AWARDS & EXHIBITIONS

    1972    

    Begins to publish and exhibit photographs and he receives 1st place

    in Slovak photography exhibition.

    1973   

    Exhibits abroad for the first time at  the Torino Photographic Salon (Italy).

    1974    

    Author’s first individual exhibition in Kosice (Slovakia).

    1979   

    Begins to create as a freelance photographer – illustrator in advertising photography.

    Author’s first individual exhibition abroad  Helsinki (Finland).

    Photos in Annual Photography Year Book 1979 (England).

    Photos in magazines Camerart (Japan) and Kamera Lehti (Finland).

    1977   

    First awards at international expositions in Rosario (Argentina) and Gijon (Spain).

    A member of Photographic Society of America (PSA).

    1983    

    Exhibition “Pictures from under Rozsutec” in Gallery Kotva, Prague (Czech Republic).

    Award of the Quick magazine (Germany) between 130.000 photos.

    Visited abroad Western Europe for the first time.

    1984    

    A member of Australian Photographic Society (APS).

    Awards International Photo Salons Southampton (England) and Graz (Austria).

    A member of Slovak Union of Visual Arts (SVU).

    1985    

    Publishing in the magazines Image (Australia), Fotografie (NDR), Australian Photography (Australia).

    Publishing in the Annual Photography Year Book 1985 (England).

    Takes pictures in Paris (France).

    1986    

    Publishing in the annual “Europäische Fotografen” (BRD) and publication “Slovak Foto 3” (Slovakia).

    1987   

    Participation in the workshop R.I.P. Arles (France).

    Group exhibition of Czechoslovak photography in Budapest (Hungary).

    1988    

    Author’s exposition and his attendance at the opening of Linhof Gallery, Munich (Germany).

    Author’s exposition in Povazska Gallery of Art, Zilina (Slovakia).

    Photos in the History of Slovak Photography (L. Hlavac).

    1991   

    Founding of his own company ABV Studio.

    1994   

    Fashion photography in New York (USA)

    1995    

    Takes pictures in New York (USA).

    He begins to take pictures on a personal project "From intimate diary".

    2000    

    Photos in “Photo Annual 2000” (Graphis publishing, New York, USA).

    Photos in “Nude 3” (Graphis publishing, New York, USA).

    2002   

    Author’s symbolic exposition “New York – Days Before…”, Palfy Palace, Bratislava (Slovakia).

    2003    

    Author’s exhibition “New York – Days Before…”, Saris Gallery, Presov (Slovakia).

    Bard College (USA) purchases his photography for their collection.

    Build own Photo studio.

    2004    

    QEP certificate (Qualified European Photographer) from Federation of European Photographers (FEP).

    Titul AFIAP from international organisation FIAP.

    Member of international organisations FEP and FIAP.

    Take pictures for KIA the metamorphosis of the land and construction of factory KIA Motors Slovakia,

    Zilina (Slovakia).

    Renames his company to Photography factory.

    2005   

    Author’s exhibition “Footprints” (metamorphosis of land – Kia construction), Gold Wing Gallery, Zilina (Slovakia).

    Publication of members of QEP certificate from FEP.

    2006  

    Nomination on “Henkel Art Awards”, Vienna (Austria).

    Nomination on award “The Personality of Slovak Photography”.

    Photos in “Foto SK 2006” – almanac of selection of 13 Slovak photographers (PhDr. M. Pauer).

    Member of Professional Photographers Association of Czech Republic (AFCR).

    Exhibition of the contemporary art, Povazska Gallery of Art, Zilina (Slovakia).

    2007    

    Exhibition “Foto SK 2006”, Bratislava, (Slovakia) and Budapest (Hungary).

    Author’s individual exposition “Body Shapes”, Czestochowa, (Poland).

    Take pictures of countryside in Tuscany (Italy). and The National Parks in Western USA.

    Publishing a book “KIA 2004 -2007” (Slovakia).

    Places own photos into interior of SSE company (Slovakia).

