Bc. et Bc. Jitka Novotná

Lecturer, personal assistant in the studio

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Jitka is a graduate of the Department of Art at the Faculty of Education of Masaryk University. She studied for a Bachelor’s degree in Special Art Education and a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education. In her life she tries to gain experience in the field not only in the Czech Republic but also abroad. She spent 5 months in Sweden, 3 months in America and 1 year in Italy. In Italy, she also organized an exhibition for an artist with mental disabilities. She works as an instructor in the Open Art Studio.

 

STUDIES

2017 – present

Masaryk University, Brno, Master’s degree programme: Special Art Education

2013–2018

Masaryk University, Brno, Bachelor’s degree programme: Special Education

2013–2017

Masaryk University, Brno, Bachelor’s degree programme: Special Art Education

1 / 2016–5 / 2016

Mittuniversitetet Sundsvall, Sweden, Erasmus + study stay

2009–2013

Secondary School of Applied Arts and Higher Vocational School, Jablonec nad Nisou, specialization: Metalwork

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

09/2016 – present

Open art studio, Brno, Masaryk University, individual art therapy for people with mental disabilities and autism

09 / 2017-09 / 2018

Casa Santa Chiara, Montechiaro Day Care Centre, Centre for People with Mental Disabilities, Italy

06 / 2016-09 / 2019

Camp Westmont, Work and Travel Program, USA

2016

Västermalms gymnasiesärskola IVS, Sweden, high school for students with mental disabilities, 4 weeks’ work experience

2016

Ljustadalens skolan, Sweden, primary school with special class for pupils with mental disabilities, 3 weeks’ work experience

2015

Elementary special school Ibsenova, Brno, 72 hours’ work experience

1 / 2015-06 / 2016

The project “Family is one of the inescapable conditions of happiness”, art therapy for a group of children with disabilities, Eliada Brno

1 / 2015-06 / 2017

Assistance to Lucie Němcová, girl with autism, painting, preparing exhibitions

2015

Camp for the support of people with mental disabilities, Brno, 7 days’ assistance to a mentally handicapped girl

06 / 2014-06 / 2015

Lipka, school facility for environmental education, Brno, working with a group of children 9-15 years old

2014

Splešťule camp, Lipka, school facility for environmental education, Brno, work with a group of 9-15–year-old children, 10 days

2014

Comenius Camp, Běleč, 7 days, assistance to families with children with mental disabilities, boy with Down syndrome

2010-2012

Scout Camp at Varta Semily Centre, Head of Girl Scouts (Girls 10-15 years old)

 

EXHIBITIONS:

 

Realization of the exhibition in Italy

Exhibition curator: Bc. et Bc. Jitka Novotná

2018 Ho fatto un quandro, Bar senza nome, Bologna, Italy

Federica plakat vystavy

 

CLIENT EXHIBITION FROM THE ELIADA CENTRE IN BRNO 

2015 The world through our senses – interactive exhibition, Small Hall of Břetislav Bakala, Brno

OPEN ART STUDIO CLIENT EXHIBITIONS

2017 Record of ideas, Café Práh, Ve Vaňkovce 1, Brno

2016 The Story of Otherness, RUV Gallery, Faculty of Education, MUNI, Brno

 

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