No. 11 (Biennale) Central Slovakian Gallery, Banska Bystrica
23.05.91-23.06.91
Mária Balážová, Blažej Baláž - Zeichnung, Grafik Nitra Gallery
21.05.91-31.07.91
International Print Triennial Cracow 91 International Print Triennial, Krakau
05.10.90-30.11.90
Salon 90 Trnava Galeria Jana Koniarka, Trnava
04.10.90-16.11.90
Drawing 1990 Brigham Young University - Museum of Art, Provo
31.07.90-31.10.90
6th International Biennial exhibition of Portrait, Drawings and Graphics ´90 International Gallery of Portrait, Tuzla
19.06.90-29.07.90
Young Slovak Creation ´90 Nitra Gallery
10.06.90-21.07.90
9. Internationale Grafik Triennale Frechen Kunstverein Frechen
17.04.90-27.05.90
9. Internationale Triennale engagierter Grafik Intergrafik Berlin
24.01.90-23.02.90
Ricochet and metamorphosis City Gallery of Bratislava
15.12.89-28.02.90
6th Slovak Drawing Exhibition Museum of Art Zilina
24.08.89-22.10.89
Contemporary Slovak Graphics No.10 (Biennale) Central Slovakian Gallery, Banska Bystrica
17.06.89-30.09.89
18th International Biennial of Graphic Arts Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts Ljubljana
01.06.89-26.06.89
8th Nationwide Exhibition of Young Slovak Union of Visual Arts, Bratislava
16.03.89-30.04.89
XX.Year of Slovak Graphic Art Central Slovakian Gallery, Banska Bystrica
16.09.88-30.10.88
Salon of the Young Slovak Artists Milos Alexander Bazovsky Gallery, Trencin
08.06.88-30.08.88
International Print Triennial Cracow 88 International Print Triennial, Krakau
24.09.87-13.11.87
5th Slovak Drawing Exhibition Museum of Art Zilina
28.08.87-30.09.87
Contemporary Slovak Graphics No.9 (Biennale) Central Slovakian Gallery, Banska Bystrica
13.05.87-16.06.87
7th Nationwide Exhibition of Young Slovak Union of Visual Arts, Bratislava
sammlungen

Central Slovakian Gallery, Banska Bystrica
City Gallery of Bratislava
East-Slovakian Gallery, Kosice
Fries Museum, Leeuwarden
Galeria Jana Koniarka, Trnava
International Centre of Graphic Art, Ljubljana
Milos Alexander Bazovsky Gallery, Trencin
National Gallery, Prag
Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava



biografie

BLAŽEJ BALÁŽ

1958 born in Nevoľné, district Žiar nad Hronom, Slovakia (former Czechoslovakia)
1973-77 studied at Department of Metal Engraving at the Secondary School of Applied Arts in Kremnica
1977-83 studied at Department of Free Graphic Art at the Academy of Fine Arts Bratislava (O.Dubay, V.Gažovič)
1985 freelance artist
1990-93 member of the Gallery Board of the Ján Koniarek Gallery (state gallery) in Trnava
1992 started his pedagogical activity
1992 short study stay in Spain (Madrid,Barcelona)
1994 Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Education of the Trnava University in Trnava
1996 habilitated as Associate Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava
1997 appointed member of the Scientific Board of the Faculty of Education at the Trnava University in Trnava
1999 won the competition for the post of the Head of the Department of Fine Arts at the Faculty of Education at the
Trnava University in Trnava
2003 appointed member of the Scientific Board of the Trnava University in Trnava


SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

1987 Mária Balážová – Blažej Baláž, Bratislava, Gallery SFVU-Michalská
1988 Blažej Baláž / Prints, Trnava, Trnavské divadlo
Blažej Baláž / Prints, Bratislava, Print Gallery – Dielo
Blažej Baláž / Prints, Jaslovské Bohunice
1990 Odraz a premeny / s I. Tarasovou a M. Prachatickou /, Bratislava, Municipal Gallery, Mirbach Palace
Mária Balážová – Blažej Baláž / Prints, Trnava, Antik Art Centrum
1991 Mária Balážová – Blažej Baláž / Drawing, prints, Nitra, State Gallery
1992 Blažej Baláž / 1 + 1 + 1 = 1, Trnava, Gallery of J. Koniarek
Blažej Baláž / Painting, drawing, installations, Banská Bystrica, State Gallery
1993 Postscriptum / s M.Balážovou /, Trenčín, State Galley of M. A. Bazovský
Postscriptum II, Bratislava, Municipal Gallery, Mirbach palace
1994 Harmoney / Objects, prints, Nové Zámky, Klub BarOko
1996 19 + 19 = 38 / Coin prints, Kremnica, The Museum of Coins
1997 Gutten Tag, Frau Koppl, Trnava, Gallery of J. Koniarek
The Sound and The Fury, Martin, Galéria Hoechst- Biotika
1999 Dusty Watter / 1992-1999 /, Banská Bystrica, State Gallery
2000 Dusty Painting, Bratislava, Cik-Cak Centrum
2001 Geld macht frei, Košice, The Museum of V. Löffler
2002 Mária and Blažej Baláž / The Discreet Charm of the Painting, České Budějovice, House of Art (CZ)
2003 Geld macht Kunst, Trnava, Gallery of J. Koniarek
2006 Treptomachia.Sk, Brno, Gallery Kabinet (CZ)
Mária Balážová – Blažej Baláž / YESENCIA, Martin, Galéria Hoechst – Biotika
2007 Blažej Baláž – Texts 1988 / 2007, Košice, The East Slovakian Gallery
Blažej Baláž – Texts 1988 / 2007, Žilina, The Museum of Fine Arts
2009 POSEDLOST, Ostrava, Galerie Student (CZ)
SUCHARATOLEST, Bratislava, House of Art


