Radka UrbanováBorn in Prague, she graduated at the High school of Art and Design in Prague, Department of Toy, led by professor Viktor Fixl. Right after finishing her studies she worked as a puppet maker. Since 1984 she has been working with enamel.
She regularly attends International symposiums focused on the enamel — in Hungarian Kecskemét, in Slovak Nesvady and the Czech Trienalle in Frýdek-Místek.
Awards: 1997, 2004 - Grand Prix International Enamel Symposium Kecskemét (Hungary), 1998 - Award of world exhibition of enamel in Tokyo (Japan), 2010 - Award of symposium in Nesvady (slovakia).
Exhibitions: Prague and other cities in Czech Republic; Paris, Saint-Amand-les-Eaux, Limoges — France; Tokyo — Japan; Kecskemét — Hungary; Basel — Switzerland; Karlsruhe — Germany.
„Creatures“ by Radka Urbanová are specific with their grotesque, gentle playfulness and precise conduct of details. Some of the creatures are movable. At the same time Radka Urbanová makes decorative objects from textile. She prefers usage of velveteen. Her main focus is on a cat shape pillows. Figures of the cats are hand dyed and painted. She makes others gift objects with great portion of hand work in limited editions.
She has exhibitions in galleries and shops of family business Adelaide.
Radka UrbanováBlodkova 2, 130 00 PRAHA 3
phone: +420 605 255 946
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Adelaide shopBlodkova 2, Praha 3 , 130 00
The store is focused on a lot of small and bigger gifts. There are enamels by Radka and Magdalena Urbanova, works by Czech artists and selected pieces from wholesale — all in reasonable price range. An important part of the business is children's clothing collection Adelaide as well as men's, women's and children's T-shirts and accessories by fashion brand Adelaide. You may find scarves, bags, gloves — all hand-colored, with author prints, and painted on.
Our small shop has got into the Japanese and Russian guides without our doing anything.
Gallery MiaouPohořelec 26, Praha 1, 118 00
Do you like cats? You can find them there in many different designs. This gallery is focused mainly on the works of Czech artists and jewelers. There are also enamels by Radka and Magdalena Urbanová including enamel images, Jablonec Czech jewelery, interesting soaps from Czech manufacturies, original souvenirs and velvet cats from Radka's workshop.
In the back of the gallery is a floral studio by Eliška Černá – a combination of fresh hand-tied flowers and small gifts creates homely and feelgood space of fragrances and colors.
Gallery AdelaideJungmannova 3, Praha 1, 110 00
In this clothing gallery you'll find only original handmade works. There is a wide range of hand painted, printed and painted on clothes and accessories, author's jewelery and painted furniture from the workshop of Adelaide. You will also find there images and clock with motif of enamel images by Radka Urbanová.
Blodkova 2, Praha 3 , 130 00
Mo - Fr 10:00 - 18:00, Sa 10:00 -12:00
Pohořelec 26, Praha 1, 118 00
Mo – Su 10:00 - 18:00
Jungmannova 3, Praha 1, 110 00
Mo - Fr 10:00 - 19:00, Sa 10:00 - 17:00
Radka Urbanová has three daughters.
First born Magdalena (1971) studied ethnography on Charles University in Prague. She makes enamel jewelry as well as Radka.
Adéla (1973) is her second daughter. She designs and realizes auctorial clothes. These clothes are hand dyed with unique prints and paintings. Since 1994, she is an owner of family business Adelaide.
Last daughter Kristina (1975) works at home decorating. She uses method of scrapbooking.
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