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Iva Vostrovska

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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Birth year
1981
Lives in
London
Works in
London
Schools
Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, 2010, 2012
NCAD,National College of Art Dublin, 2005, 2010
Representing galleries
Tags
contemporary jewellery, mixed-media, abstract, sculpture
Statement

 

Ivca Vostrovska

 

 

 

PERSONAL DETAILS:

 

Address:                               130 B Kyverdale Road, Stamford Hill, London

 

Nationality:                          Czech

 

Telephone No.                       07 526 203 145

 

Email:                                    ahoj@ivcavostrovska.com

 

Website:                               http://www.ivcavostrovska.com               

 

                                                

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

 

Sept 2010 – May 2012       Masters Program (Metal Design/Adellab)

                                    Konstfack University, Stockholm, Sweden

                                                World renowned institution for contemporary art jewellery

Involved in organizing exhibitions and working on projects with internationally acclaimed jewellery artists, as well as public presentations of my own work

 

                                               

Oct 2006 – Jun 2010          BA (Hons) Design (Jewellery: Metal Work)

                                                   National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland

                                                 Jewellery design and construction, including casting, soldering, studio work, art                                                 history, drawings, IT for design (Photoshop basics)

 

 

Sept 2004 – Jun 2005         Galway Technical Institute, Art portfolio course

                                                Major project: performance art piece

                                                Life drawing, object studies, drawing techniques, sculpture

 

 

Sept 1995 – Jun 1999         Business Academy, Kolin, Czech Republic, Abitur (A Level equivalent)

 

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

 

 

Aug 2012-present             House of Vostrovska, London, United Kingdom

                                                  Owner of a contemporary art gallery

 

 

 Feb 2007 – July 2010         Real Olive Company, Dublin, Ireland

                                                Market trader

                                                General retail duties on very busy specialist food market in Temple Bar

 

 Aug 2004– May 2006                       Fool Moon, Art gallery and boutique, Kirwans Lane, Galway, Ireland

                                                Practising Manager

                                                Responsible for: customer care in busy upmarket boutique, cash office duties,                                                   taking care of specific/specialist customer orders & general retail duties.                                                              Deputised for management

 

                                               

 May 2003 – Sept 2005       Nimmo's Restaurant, Spanish Arch, Galway, Ireland

                                                Waitress 

                                                Responsible for running the floor of one of the most popular restaurants in                                                         Ireland

 

 

Aug 2002 – May 2003        Kirwans Lane restaurant, Kirwans Lane, Galway, Ireland

                                                Waitress

 

                                               

 May 2001 –Jul  2002          Spanish Arch Hotel, Claddagh Loft Restaurant, Quay Street, Galway                                                             Waitress

 

                                               

 Aug 1999 – Mar 2001        Czech Wireless s. r. o., Prague, Czech Republic

                                                Administrative Assistant

                                                Responsible for: general admin in start-up telecoms company, accounts and                                                       payroll reconciliation, assistant site management, general invoicing,                                                                     establishing and maintaining databases, establishing company processes

                                               

 

 

REFERENCES:                        Available on request.