Lives and works in London, United Kingdom.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017 - 'Beyond the Surface, Observing the Inner Structure', Solo exhibition; CSC, Farnham
2016 - 'Weaving with Light, The Forest of Architectural Monofilament', Solo exhibition, curator: Julia Royse, presented by Perrier-Jouët Arts Salon; CAA, London

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 - 'Defining Structure'; The Cello Factory, London Waterloo
2018 - 'Here's the Thing'; Whitefriars Gallery, London
2018 - 'Matter'; Whitefriars Gallery, London
2017 - 'Showcase Edition three'; Space Studios Gallery, London
2017 - 'Threadways'; Växjö City Art Gallery, Sweden
2016 - Design Days Dubai; presented by Crafts Council UK; Dubai, UAE
2015 - Ornament; nominated by The Whitworth, curator: Victoria Scholes; Manchester
2015 - Future Heritage; curator: Corinne Julius; supported by Decorex/UBM; Syon Park, London
2015 - Collect Open;  curator: Julia Ravenscroft; Saatchi Gallery, London
2014 - 2015 'Building with Textiles', curator: Suzan Russeler; TextielMuseum Tilburg, NL

 

Awards

2018, Recipient of Theo Moorman Trust Award
2018, Recipient of a-n Artist Bursaries, a-n The Artists Information Company
2017, Nominated for The Arts Foundation Fellowship 2018 by Julia Lohmann
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

 

Public and Private Collections

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

 

Selected Talks, Discussions and Teaching

2019, 29th July - 4th August: Another Meaning, 7-day workshop, Sätergläntan Institutet för slöjd och hantverk, Sweden
2018, North Kensington Arts, 2-session workshop, organised by Acava, funded by NHS, London
2018, Arts for Wellbeing: Everyday (The AWE Project), 4-session workshop, organised by Acava, funded by NHS, London
2017, Beyond the Surface, Observing the Inner Structure, artist's talk, Farnham
2017, The Skeleton of an Idea, artist's talk, VÄV 2017, Växjö, Sweden
2017, Tales from Designology Weaving Futures, PechaKucha talk, Late Debate, London Transport Museum
2016, Light and Shadow, workshop, organised by British Council, American University of Sharjah and Design Days Dubai 2016, UAE
2015, Materials Reborn?, debate with Materials Innovation nominees, chaired by The Arts Foundation director Shelley Warren, Collect 2015, London

Mentor: University of the Arts London; Somerset Art Works (2014-8)
Visiting Lecturer: Central Saint Martins; Royal College of Art; The Glasgow School of Art; Norwich University of the Arts; University for the Creative Arts; The Cass (2014-8)
Guest Speaker: Crafts Council; Swedish Weaving Council (2015-7)
Workshops: British Council; Crafts Council (2016), Acava (2018)
Weave Technical Support: Royal College of Art (2016)

 

Text

Parniczky, Rita: “Skeleton of Fabrics”, The Journal for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers, Issue No 253, Spring 2015, p. 6-8

 

Selected Publications

Burks, Connie Karol, "New Acquisition: X-Ray Series Woven Sculpture by Rita Parniczky, V&A Museum
Abrahams, Charlotte, "Intriguing diaphanous weavings inspired by photography, FT How To Spend It
Buck, Louisa, “Exhibition Round Up”, The Art Newspaper
Lloyd-Jones, Teleri, “Rita Parniczky: Weaving with Light”, UAL: Central Saint Martins News
Bertoli, Rosa, “The Beauty of Making: Rita Parniczky wins Perrier-Jouët Arts Salon Prize”, Wallpaper
Blomfield, Anna, “The A-List: Weaving with Light”, Vanity Fair UK
Treggiden, Katie: “From Art Deco to X-rays”, Crafts, Issue No 261, p. 94
Alioto, Daisy, “Design Days Dubai 2016: Rita Parniczky's textiles lay their threads bare”, Wallpaper
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
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

 

Education

2009, Central Saint Martins - University of the Arts London