Erik Sikora/ 1986



Education:
2001 - 2005 Secondary Technical School of Fine Arts, Košice
2005 – 2011 Academy of Fine Arts in Prague:
School of New media I. : Michael Bielický, Markus Huemer
School of Painting II: Vladimír Skrepl
Studio of Guest: Magdalena Jetelová
Studio of Guest: Florian Reither - Gelitin Group (AT)
School of Conceptual Tendencies: Miloš Šejn
2009 – University of Arts London, Camberwell College of Fine Arts

Exhibitions:
Group exhibitions:
2010
Trial (Our house) / Trial Trail
Atelierhaus der Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna
Transgression, An exhibition of video and media art from Czech republic, curator: Gabriela Jurkovič,
Videotage, Honkong
2011
Transgressions, curator: Vera Mlechevska,
Gallery Credo Bonum, Sofia
Performance Lab: Exploring Contemporary Czech Performance,
DOX, Prague
How to Begin from the Beginning, (Fail Again, Fail Better),
Galerie Futura, Prague
PragueBiennale 5,
Microna, Prague
DIPLOMA AVU 2011, exhibition of graduated students of AVU
Karlín Halls, Prague
The End and Beyond, curator: Vera Mlechevska,
The Ancient Bath, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
1 + (1+1) +1, Eja Devečková, Aleš Čermák, Erik Sikora,
Meetfactory, Prague
2012
A word never far removed : Compilation, SUB URBAN VIDEO LOUNGE,
Rotterdam, Holland
2013
Medzicentrum IV
workshop and exhibition
Výmenník Štítová, Košice
Oskar Čepan Award 2013
Pisztoryho palác, Bratislava
2014
24 hours
Lucie Mičíková (CZ), Dorota Kenderová (SK), Soňa Goscinski (AU), Samuel Schaab (AU), Erik Sikora (SK), Tomáš
Jetela (CZ) , Jan Chlup (CZ)
Kasárne/Kulturpark, Košice
Núdzový program spracovania odpadu / Emergency program for trash recycling
Beáta Kolbašovská, Erik Sikora, Jakub Pišek, Richard Kitta
Bunker - Nitra Gallery, Nitra
2015
Art´s Birthday 2015
Praha v Brně, Brno
Rožňava radials 2.0.1
Central Slovakian Gallery, Banská Bystrica
Zlínský salon mladých / Zlín Youth Salon 2015
Gallery Zlín
Novodobý romantizmus / Contemporary romantism
The City Gallery of Bratislava, Bratislava
2016
Newrope, (Ode to joy?)
Nitra gallery, Nitra
Dada 100
Tabačka Gallery, Košice
2017
Postinternet spray
Signal Festival, Prague
No go no reply
Kunsthalle Košice
2018
I am 25 and I have a plan
Tabačka Gallery, Košice
Solo exhibitions:
2010
Výšťava, curator Radovan Čerevka,
Make Up Gallery / Kasárne/Kulturpark, Košice, Slovakia
2011
Erik Sikora, Tvoridlo,
Gallery Pavilon, Prague
2013
Introspektiva / Introspective
curator: Jiří Ptáček
Fotograf Gallery, Prague
2014
Tešenie / Joyness
Open Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2016
Forecast and Aftercast, Predpovede a popovede, curators: František Kowolowski a Marta Fišerová
House of Arts, Brno
2017
Svišť/Rorýs/Swift
Gallery Zlín
2018
Intermagnet
Vunu Gallery, Košice

Prizes:
Leif Rumke Preis 2008 (with Klára Jirková),
Munchen, Germany
Nomination for ESSL Award 2011
Finalist of Oskár Čepan Award 2013, YVAA – Young Visual Artists Awards
Winner of Zlín Youth Salon, Igor Kalný Award, 2015