GROUP EXHIBITIONS – SELECTION

1987 Salon of the Young ´87, Bratislava, Dom techniky
1987 Art Basel 18´87, Basel, Messe Basel (CH)
1987 5th Biennial of the Slovak Drawing, Žilina, Museum of Modern Art
1987 Interart, Poznan (PL)
1987 Exhibition of Slovak Graphic Art, Rauma, Art Museum (SF)
1988 A Nyugat- Szlovakiai Kerület Képzömüvészete, Györ, Xántus János Muzeum (H)
1988 Young Slovak Fine Art, Bukarest, Czechoslovakian Cultural Center (RO)
1988 12th International Print Biennale, Cracow, BWA (PL)
1988 Art Basel 19´88, Basel, Messe Basel (CH)
1988 Zeitgenössische Westslowakische Kunst, Halle (D)
1988 Intergrafia 88, Katowice (PL)
1989 Ľ Europe des Graveurs, Grenoble, Bibliothčque Municipale (F)
1989 18th International Print Biennale, Ljubljana, Moderna galerija (YU)
1989 15th International Independante Exhibition of Prints, Kanagawa, Prefectural Gallery (J)
1989 4th Annual International Exhibition of Miniature Art, Toronto, Del Bello Gallery (Canada)
1990 Intergrafik 90, Berlin, Ausstellungszentrum am Fernsehturm (D)
1990 9.Internationale Grafik Triennale, Frechen, Kunstferein zu Frechen (D)
1990 Drawing 1990, Provo, Harris Fine Arts Center (USA)
1990 Art 1990, Paris, Espace Laser (F)
1990 6th International Biennial Exhibition of Portrait, Tuzla, Gallery of Yugoslav Portrait (YU)
1991 International Print Triennale, Cracow, Pawilon wystawowy BWA (PL)
1991 Intergrafia 91, Katowice, Pawilon wystawowy BWA (PL)
1991 Abstraction, Bratislava, Exhibition Hall ZSVU- Gorkého
1991 The European Triennial Competition of Non-traditional Graphic, Prague, Gallery Modrý pavilón
1992 Vth International Drawing Triennale, Wroclaw, Galeria Miejska, Muzeum Architektury (PL)
1992 10th Norwegian International Print Triennale, Fredrikstad, Fredrikstad Library (N)
1993 2nd International Biennial of Graphic Arts, Györ, Xántus János Muzeum (H)
1994 5 + 1 + 2, Graz, Europazentrum (A)
1994 International Print Triennial, Cracow, Galeria BWA (PL)
1994 Intergrafia ´94 – World Award Winners Gallery, Katowice, Gallery of Modern Art (PL)
1995 Ghenius Lozi, Concorezzo,Vila Zoja (I)
1995 La III.Bienal Internacional de Grabado Ourense, Sao Paulo (Brasil)
1995 Seitenwechsel, Heidelberg, Heidelberger Schlos (D)
1995 21st International Print Biennale, Ljubljana, Moderna Galerija (SL)
1995 12th International Biennale of Small Sculpture, Murska Sobota, Galerija Murska Sobota (SL)
1995 1st Tokyo International mini Print triennial´95, Tokyo, Tama Art University Museum (J)
1995 Interactions II, Novara, Gallery UXA (I)
1996 Interactions, Klenová, Gallery Klatovy – The Castle Klenová (CZ)
1996 Interazioni II, Casale Monferrato, Chiesa della Misericordia (I)
1996 10th Seoul International Print Biennale, Seoul, Il Min Cultural center (Korea)
1997 International Print Triennial ´97, Cracow, Bunkier Sztuki (PL)
1997 Picturale, Est, Strasbourg, Ľ Espace – Exposition de la CCI, Altkirch, CRAC Alsace (F)
1998 Postmodern in Fine Art in 2nd half of the 80s, Banská Bystrica, State Gallery
1999 23rd International Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Moderna galerija (SL)
2001 LIGHThouse, Žilina, Museum of Modern Art, Trnava, Gallery of J. Koniarek
2001 The Art of Action, 1989-2000, Poprad, Tatra Gallery, Nitra, Nitra Gallery
2001 Slovak Shoot, Prague, Křížová chodba Karolína (CZ)
2001 Object / object. Prague, The Czech Museum of Modern Art (CZ)
2001 2čme Biennale internationale ď estampe contemporain, Trois – Rivičres, La Maison de la culture (Canada)
2002 Object / object, Brno, Moravian Gallery (CZ)
2002 New End of Painting, Trnava, Gallery of J. Koniarek
2005 New Zlin Saloon 2005 / Contemporary Czech and Slovak Fine Art, Zlín, House of Art (CZ)
2005 Contemporary Slovak Painting 2000-2005, Prague, Municipal Gallery (CZ)
2006 Slovak Graphic Art of 20th century, Banská Bystrica, State Gallery
2007 Kvintakord, Prague, Gallery of the Slovak Institut (CZ)
2007 Slovak Graphic Art of 20th century, Bratislava, Municipal Gallery, Mirbach Palace
2008 Sociálna sonda v réžii Veroniky Rónaiovej. Brno, Galérie u Dobrého pastýře (CZ)
2009 Od sádry k žúvačke, Nitra, Nitra Gallery


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

BOOK PUBLICATIONS:

VALOCH, J. – VARTECKÁ, A. 2003. Blažej Baláž. Trnava : Trnava university, East of Eden, 132 p.

