C  H  R  I  S  T  I  N  A          b a r t o n i c e k

Born in Austria, but with strong ties to the Czech Republic, I am currently a Printmaker based out of Gainesville, Florida. My interest lies in combining the traditional imagery of Czech culture, pattern and the natural world displayed through Print media. Though most recently I've been caught in the wild flora of Florida...

Education                                                                                     

State University of New York at New Paltz                                                                      
Bachelors of Fine Arts in Printmaking 
Dean’s List, 2009-2013 
GPA 3.58

Exhibitions

08/2019  Summer Showcase  Gainesville, FL
07/2019  Flora Tropicale  Gainesville, FL 
06/2019  Solo Show  Gainesville, FL
05/2019  P.O. Box America  Gainesville, FL
04/2019  Objects Printed: Reconsidering the Material World  Denton, TX
02/2019  Saturate  Gainesville, FL
11/2018   Off The Wall: Sweetwater Fairy Tales  Gainesville, FL
10/2018  Creative Community Initiative Group Show  Gainesville, FL
10/2018  Open Door Prints  Gainesville, FL
08/2018  Recurring Rhythm  Gainesville, FL
04/2018  Folk Art  Gainesville, FL
04/2018  A Short History of Male-Pattern Baldness Las Vegas, NV
03/2018  Pattern Placement Gainesville, FL
08/2017  Patterns and Repetition Burlington, VT
09/2017  Art Hop Burlington, VT
09/2016  Art Hop Burlington, VT
06/2016  Art + Soul  Burlington, VT
09/2015  Art Hop Burlington, VT
08/2014  Taking Residence Rochester, NY
06/2014  6x6 Rochester, NY
04/2014  College Collective Rochester, NY
04/2013  Across 3 Lands New Paltz, NY
11/2012  Wolfbat and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow New Paltz, NY
09/2012  Clothesline Show New Paltz, NY
04/2012  Curiosities New Paltz, NY
03/2011  8th Annual Wood Show New Paltz, NY

Experience

02/2018-present  Gallery Manager Somewhere Along The Way
04/2013-present  Independent Artist Open Door Prints
11/2017  Artist-in-Residence Sparkbox Studio
08/2013-08/2014  Artist-in-Residence Genesee Center for Arts and Education
03/2014 Printer for Mirko Pylyshenko
09/2013-04/2014  Shop Printer Match Play Custom Apparel
07/2013  Printer's Assistant to artist Suzanne Stokes at Women's Studio Workshop
08/2012-05/2013  Skilled Printmaking Technician SUNY New Paltz



Interests

Patterns , folk art, the natural world, sustainability, home, bright colors & happy spaces.

Currently

Working out of my own studio in Gainesville, FL & managing a gallery downtown 

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