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Andrea Paldan

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Mgr. art. Andrea Paldan (1982)

Education

  • 2009  Institut francais de Bratislava, French language
  • 2007 – 2008 Comenius University Language Center, Bratislava, English language
  • 2001 – 2007 Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava, Studio of fashion design – Theoretical graduation theses: “Fashion – Film – Theatre”
  • 2000 – 2001 Comenius University, Faculty of Education, Bratislava – specialization: Art education
  • 1996 – 2000 School of Fashion Design and Clothes Technology, Bratislava – specialization: Fashion design and pattern constructions

Work experience

  • 2008 3-month work experience, fashion studio BOUDICCA, London, UK

Language abilities

  • English – upper-intermediate level
  • German – pre-intermediate level
  • French language – pre-intermediate level
  • Slovak – native language
  • Czech – second native language

Awards and Competition

  • 2007
    • National Prize for Design – contest participation, Slovak design center, Bratislava, SVK
    • ITS#SIX – Trieste, Italy – contest participation, collection: „Life is a journey“
    • La mode s'exprime, elle s'imprime- Lyon, France - contest participation, project: “Final sketch”
  • 2006
    • BenQ Mobile – 1st prize -„SIEMENS Glamour“- design of mobile phone case, AFAD Bratislava
    • TOP STYL DESIGNER February 2006 – winner of competition, collection: „Dimenzo“
    • (International fashion and textiles fair STYL & KABO Brno, Czech Republic)
  • 2005
    • Hennessy & Art - art award of Richard Hennessy – 1st prize,”Haute couture”, Prague, CZE
    • JUNIOR – 3rd prize, Prague fashion week, Prague, CZE
  • 2000
    • Young Fashion Creator 2000, category: Art fashion creation – 1st prize, model: „New Touch of Gothic Age“
    • Young Fashion Creator 2000, category: Ready-to-wear – 1st prize, collection: „Young“
    • Young Fashion Creator 2000, category: Shoes and accessories – 1st prize, collection: „Accessories“

Fashion shows and events

  • 2009
    • ORANGE FASHION, Bratislava, SVK
    • Bratislava Fashion Days
    • SLOVAK FASHION NIGHT IV., Bohemian National Hall, Manhattan, NYC, USA
    • Miss Slovakia 2009 – dress for a finalist No. 9 Sona Skoncova
    • OTO 2008 – exclusive evening dress for an actress Dianu Mórovú
    • Crystal wing 2008 – exclusive dress for an actress Diana Morova
  • 2007
    • 3rd European Fashion Show, Bratislava
    • AUDI Lady event, Bratislava
    • Cosmopolitan nights '07 DAVIDOFF, Bratislava
    • Fashion session, Bratislava
    • RENAULT Truck event, Prague
  • 2006
    • International Fashion Show - STYL & KABO Brno
    • REDKEN & Marekopanica hairshow – Interbeauty, Bratislava
    • L'Oreal Professionnel Congress, English ambassadors hair show, Prague, CZ
    • CANNON event, Prague
    • Spirit of Mozart, Vienna
    • Spirit of Mozart, Vienna
  • 2005
    • Bachelors and Masters catwalk show, Studio of fashion design AFAD, Bratislava,SVK
  • 2004
    • European Union event, Lisabon, Portugal
    • AFAD catwalk show, Berlin, Germany
    • LIFE STYLE, club Mecca, Prague, CZ
  • 2003
    • Czech center, Bratislava
    • Mirbach palace, Bratislava
  • 2002
    • Absolut VODKA event, Bratislava
  • 2000
    • Slovakia Fashion Show 2000

Exhibitions

  • 2010
    • „Month of Design“ – the exhibition of design, Polus, Bratislava, SVK
  • 2009
    • „Fashionation“ – fashion exhibition, Medium gallery, Bratislava, SVK
  • 2008
    • „Design Match CZE : SVK : HUN : AUT“ – Prague, Bratislava, Wien, Budapest
  • 2007
    • „Wearable“ - Satelit – gallery of the Slovak design center, Bratislava
    • „Diploma works 2007“ – exhibition of diploma works of AFAD, The House of Arts, Bratislava, SVK
  • 2006
    • „Design Match CZ:SR“- Czech and Slovak design exhibition, Prague, CZE
    • „Dimenzo“- TOP STYL DESIGNER 2006 – winner’s exhibition, Studio LR, Prague, CZE
    • „pekno.sk“- series of slovak crafts and design exhibitions, Finland
    • „Folk & Fashion Confrontation“, Design studio of the Centre for Folk Art Production, Bratislava, SVK
  • 2005
    • „Dresses & Jewellery“, AFAD, Jablonec nad Nisou, CZE
  • 2004
    • „Textile miniature“ – international exhibition, X Galery, Bratislava, SVK
    • „Fahnenfestival“ – international exhibition of the EU countries, Kremz, Austria, award: 2nd prize

Theatre costumes

  • Evening dresses and styling for soprano opera diva Lubica Vargicova for the Gala concert to the SNT 90th season opening, Bratislava
  • Costumes for the advertising photoshootings for operas "Don Giovanni", "Carmen",  „The Magic Flute“ and "Rigoletto", Opera Festival St. Margarethen, Austria, 2007-2011
  • „DOSKY 2007“ – the Slovak Theatre Awards of the Season, DAB Nitra, 2007
  • theatre performance "Godot has been still here or sorry Mr. Becket", Studio 12, Bratislava, 2005
  • dance performance „A Drop of water“, money collection for Ethiopia, UNICEF, Bratislava, 2002
  • multimedial performance „From a Global Village to a Global Net“, Slovak Center for European Integration, Bratislava, 2000

Press presentations

World BOOK Moda No.85 (advertising for International fashion and textiles fair STYL & KABO Brno, CZE) , WOMAN magazín, EVA, Dolce Vita, Inspire, Designum, Atrium, Fashion!, Blok, Sarm, STAR

Photo: Peter Spurny