CATALOGUES:

ILIEVOVÁ, D. – Demová, J. 1991. Mária Balážová / Blažej Baláž. Trnava : Gallery of J. Koniarek, 20 p.
BARTKOVÁ, Z. 1992. Blažej Baláž. Banská Bystrica : State Gallery, 16 p.
JANČÁR, I. 1993. Blažej Baláž Postscriptum II. Bratislava : Municipal Gallery Bratislava, 6 p.
VRBANOVÁ, A. 1996. Blažej Baláž, 19+ 19 = 38 / Coin print. Kremnica : The Museum of Coins, 12 p.
TAJKOV, P. 2001. Blažej Baláž – Geld macht frei. Košice : Museum of V. Löffler, 6 p.
BESKID, V. 2006. Mária Balážová, Blažej Baláž / ESENCIA. Martin : Ivart, M Art Agency 6 p.
BESKID, V. – GAJDOŠ, R. 2007. Blažej Baláž : TEXTS 1988 /2007. Trnava : East of Eden, Trnava University, 50 p.
LASOTOVÁ, D. 2009. Blažej Baláž : POSEDLOST. Ostrava : Ostrava University, 8 p.

ARTICLES, STUDIES, REVIEWS:

1989
VLK, K. 1989. Prínos mladej grafiky. In Výtvarný život, vol. XXXIV, no.6
HOŠKOVÁ, P. 1989. Varna má zelenou. In Ateliér, vol.2, no.14, Prague

1991
DEMOVÁ, J. 1991. B. a M. Balážovci. In Profil, vol.I, no.9-10,
ARCHLEBOVÁ, T. 1991. Abstraction. In Profil, vol.I , no.20-21

1992
LICHÁ - ZÁBRANSKÁ, H. 1992. Wroclaw 1992, Vth International Drawing Triennial. In Profil, vol. II, no.8
ž.u.m.(= URRA MUENA, Ž.).1992. Blažej Baláž. In Saur Allgemeines Künstler – Lexikon, band 6. Mϋnchen,
Leipzig : K.G.Saur.(encyklopeadic heading) (D)

1994
JANČÁR, I. 1994. Konzerva v konzerve. In Profil, vol. IV, no.2, p.22, 23

1995
BARTOŠOVÁ, Z.1995. Interakcie v Elektrárni Tatranskej galérie. In Ateliér, vol.8, no.22, 2.11.1995, Prague (CZ)
VRBANOVÁ, A. 1995. Interakcie. In Výtvarný život, vol.XL, no.1-2
BARTOŠOVÁ, Z. 1995. Interakcie. In Výtvarný život, vol.XL, no.1-2
PEREGO,L. 1995. La Minigrafica Slava. In Il Cittadino, no.12, 25.3.1995 (I)
BARTOŠOVÁ, Z. 1995. Blažej Baláž. In 12th International Biennial of Small Sculpture. Murska Sobota : Galerija
Murska Sobota (SL)
SEELE, H. 1995. Vorliebe für das Hermetische / Seitenwechsel : Eine Ausstellung im Ottheinrischsbau des Heidelberger
Schloss/. In Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung, no.106, 9.5.1995 (D)
PEREGO, L. 1995. Minigrafica : collettiva ceka e slovacca. In Il Citadino (domenica), 17.6.1995 (I)
SALA, A. 1995. Mostra d'arte – Ghenius Lozi. In ľ esagono, no.22, 19.6.1995 (I)
MORONI, A. 1995. Dialogo con il centro Europa. In Corriere di Novara, vol.118, no.85, 23.11.1995 (I)

1996
PAPA, L. 1996. Spray Italy / Novara/. In Juliet art magazine, vol.XVII, no.76, febbraio 1996 (I)
VRBANOVÁ, A. 1996. Slovak Graphic Art of 20th century. In Ateliér, vol.IX, no.24, 24.11.1996, Prague (CZ)

1997
JANČÁR, I. 1997. Modern Slovak Graphic Art (From collections Municipal Gallery). Bratislava : Municipal Gallery
VRBANOVÁ, A. 1997. Contemporary Slovak Graphic Art ´96. In Ateliér, vol.X, no.5, 6.3.1997, Prague (CZ)
VRBANOVÁ, A. 1997. Blažej Baláž - Installations. In Ateliér, vol.X, no.11, 29.5.1997, Prague (CZ)
BLIND,N. 1997. Un regard vers ľ Est. In Derničres Nouvelles d' Alsace, No 215, 14.9.1997 (F)
VRBANOVÁ, A. 1997. XIII.th Triennial – Contemporary Slovak Graphic Art '96. In Grapheion, vol.1, no.1, Prague (CZ)

