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HELLO!

Eliška Sky is a Czech Artist & Art Director using the medium of photography and film to capture the diversity of beauty with her surrealistic vision. She is known for her elaborate fashion projects involving large scale set design and also playful art series exploring the forms of the human body.

 

Eliška Sky is the former digital creative consultant for Vogue Czechoslovakia, current Canon ambassador and her works were exhibited at international shows in Prague, New York, Paris, London, Hong Kong and Helsinki. She regularly creates concepts & editorials for fashion publications and magazines. To mention some highlights, she photographed the supermodel Martha Hunt in New York for Numero Russia cover story, unique beauty Melanie Gaydos for Vogue Italia, muses Niko Riam and Michael Moon in Iceland also for Vogue Italia and modern icons Hungry and Salvia for Vogue Czechoslovakia.  Advertising clients include brands like Puma and Preciosa crystals.

 

Eliška Sky was awarded the winner of Portrait of Britain 2018, Hasselblad Masters finalist 2018 and overall winner of Diversity Now! by i-D magazine in 2015. Magazine Forbes selected Eliška among 4 Czech female photographers who dominate the fashion industry in the year 2019. This year, Eliška was selected as Fresh Eyes Photo talent 2020.

 

She graduated from the masters in fashion photography at London College of Fashion at the University of the Arts and currently lives in London.

CONNECTION

REPRESENTATION UK & WORLDWIDE

AGENT AT LARGE 

CONTACT:PETER GEARING, peter@agentatlarge.co.uk  +44(0)7771941315

REPRESENTATION CZ, SK, EASTERN EUROPE & USA

PAVLEYE ART & CULTURE 

CONTACT: Jozef Pavleye, jozef@pavleye.com +420 731 151 121

for INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES email to DREAMBIG@ELISKASKY.COM

+ 44(0)7597501734

PUBLICATIONS AND EXHIBITIONS

publishedbritish journal of photography, VOGUE ITALY, VOGUE CZECHOSLOVAKIA, Vogue Germany online, vision (china), ELLE CZECH, Dazed digital, I-D ONLINE, HUNGER, Infringe, PYLOT, bbc news, Time Out London, Schon online, Wonderland online, Pigeons&Peacocks, Faint (Au), SOFFA ...

interviews and articles

DAZED DIGITAL, Feature shoot, FAINT (AU), Colombia Journal (US), YATZER, Inside Art (It)LOUPE, A2Z, ZeitJung, LÁV MAGAZINE, SO CATCHY, ARTSTEIN, SONS&DAUGHTERS, FOTO VIDEO (CZ)

solo exhibitons (selection):

  7/2019 IN THE WORLD OF HANAFUDA CARDS EXHIBITION, DRAY WALK GALLERY, OLD TRUMAN BREWERY, LONDON

  3/2017 Pop-up Gallery of Czech Fashion Council, Prague CZ

  2/2017 Umami, Brno CZ

  9/2014 FotoGrafic Gallery, Prague CZ

  6/2013 Polagraph Gallery, Prague CZ

  4/2013 Shooting Fashion Stars 13' - Dvorak Sec Contemporary - FIM Gallery, Prague CZ

  6/2012 Caffé Fratelli Fashion Brno, cooperation with TONI&GUY, CZ

  2/2011 Libušina's Gallery, Malhostovice CZ

  9/2009 Studio Lávka, Brno CZ

 

group exhibitons (selection)

 11/2019 aesthetica short film festival: fashion category, official selection

 11/2018 aesthetica short film festival: lCF

 11/2018 Off festival - anthropocene - bratislava, sk

  6/2018  China International Photorgaphic Festival, Zhengzhou China

10/2015 Adidas | teniskology - installation - Prague, CZ

10/2015 Fenomen F - Bory Mall, Bratislava, SK  

  6/2015 Existence dissolved in concept - Festival Pohoda - Bratislava, SK

  5/2015 Menu 2 - Galery Vakuum - Ljubljana, Slovenia

  2/2015 MA15 exhibition - Victoria House Basement - London, UK

10/2014 FASHION*ART*NATURE mix&match exhibition - Aalto University - Helsinki, Finland

