Annamária Mikulik
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Annamaria Mikulik is a talented Slovak designer focusing on contemporary jewelry. She graduated from The Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, Slovakia. She also studied at The University of Plymouth, UK and Center for Environmental Planning and Technology, Ahmedabad, India. She is a member of Slovak Union of Visual Arts as well as Slovak Union of Contemporary Jewelry AURA. Her creativity is influenced by her various fields of studies. She is a winner of numerous design competitions.

Statement
My latest collections of contemporary jewelry are inspired by nature. I am interpreting the paradox of materialization of natural forms by synthetic materials. Through my jewelry, I am trying to show the worlds warning statistics about replacing true nature with fake illusions.

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions (selected)
2012 material nature, Tatranská galéria, Poprad, Slovakia
2012 contemporary jewellery, Muzeum Nowy Sacz, Poland
2011 Mémoires, Dunajec castle, Niedzica, Poland
2010 RETRO_DESIGN, Šariská Galéria Prešov, Tatranská Galéria Poprad, Slovakia

Group Exhibitions (selected)
2007 Fórum dizajnu ´07, Nitra, Slovakia
2006 International jewellery symposium, Kremnica, Slovakia
2004 ART & INTERIOR, international design exhibition, Prague, Czech republic
2003 International jewellery symposium, Kremnica, Slovakia

Biography

Annamária Mikulik, 1984, Stará Ľubovňa, Slovakia

Education
2008 Master Degree, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia
2007 Internship, University of Plymouth, Exeter, United Kingdom
2006 Bachelor Degree, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia
2005 Internship, CEPT, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India
2002 Graduation, High school of Applied Arts, Department of Toy design, Kremnica, Slovakia

Professional Positions
2011 Owner of brand ammariel – contemporary jewellery

Awards
2005 DESIGNBOOM - International design competition, Teenage furniture, one of the best works
2002 YOUNG PACKAGING, international design competition in packaging, 3rd place
2001 YOUNG PACKAGING, international design competition in packaging, 1st place

Collections and Acquisitions
Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia

Professional Developments
2005 Garba, international workshop organised by EU, Montescaglioso, Italy
2005 Product Design Workshop, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India
2005 DETM, Conference org. by National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India

Memberships
2002 Slovak Union of Visual Arts, Slovak union of contemporary jewellery - AURA, member, Bratislava, Slovakia

2016, Klimt02, international platform for contemporary jewellery, member, Barcelona, Spain

2016, Associaton for Contemporary Jewellery, member, United Kingdom

More Images

Image 1
Annamária Mikulik, Brooch: nature - fake illusions, 2015 Silver, textile 5 x 2 x 9 cm
Image 2
Annamária Mikulik, Necklace: nature - fake illusions, 2015 Silver, plastic 23 x 10 x 23 cm
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Annamária Mikulik, Necklace: nature - fake illusions, 2015 Silver, plastic 23 x 10 x 23 cm