Born 17 December 1982 in Prague, where he now resides

Education

2004 – 2010

The Academy of Fine Arts in Prague (AVU)

2008

San Francisco Art Institute / San Francisco, United States

2007

Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, Painting Studio, Professor Stanislav Diviš / Prague

2002 – 2004

Technical College of Applied Arts, Painting Studio / Prague

1998 – 2002

Technical School of Applied Arts, Studio of Stage Set Scenery / Prague

Residency

2013

Studio Galerie Zdeněk Sklenář, CCC / Beijing

2018

AIR - Artist in Residence / Krems, Austria

Solo exhibitions

2009

Altars / Galerie Peron / Prague

2011

Opening studio / AFGallery / Prague

2012

Through / Galerie Workshop@Y / Prague
Terarium / Galerie AVOID / Prague
Landscape No. 22 / GASK – Gallery of the Central Bohemian Region / Kutná Hora
...ffffrom the Earth / Gallery of Art Critics / Prague

2013

...ffffrom the Earth / Dobříš City Gallery / Dobříš
Coordinates / Kolín City Gallery / Kolín
Opening Studio Zdeněk Sklenář Gallery Studio, CCC / Beijing, China
Push the Leaks / Wannieck Gallery – Gallery on the Bridge / Brno

2014

RGB3D No. 1 / Pianka Dalibor / Prague
KBVK / Morzin Gallery / Vrchlabí

2015

ACHRER / Zdeněk Sklenář Gallery Chambre à part / Prague Backstories / Fait Gallery MEM / Brno

2016

The Theory of Dataism / L-Art Gallery, Chengdu, China

Josef Achrer / Heng jia tang / Beijing

The Theory of Dataism / Today Art Museum / Beijing, China

Pro-jection and Ab-straction / Galerie Kvalitář / Prague

Dataism and the Infomanic Society / Galerie Zdeněk Sklenář / Prague

2017

NO DATA / Galerie Zdeněk Sklenář / Prague

Symposiums

2005

Meating Points / Pilsen

2006

Nexo / Toledo, Spain

2009

Amber Road / Hradec nad Moravicí

2012

Jenewein / Felix Jenewein Gallery / Kutná Hora
Young Stars / Miroslav Kubík Gallery / Litomyšl

2017

NAIC Project / SOHO China / Badaling, China

Group exhibitions

2006

The Painting Studios Confrontational Exhibition / Galerie VŠUP, AVU / Prague
Comparative exhibition of painting studios / Galleries of the Academyof Arts, Architecture and Design and Academy of Fine Arts / Prague
Nexo / Centro Cultural San Clemente del Gobierno Provincial de Toledo / Toledo, Spain
140 x 150 / Galerie Dinitz / Prague

2007

Beauty and the Beast / New Hall Gallery / Prague
Fig. at the Loover (official founding of the Fig. art group) / Galerie Louvre / Prague
Fig. / Designblok / Karlin Halls / Prague
Academy of Fine Arts Annual Exhibition / National Gallery / Veletržní palác / Prague
Painting Studio at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in
Prague / Galerie XXL / Louny

2008

Studio Exhibition / Painting – III / Lapidarium Gallery / Prague
Studio Exhibition / Painting – III / Wortner House – Aleš South Bohemian Gallery / České Budějovice
Fig. in Landshut / Galerie Bewegung / Landshut, Germany
Espusa / Academy of Fine Arts Gallery / Prague
Cabinette el Checo / Galerie Format Comodo / Madrid, Spain
Fig. at Mánes / Mánes Gallery / Prague
Fig. over Brno / Galerie Aula / Brno

2009

Fig. in Písek / Galerie Tranzit – Dielne / Bratislava, Slovakia
Fig. Cube / Project in the outdoors of Klárov / Prague

2010

Half (with Tomáš Absolon) / Galerie Via Art / Prague
Graduates of the Academy of Fine Arts 2010 / National Gallery / Veletržní palác / Prague
Graduates of the Academy of Fine Arts 2010 / City Museum / Polička

2011

Against the Gray / DOX – Centre for Contemporary Art / Prague
Fig. 2011 / Galerie NoD / Prague
Out from the Outside, In from the Inside (with Martin Krajc) / Galerie Sýpka / Valašské Meziříčí
The Antithesis of Painting / Gallery of Art Critics / Prague
Czech Painting of Generation Y / Wannieck Gallery / Brno

2012

Critics Award Finalists 2012 / Gallery of Art Critics / Prague
Critical Selection (with Martin Krajc) / Galerie Caesar / Olomouc
Pets / Bredgade Kunsthandel / Copenhagen, Denmark
Jenewein – Exhibition of work from the 12th annual Symposium / Felix Jenewein Gallery / Kutná Hora
Young Stars – Exhibition of work from the 1st annual Symposium / Miroslav Kubík Gallery / Litomyšl
Fig. in Vysočina / Vysočina Regional Art Gallery / Jihlava

2013

Fig. Catalogue Fig. / First Floor Gallery / Prague
Fig. Project / Art Prague 2013 / Prague
Outline! / Brno House of Arts / Brno
Skeleton in Tomato Sauce – Exhibition from the WG Collections / Wannieck Gallery / Brno
From Landscape to Landscape / Zdeněk Sklenář Gallery Chambre à part / Prague

2014

Industrial Revolution 2 / VP1 / Ostrava
Up-Youth / Times Art Museum / Beijing, China
Golden Age / The Brno House of Arts / Brno

2015

From Our Time / Zdeněk Sklenář Gallery / Litomyšl

2016

Another Fields / Galerie Kritiků / Prague
The Historicode / Baijia Lake Museum Nanjing / Nanjing, China
Another Fields / Vision´s Gallery / Tokyo
The Extended Painting: Between the Figurative and the Abstract / Prague House / Brussels

2017

Focused on nonspecific / Gelerie Topičův Salon / Prague
1685 Days and nights / Galerie Zdeněk Sklenář / Prague
Crack of Consciousness and Material / ArtDepot Gallery, Beijing
Prague Power Boost – Krištof Kintera / Josef Achrer / Marek Číhal /
Ludwig Museum / Koblenz, Germany

AWARDS

2012

Art Critics Award for Young Painting

2014

Jan Světlík Art Award

Inclusion in collections

Times Art Museum / Beijing, China
Bloomage International Investments / Beijing, China
Huan Yu Private Collection / China
Henri and Claude de Saint Pierre Collection / Paris
Faupel Collection / Berlin
Collection of SOHO China / Beijing
ArtDepot Gallery / Beijing
GMU - Galerie Moderního Umění / Hradec Králové
GASK - Galerie Středočeského kraje / Kutná Hora
Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic / Prague
Galerie Zdeněk Sklenář / Prague
SVETLIK ART FOUNDATION / Ostrava
8SMIČKA / Humpolec
Lettenmayer Collection / Prague
Galerie Behémót / Prague
Fait Gallery / Brno
Wannieck Gallery / Brno
Galerie Miroslava Kubíka / Litomyšl
Galerie Felixe Jeneweina / Kutná Hora

...and other private collections

CONTACT

+420 776 801 608, josefachrer@gmail.com

WEB

www.achrer.net