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MgA. Michal Janiga

born 1991, Povazska Bystrica, Slovakia

Lives and works in Prague

  • 2015 - 2017 Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, Studio of Figural Sculpture and Medal/Vojtěch Míča School. Graduated with title MgA. (Magister Artis/MFA). Czech Republic.
  • 2016 Accademia di Belle Arti di Carrara, Scuola di Scultura Prof. Francesco Cremoni, Prof. Pier Giorgio Balocchi. Italy
  • 2011 - 2015 Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, Studio of Figural Sculpture and Medal/Prof. Jan Hendrych School. Czech Republic
  • 2010-2011 work in studio of distinguished Slovak sculptor and painter Andrej Rudavský, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • 2007-2011 Josef Vydra School of Applied Arts in Bratislava, Department of Design (sculptors Marián Huba (Head of Department), Roman Hrčka, Dušan Rychtárik). Slovakia


  • 2024 Hvězdy berou hvězdy, exhibition in Gallery UFFO, curator MgA. Petra Lomnická, Trutnov, Czech Republic
  • 2023 Zber pohybu, exhibition in Gallery of Miloš Alexander Bazovský (GMAB), guest Petra Lomnická, curator Dr. Elena Porubänová, Trenčín, Slovakia
  • 2023 Commemorative plaque 30th anniversary of the Slovak Republic, Trenčín, Slovakia
  • 2023 On Chair - Balancing on the Edge of Comfort, group exhibition, curators Eva Slunečková, Romana Drdová, The Design, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2023 Fresh Power, group exhibition of the art collection, Centre for Contemporary Art EPO1, Trutnov, Czech Republic
  • 2023 finalist of ART.cukrovar sculpture competition, Skanska Residential, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2022 Commemorative plaque of Dr. Armin Hoffmann, Turzovka, Slovakia
  • 2022 1st place in art competition for monument of col. Karel Pavlík in his birthplace
  • 2021 Carl Gustav Swensson memorial in C. G. Swensson Park in Žilina, Slovakia. Authors Michal Janiga and Marek Sobola
  • 2021 2nd place in art competition for monument of the 700th anniversary of the city Žilina, Slovakia. (with Marek Sobola cooperation)
  • 2021 Nesnesitelné teplo domova, garden of the cultural center H55, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2019 Horizonty súčasnosti V., group exhibition, Gallery of Miloš Alexander Bazovský (GMAB) in Trenčín, Slovakia
  • 2019 The Run Slovakia (relay race) realisation of trophies and medal, production cooperation with Hydro Extrusion Slovakia
  • 2019 Negative Realism (You're Broken When Your Heart's Not Open), Lienemann-Stifung für Bildung und Kunst Award, Tschechisches Zentrum, Berlin, Germany
  • 2018 Mimo predpoklad, with Petra Lomnická, MG Gallery, Považská Bystrica, Slovakia
  • 2018 2nd place in art and architecture competition for WWI monument, Klatovy, CZ
  • 2017 Symposium Norge, international sculpture symposium, Larvik, Kingdom of Norway
  • 2017 New Wave, group exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts in Prague graduates 2017, National Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2016 Doposud, with Petra Lomnická, Gallery AMB, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
  • 2016 Jezdec mění barvu pole, with Petra Lomnická, Culture House Gallery, Holice, Czech Republic