  5/2014 Unique Board Gathering - Lightbox - New York, USA

10/2013 Frameless Gallery - Czeggs exhibition - London, UK

  9/2013 Prague Fashion Week - video Tension and photographs as the finalist of Elle Fashion Photography Award, CZ

  8/2013 The Story of the Creative - See | Exhibition Space - New York, USA

11/2012 Off Festival Bratislava - Beauty and Bizarre exhibition - Pisztoryho Palace, Bratislava, SK

  8/2012 PX3 - Prix de la Photographie Paris - Espace Dupon Paris, FR

  8/2012 Photo festival Sevastopol - fashion photography, curator: Andrii Konontsev, Ukraine

  4/2012 Artbanka Museum of Young Art in Prague, project New inspiration / New Vision from Leica Gallery Prague, curator: Míla Dubská, CZ

  4/2010 Exhibition Hall Mánes - Prague Photo 2010 - ,,Shadows”, CZ

 

awards:

2018

WINNER OF PORTRAIT OF BRITAIN (BRITISH JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY)

SELECTED ARTIST FOR OFF FESTIVAL 2018

Hasselblad Masters Finalist 2018

2017

IPA - International Photography Award - Honorable Mention

 

2016

Hyères Festival - selected for second round

 

2015

Diversity Now! competition by i-D magazine and All Walks beyond the Catwalk - overall winner with the stylist Dara Udom

IPA - International Photography Award - Two honorable mentions in Professional Fine art categories

Adidas - Teniskology exhibition - part of the 8 creative talents from the Czech Republic

Prix de la Photographie Paris PX3 - People's Choice Award - Third Price

Prix de la Photographie Paris PX3 - Two honorable mentions

 

2014

Diversity Now! competition by i-D magazine and All Walks beyond the Catwalk - overall winner and winner of the Photography&styling category with the stylist Ginvera S.Menon

Unique Board Award winner and featured artist

Prix de la Photographie Paris PX3 - 2 Gold prizes - categories: Press - People/personality category and Portraiture / personality for Circo Medrano series

Prix de la Photographie Paris PX3 - Silver prize - category: Fine Art / People for Scopophilia series

Prix de la Photographie Paris PX3 - Silver prize (Press / Fashion category) and Bronze prize (Advertising / Fashion category)

IPA International Photography Awards - Honorable Mention, series: Circo Medrano, category: People / Portrait

IPA International Photography Awards - Honorable Mention, series: Sinner, category: Advertising / Fashion

SHORTLISTED FOR THE CREATIVE ENTERPRISE AWARD : FREELANCE CATEGORY

 

2013

London International Creative Competition 2013 - HONORABLE MENTION

Finalist of Elle Fashion Photography Award ( cooperation with Prague Fashion Week 2013)

 

2012

Prix de la Photographie Paris PX3 - Third Price - category: Advertising/Fashion - Professional

Prix de la Photographie Paris PX3 - First Price - category: Press /Fashion - Non-Professional

10 Best Czech photographers - Google Photography Award

 

2010

Grand Prix Bayer award - Biodiversity

1st place Canon VVV - Portrait category

semifinals Basic Instinct

 

2009

1st place Olympus FotoAkademie 2009 - Czech Student Photo

 

talks / workshops:

11/2019 Foto Skoda festival (talk and workshop)

11/2019 camp prague, talk: anthropocene

11/2019 Art design institut Prague, cz 

11/2018 slovak national gallery (off festival)

10/2018 talk at University of the Arts | Photography Symposium 2018

 3/2018 fashion point zlin, cz

11/2017 Workshop Body&Space at Royal College of Art - in collaboration with Räthelwolf

10/2017 talk at University of the Arts, london | Photography Symposium 2017

 5/2017 workshop Encounters, London

 3/2017 onwards - lecturer at London Institute of Photography

 3/2017 talk at London Institute of Photography

11/2016 workshop Large Format Photography at University of the Arts - London College of Fashion

11/2016 talk at University of the Arts | Photography Symposium 2016

11/2016 Workshop Encounters (2days), Czech Republic  

  6/2016 Pecha Kucha Night Zelezny Brod

  5/2016 Talk at the photography festival FotoSkoda fest

10/2015 talk at University of the Arts | Photography Symposium 2015

  5/2015 lecturer at Future London Academy - Fashion Photography Experience

 

2012-2016 Jury in the competition Fotograf GML