About me

ABOUT ME


Martin VARHO Varholik


BIO

Martin Varholik was born in Poprad, Czechoslovakia. After graduation in architecture he worked as assistant of Prof. Milota Havránková at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, department of Photography and new media. He visited and organized workshops about photography in Slovakia, France and USA. In 2008 he moved to Bad-Deutsch Altenburg in Austria. Today he lives and works both in Slovakia. He presented his art at solo and group exhibitions in Slovakia, Moscow, Paris, New Yor, Vienna, Amsterdam, Prague and other places in Europe. His artworks are placed in private collections of art in Europe and USA including the collection of Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum a Agora Gallery NY. His work was awarded in severeal international competitions of art.



MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, Bratislava, SK

Agora Gallery, 530 West 25th Street New York, NY 10001,

House of Photography, Liptovsky Mikulas, SK

Private collections in EU and USA



SELECTED SOLOSHOW

2018 ONE INFINITH, Pálffy palace, Bratislava, opening by prezident SR Andrej Kiska

2013 – 2018 A SPACE, private studio with gallery, Bratislava, SK

2015 PARADOXX, Dalo, Bratislava, SK

2013 – 2016 A GALEERIA, private studio with gallery, Bratislava, SK

2012 iPOP, Slovak institute, Moscow, RU

2011 iPOP, MONTH OF PHOTOGRAPHY, SEDF, Bratislava, SK

2011 iPOP, CASA DOLCE, STARY SMOKOVEC, HIGH TATRAS, SK

2010 iREALITY, Galéria Novostavieb, Bratislava, SK

2009 VARHO, Café Scherz, Bratislava, SK

2008 CITY LANDSCAPE, Next Apache, Bratislava, SK

2007 VARHO, Hot Shots, Bratislava, SK

2006 MARTIN VARHOLIK, Buddhabar, Bratislava, SK



AWARDS

2013 AMERICAN ART AWARDS, 1st and 2nd place in the Innovative category

2011 NATIONAL COLLAGE SOCIETY, 1st place

2011 AMERICAN ART AWARDS, 1st place in the Innovative category



SELECTED Groupshow

2019 CROSSROADS, Gallery of Arts Spiš, Spišská Nová Ves, SK

2014 ENIGMATIC REALMS, AGORA gallery, NY

2013 VIENNA SHOWCASE, Palais Schönborn – Museum of Young Art, Wien, AT

2012 AMSTERDAM SHOWCASE, De Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, NL

2012 OPEN PORTFOLIO NIGHT, FOTOFEST 2012, Paris, FR

2012 SEPTEMBRE A L’ART, Gallery PHOCEA, Marseille, FR

2012 HOMMAGE a MARKUS PRACHENSKY, Gallery DANUBIANA, Bratislava, SK

2011 DANUBE BIENNALE, Gallery DANUBIANA, Bratislava, SK

2010 SHiFT in MeDIUM, Gallery PF01, Panenská 29, Bratislava, SK

2007 DE LA TOILE AUX MURS, Vingtième, Fribourg, CH

2006 DESIGN SLOVAKIA 06, Messe Wien, AT

2006 FOLK & FASHION CONFRONTATION, Gallery ÚĽUV, Bratislava, SK

2004 URBAN GUYS, Month of Photography, Bratislava, SK