    2008  

    Group exhibition “Foto SK 2006”, Berlaymont,  Brussels (Belgium).

    Group exhibition and publication “Selection” of Professional Photographers Association of Czech Republic,

    Group exhibition of Slovak members FIAP „Slovak retrospektive“, Bratislava (Slovakia)

    Photos in Photo Art – magazin fine art photography (Czech Republic).

    First author´s photo book „Pictures under Rozsutec“ and Second author´s photo book „ Zilina- photos“.

    Group exhibition „Lux Collegium“, Bratislava (Slovensko) a Moravská Trebová (Czech Republic).

    Author’s individual exhibition „From intimate diary“,  PGU Žilina (Slovakia).

    Take pictures of The National parks in Western USA.

    2009

    Places own photos into interior of Town Hall Martin (Slovakia) and SSE company (Slovakia).

    Silver and bronze Awards from FEP, Brusel (Belgicko).

    Author’s exhibition „Western Amerika“, hotel Victoria, Martin (Slovakia).

    Author’s exhibition „Pictures under Rozsutec“, Buchcafé, Karlsruhe (Germany).

    Group exhibition „A pleasant addiction “, Moravian Gallery, Brno (Czech Republic).

    Takes picture of landscapes  Brittany and Paris.

    2010

    Gold Awards from FEP, Brusel (Belgie).

    Places own photos into new interior of SSE company (Slovakia).

    Author’s individual exhibition „From intimate diary“, Slovak institut, Berlin, (Germany).

    Group exhibition „ Selection 2“, Vsetín (Czech Republic).

    Group exhibition „Slovak retrospective“ Slovak institut, Budapest (Hungary).

    Takes Picture landscapes  Brittany , Paris and Tuscany (Italy).

     2011   

    Author’s exhibition „From intimate diary“, Orava Gallery, Dolný Kubín (Slovakia).

    Take pictures of The National parks in Western USA  and landscapes in Tuscany (Italy).

    He starts like free-lance photographer in your own studio.

    2012

    Group exhibition of the members of Slovak Union of Visual Arts (SVU), Košice (Slovakia).

    Beginning teacher at the Secondary scholl sv. Jozefa Robotníka, Zilina (Slovakia).

     2013

    Author’s individual exhibition „From intimate diary“, Slovak institut Moscow (Russia).

    Bronze Award from Pano Awards (Australia) for landscape panoramic photos.

    2014

    Take pictures of The National parks in Western and Central USA.

    Finalist of competition FEP - landscape photos.

    Author’s exhibition „From intimate diary“, University of Zilina, Zilina (Slovakia).

    2015

    Author’s exhibition Park 1977/ 2015, Žilina (Slovakia).

    Author´s exhibition „Secrets“, Castle fy Rona, Lednické Rovne (Slovakia).

    Author´s exhibition „Selection From Intimate Diary“ SOHO Gallery, Žilina (Slovakia).

    Group exhibition FORMA, Umelka Gallery, Bratislava (Slovakia).

    Group exhibition „Between Volga and Danube river“, Aircraft Gallery, (Bratislava (Slovakia).

    2016

    Publishing author´s photobooks „ Intimate“ and „ Route 66“.

    Author’s individual exhibition „Landscape of my heart“, Slovak house, Prague (Czech republic)

    Author’s individual exhibition „Park 1977/2016“ , City Hall of Zilina , (Slovakia).

    Group exhibition, SOHO Gallery, Žilina (Slovakia).

    Takes pictures oflandscape USA on the Pacific coast and desert White Sands to realize its own project

    “The NeverEnding Story  of Planet Earth” .

    Present day

    He directs his work to advertising and fine art photography. In the past years, he has cooperated

    with glass companies in Slovakia and abroad when doing advertising photography, catalogues for

    the visual and utility glass.


      Address:     Klemensova 15, 010 01 Zilina, Slovakiia,  

                      E-mail: vladobaca(a)vladobaca.sk   www.vladobaca.sk


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