Education

2009, Central Saint Martins - University of the Arts London

 

Awards, Grants and Commissions

2016, Nominated for The Hospital Club h.Club 100 Award in Art, Design and Craft category; nominated by Rosy Greenlees OBE, Julie Lomax and Aneeqa Khan
2016, Recipient of Perrier-Jouët Arts Salon Prize; nominated by Alice Kettle
2015, Recipient of Peter Collingwood Trust Award
2015, Recipient of Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England
2014, Shortlisted and Runner-Up, The Arts Foundation Fellowship for Materials Innovation 2015 supported by the Clothworkers' Foundation; nominated by Rosy Greenlees OBE
2014, Recipient of Best in Show and First Prize in Wall Hung Pieces in Geoffrey Squire Memorial Competition `Silvery Threads`, The Costume and Textile Association for Norfolk Museums
2013, Recipient of Best Work award, craft&design magazine
2010, Recipient of Wall Hanging Award, The Worshipful Company of Weavers and the Victoria and Albert Museum

 

Selected Exhibitions

2017 - 'Threadways', Group exhibition, Växjö City Art Gallery, Sweden
2017 - 'Beyond the Surface, Observing the Inner Structure', Solo exhibition, CSC, Farnham
2017 - 'Clearing', Collect Spotlights at Collect, Saatchi Gallery, London
2016 - 'Joints + Bones', Group exhibition, The Aram Gallery, London
2016 - 'Weaving with Light, The Forest of Architectural Monofilament', Solo exhibition curator: Julia Royse, presented by Perrier-Jouët Arts Salon, CAA, London
2016 - 'Prospero's Charm, Art to Enchant', Group exhibition presented by Joanna Bird, London
2016 - Design Days Dubai, Group exhibition presented by Crafts Council UK, Dubai, UAE
2015 - Ornament, Group exhibition, nominated by The Whitworth, curator: Victoria Scholes, Manchester
2015 - Future Heritage, Group exhibition, curator: Corinne Julius; Decorex, London
2015 - Collect Open, Group exhibition, curator: Julia Ravenscroft, CC, Saatchi Gallery, London
2014 - 2015 'Building with Textiles', curator: Suzan Russeler, TextielMuseum Tilburg, NL
2014 - 'Silvery Threads', Costume and Textile Association for Norfolk Museums, The Hostry, Norwich Cathedral, Norwich

 

Talks, Lectures and Workshops

2017, 23rd Sep: The Skeleton of an Idea, lecture, VÄV 2017, Sweden
2017, 14th Mar: Conversation in Design - Designing Difference, debate, chaired by Charlotte Abrahams, Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, London
2017, 26th Jan: Tales from Designology Weaving Futures, PechaKucha talk, Late Debate, London Transport Museum
2016, 16th Mar: Light and Shadow, workshop, organised by British Council, American University of Sharjah, UAE
2016, 15th Mar: Light and Shadow, workshop, organised by British Council, Design Days Dubai 2016, UAE
2015, 10th May: Materials Reborn?, debate with Materials Innovation nominees, chaired by Shelley Warren from The Arts Foundation, Collect 2015, London

 

Public and Private Collections

The Worshipful Company of Weavers
Victoria & Albert Museum
materiO Paris and materiO Brussels
Several works held in private collections in the United Kingdom and Europe

 

Selected Publications

Treggiden, Katie: “From Art Deco to X-rays”, Crafts, Issue No 261, p. 94
Ignell, Tina: “Transparent Pathways”, VÄV Vävmagasinet, No.2/2016, p.30-32
Julius, Corinne: “The Bones of an Idea”, Selvedge, September 2015, p.56-57
Lloyd-Jones, Teleri: “Show and Tell”, Crafts, Issue No 255, July/August 2015, p 14-15
Parniczky, Rita: “Skeleton of Fabrics”, The Journal for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers, Issue No 253, Spring 2015, p. 6-8
Chambers, Rachael: “The X-Ray Factor”, craft & design magazine, cover and article, April/May 2014, p. 6-8
Upward, Lucy: “X-Ray Vision”, Cover, Autumn 2013, p. 46-49
Ross, Calum Castoro: “10 for 2010: A selection of interviews with the year’s up and coming creative talents”, Bread & Butter Publishing 2010, p. 44-51

 

Selected E-Publications

Chawla, Purva (2017, 9th January) "Looking inside a material - A new woven language", MaterialDriven
Buck, Louisa (2016, 14 July) “Exhibition Round Up”, The Art Newspaper
Lloyd-Jones, Teleri (2016, 6 July) “Rita Parniczky: Weaving with Light”, UAL: Central Saint Martins News
Bertoli, Rosa (2016, 8 June) “The Beauty of Making: Rita Parniczky wins Perrier-Jouët Arts Salon Prize”, Wallpaper
Blomfield, Anna (2016, 21 June) “The A-List: Weaving with Light”, Vanity Fair UK
Alioto, Daisy, (2016, 29 March) “Design Days Dubai 2016: Rita Parniczky's textiles lay their threads bare”, Wallpaper

 

Academic

Mentor: University of the Arts London; Somerset Art Works
Visiting Lecturer: Norwich University of the Arts; Central Saint Martins; University for the Creative Arts; The Cass
Guest Speaker: Crafts Council
Workshops: British Council
Weave Technical Support: Royal College of Arts