Biographical data - Karol Felix

Karol Felix is one of the best Slovak artist. He deals with a graphic, painter, drawing, illustration and post stamp art. Felix took part of the many international exhibitions and competitions, where was awarded by many important prizes. He is member of the association G-Bod and association N´89.

Biographical data

1961 – born 26th July in Košice (Slovakia)
1980 1981 Pedagogic faculty Nitra, Department of Fine art education and Slovak language
1981 1987 Academy of fine arts in Bratislava, Department of the Graphic Art and Book Illustration. Prof. A. Brunovský
1987 1988 Fine Art Studio of Czechoslovak Army in Praha
1990 – Scholarship in the Frans Masereel Centre in Kasterlee, Netherlands
1990 – Co-operation with the printer Martin Štěpánek M’ ART PRINT STUDIO
1991 – Scholar ship in Taylor Foundation Paris, France
2000 – Scholar ship in USA


1989 Nitra, Youth Gallery
1990 Kasterlee, Frans Masereel Centre (Belgium)
         Sint Niklaas, Town Gallery (Belgium)
         Sobotka, Šolc´s  estate (Czech republic)
         Prague, Art book Gallery (Czech republic)
1991 Oostzaan, The Town Gallery (Netherlands)
1995 Nitra, Mart Gallery (Slovakia)
         Lisabon, Casa Potthof (Portugal)
         Buchlovice, The Castle Gallery (Czech republic)
         Martin, Hoechst Biotika Gallery (Slovakia)
1996 Galanta, The Castle Gallery (Slovakia)
         Nitra, Club of Theater Tatra (Slovakia)
         Prague, Gallery U Prstenů (Czech republic)
         Nitra, The Town Museum (Slovakia)
         Topolčianky, The Castle Gallery (Slovakia)
1998 Bratislava, Gallery Nova (Slovakia)
         Prague, Gallery of the Slovak Institute (Czech republic)
         Antwerp, Gallery of the Graphic art (Belgium)
1999 Křižovice, Gallery Z ruky (Czech republic)
Uherské Hradiště, Gallery U Sovy (Czech republic)
2000 Bratislava, Gallery Michalský dvor (Slovakia)
         Berlin, Slovak Institute (Germany)
         Chicago (USA)

Prices and Awards

1984 Ist Prize in the competition of Czechoslovak schools
1987 Chancellor s Honourable appreciation of the Academy of fine Arts, Bratislava (Slovakia)
1988 Prize of the Institute Matica slovenská in the competition ”Most beautiful book of the Year in Czechoslovakia”
1989 Prize of the Town Sint Niklaas in the International Biennial of the Small Graphic Forms, Sint Niklaas (Belgium)
1993 Main prize in the International exhibition ”Woman in Ex libris”, Kiev (Ukraine)
         Grand Prix in the International Biennial Ex Libris, Havířov (Czech republic)
1994 Medal for the best collection in the 15th Biennial of Ex libris, Malbork (Poland)
         Prize in the Competition ”Most beautiful book of the Year 1993 in Slovakia”
         1st prize ”Most beautiful post stamp of the Year 1993 in Slovakia”
1995 Honourable appreciation of the Slovak Graphic Association in the 1st Triennial Ex libris, Bratislava
         Honourable medal in the 6th International Biennial of the Small Graphic Forms, Ostrów Wielkopolski (Poland)
         2nd prize in the 10th International Exhibition of Miniature Art, Toronto (Canada)
1996 Prix Charbonnel in the ”Ex libris 21. siécle”, Paris (France)
         Prize in the 9th Space International Miniature Print, Seoul (South Korea)
1997 Honourable medal in the 7th International Biennial of the Small Graphic Forms, Ostrów Wielkopolski (Poland)
1999 Prize in the exhibition Ex libris and Small Prints, Wroclaw (Poland)

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