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art educator

Stanislav Libensky, Czech Art educator. Decorated chevalier Order Arts and Letters (France); recipient Grand Prix Expo 58 Brussels; Gold medal VIII Biennale Sao Paulo, Brasil, 1966, Herder prize Vienna, Austria, 1975, Rakow award, Corning, New York, 1984; Glass Art Society lifetime Achievement Award, Boston, 1996. M C.

Background

Libensky, Stanislav was born on March 27, 1921 in Sezemice, Czech Republic. Son of Emil and Hedvika (Mizlerova) Libensky.

Education

Master of Fine Arts, Academy Applied Art, Praha, Czech Republic, 1987. Doctor (honorary), Royal College Art, London, 1994. Doctor (honorary), University Suntherland, England, 1999.

Doctor (honorary), Rhode Island School Design, 2000. Doctor (honorary), Royal College Art. District Attorney (honorary), University Suntherland G. Britanien.

Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Rhode Island School of Design.

Career

Professor, chair department glass Academy Applied Art, Praha, 1963-1987. Chair Czech Glass Artists Union, Prague, 1989-1992, Czech Artist Union, Prague, 1968-1969, lecturer, Ohio State, Berkeley, Pilchuck Glass School (established Libensky award). Exhibitions include IUC Hall, Paris, 1962-1964, Prague Castle, 1964-1969, River of Life Expo, Osaka, 1967-1970, Cornin Museum, New York, 1978-1980, Chapel Horsvskytyn, 1990-1991, Corning Inc.

Building, New York City, 1991-1993, Kioi Hall, Tokyo, 1994-1995, Kameoka, Kyoto, Japan, 1998, Sao Paulo, 1965, Rio de Janeiro, 1966, Finland, 1984, Zurich, 1990, Yokohama, 1995, National Gallery, Prague, 1989, American Craft Museum, New York, 1996, Brno, Czech Republic, 1996, Venezia Palazzo Ducale, 1996, Lausane Museé des Art, 1997, Bergamo Piazza Vecchia, 1998, Prague Carolinum, 2000.

Connections

Married Jaroslava Brychtova, April 1963. Children: Jaroslav, Milos, Alena.

father:
Emil Libensky

mother:
Hedvika (Mizlerova) Libensky

spouse:
Jaroslava Brychtova

child:
Milos Libensky

child:
Jaroslav Libensky

child:
Alena Libensky