1998
MALÝ, Z. 1998. Blažej Baláž. In Dictionary of Czech and Slovak Fine Artists 1950-1997. Ostrava : Výtvarné centrum Chagall, (CZ)
SINTE, C. 1998. Cent graveurs pour un centenaire /Preface. Namur : Musée F.Rops, (B)
(encyklopeadic heading) 1998. Blažej Baláž. Directory of print 97/98. [CD-ROM] Krakow : International print triennial
Cracow (PL)

1999
VRBANOVÁ, A. 1999. Blažej Baláž : Dusty Watter /1992- 1999/. In Contemporary Slovak Graphic Art 14. Banská Bystrica : Štátna galéria
VRBANOVÁ, A. 1999. Dimensions of New Graphic Art. In 23rd International Biennial of Graphic Art. Ljubljana : Moderna
Galerija (SL)
GERŽOVÁ, J. 1999. Junk art. In Dictionary of World and Slovak Fine Art in the 2nd half of the 20th century. Bratislava : Kruh
súčasného umenia Profil, p.285

2000
ccr. 2000. Münzkette zeigt Jesus / Slowakische Grafik in Foyergalerie des Opernhaus vorgestellt/. In Mitteldeutsche Zeitung,
15.5.2000 (D)
VRBANOVÁ, A. 2000. Die Veränderungen der slowakischen Grafik in den 90er Jahren. In Slowakische Grafik Heute,
Hallescher Kunstverein e.v. Halle (D)
PUTIŠOVÁ, M. 2000. 14th Triennial of Slovak Graphic Art.. In Dart, vol.1, no.1/2000, Bratislava
BARTOŠOVÁ, Z. 2000. Exhibition 20th century in Slovak National Gallery. In Ars, no.1-3/ 2000
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CENY / AWARDS

1987 Honorable Mention, Biennale of Slovak Graphic Art IX, Banská Bystrica
1987 3rd Prize for Printmaking, Competition of Slovakian Fine Artists, Bratislava
1989 Purchase Prize, 9č Mini Print Internacional, Cadaqués (E)
1989 1st Prize for Painting, Competition of West-Slovakian Fine Artists, Trenčín
1990 Award of Excellence, 6th International Miniature Print Biennale, Seoul ( South Korea)
1995 Award of The Masaryk´s Academy of Arts, Prague (CZ)
1996 Prize Ex Aequo, Biennale of Slovak Graphic Art XIII, Banská Bystrica
2005 The Jury’s Award, Biennale of smal graphics GRAFIX, Břeclav (CZ)
2005 Award of The City Banská Bystrica, Triennial of Slovak Graphic Art XVI, Banská Bystrica
2008 Award of The City Trnava


COLLECTIONS

Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava
National Gallery, Prague (CZ)
Municipal Gallery, Bratislava
The East Slovakian Gallery, Košice
State Gallery, Banská Bystrica
State Gallery of J. Koniarek, Trnava
State Gallery of M. A. Bazovský, Trenčín
Tatra Gallery, Poprad
Collection of Slovak Saving-Bank, Bratislava
City museum, Břeclav (CZ)
Associáció Difusora D' Obra Gráfica Internacional, Barcelona (E)
Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Kanagawa (J)
Tama Art University Museum, Tokyo (J)
Space Gallery, Seoul (Korea)
Xántus János Múzeum, Györ (H)
International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana (SL)
Paňstwowa Galeria Sztuki, Lodž (PL)
International Print Triennale Society, Krakow (PL)
Muzeum Archidiecezjalne, Katowice (PL)
Cremona Civic Museum, Prints Cabinet (I)
Friske Museum, Leuwarden (NL)


PRIVATE COLLECTIONS:

USA, Canada, Germany, France, Japan, Czech republic, Italy, Nederland