About

Tomas Vrana, born in 1986, is an award winning photographer from Prague. Tomas studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and his work can be found in the collections of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague in addition to private collections. His work has been exhibited internationally both at group shows and solo exhibitions. Tomas Vrana’s portrait photography and digital creations are driven by a passion to address the issue of loneliness in our society.

Exhibitions

2022
Bold Gallery
Prague, Czech Republic
Group exhibition Art for Ukraine

2021
DOX Centre for Contemporary Art
Prague, Czech Republic
Group exhibition Vanitas

2021
Beseder Gallery
Prague, Czech Republic
Solo exhibition NewBorn

2020
Somerset House
London, United Kingdom
Group exhibition Sony World Photography Awards
(canceled due to covid pandemic)

2018
Mad Gallery
Prague, Czech Republic
Solo exhibition American Dream

2016
Mad Gallery
Prague, Czech Republic
Solo exhibition Forest Accidents and Suicidal Pinups

2015
Mad Gallery
Prague, Czech Republic
Solo exhibition Seven Deadly Sins

2014
The National Gallery in Prague
Prague, Czech Republic
Group exhibition AVU Graduates

2012
Alstom Gallery
Brno, Czech Republic
Group exhibition Intermedia AVU

2012
The Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague
Prague, Czech Republic
Group exhibition Hommage à Wittlich

2012
The Museum of Handmade Paper
Velke Losiny, Czech Republic
Group exhibition Hommage à Wittlich

2012
Gallery of Fine Art in Ostrava
Ostrava, Czech Republic
Group exhibition Hommage à Wittlich

2011
AVU Gallery
Prague, Czech Republic
Group exhibition 7308.230

2011
Mess Hall
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Group exhibition 7308.230

2010
Trafacka Gallery
Prague, Czech Republic
Group exhibition Juicy Link

2009
St. Andrä Church
Gratz, Austria
Group exhibition Born 1989

Awards

2021
Prix de la Photographie de Paris
Book / Fine Art
Bronze

2020
Sony World Photography Awards
Professional Portraiture
Shortlisted photographer

2020
Budapest International Foto Awards
Fine Art / Portrait
Silver

2020
ADC Czech
Campaign for good
Bronze

2020
International Photography Awards
Fine Art / Portrait
Honorable Mention

2020
Prix de la Photographie de Paris
Fine Art / People
Honorable Mention

2019
Tokyo International Foto Awards
Environmental
Bronze

2019
Tokyo International Foto Awards
Fine Art / Portrait
Honorable Mention

2019
International Photography Awards
Environmental
Honorable Mention

2019
IPA OneShot
Street Photography / People
Honorable Mention

2019
IPA OneShot
Street Photography / Lifestyle
Honorable Mention

2018
International Photography Awards
Conceptual
Honorable Mention

2018
One Eyeland Awards
Conceptual
Finalist

2018
One Eyeland Awards
Portrait
Finalist

2018
One Eyeland Awards
Calendar
Finalist

Books & Press

2022
Lürzer’s Archive
Issue 3-2022

2020
NewBorn
Augmented Reality Photo Book
Limited edition of 100
Indigoprint, Prague, 2020