Jan B. Sobota Prizes
Jan B. Sobota
Master of Design Bookbinding
1979 III. Triennial of Design Bookbinding, Muzeum, Karlovy Vary.
Visitors Prize for the bookbinding– Malostranské povídky
Special Mention for the Collection of Bookbindings. ( Catalog ).
1979 Restoration work – selection from collection in Karlovy Vary Muzeum,
Mestské muzeum, Jáchymov.
Prize of the City of Karlovy Vary. ( Catalog ).
1982 3x10 . Selection of 10 Czech bookbinders, the exhibition organized by
journal Art and Craft, Malá galerie CS. Spisovatele, Praha.
Visitors Second Prize.
IV. Triennial of Design Bookbinding, Brno. Dum umení mesta Brna.
Honorary Mention for the book object – Thyl Ulenspiegel ( Catalog ).
1985 May Show – Sixty-Sixth Annual Exhibition, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA
Honorary Mention for the book objects – Križáci a The Oldtimer. ( Catalog ).
1986 Les Arts du Livre d´ Hier a Demain, Centre des Loisirs du Vesinet, Francie.
Honorary Mention for the book object - Thyl Ulenspiegel
Honorary Mention for the decorative paper
1986 May Show – Sixty-Seventh Annual Exhibition, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA.
First Prize for book objects – Gargantua a Pantagruel and Komedie plná lásky. (Catalog)
1986 Summer Show, Gallery in the Park, Medina, Ohio, USA
First Prize for the book object - Ruce
1989 Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Columbus Cultural Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Best in the 1989 year in the field of Bookbinding for the book object - Šipovova dobrodružství
( Catalog ).
1989 Cain Park Arts Festival, University Heighst, Ohio, USA.
Second Prize for Collection of Bookbindings
1990 Oldest City Book, City Hall Library, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. ( Exhibition of the oldest book of the city of Cleveland which was restored by Jan Sobota ).
Resolution of Appreciation – Prize of the City of Cleveland.
1991 Annual Juried Art and Craft Exhibition, Dallas Craft Guild, Dallas, Texas
Major Prize: for collection of design bindings – along with Jarmila Sobota.
1991 The Miniature Book Exhibition, Conclave IX. – Miniature book Society, Williamsburg,
Virginia, USA.. ( Catalog ).
First Prize: for miniature book object Song of Songs.
1994 The Art Walk 94/ German Exchange Exhibit, Great Court, Dallas City Hall,
Dallas, Texas, USA.
Third Prize: for the exhibited bindings.
2000 2.Annual Exhibition of the Society of Czech Bookbinders, Galerie Západoceské university v Plzni, Rektor ZCU Prof. Ing Zdenek Vostracký, DrSc v Plzni udeluje:
Honorary Mention – Prize for the Contribution to the Design Bookbinding
2001 10. Triennial of Design Bookbinding, Muzeum v Kromeríži. Catalog.
Jaroslav Doležal’s Prize for the book L’Infinito
2001 Most Important Achievement in City of Loket in 2001 – Creating of The Museum of
Design Bookbinding. The price won in election hold by citizens of Loket.
2002 Maesteri Rilegatori per Fransesco di Assisi, Macareta, Itály. Catalog.
2003 Helen Warren de Golyer Triennial Exhibotion and Competition for American Bookbinding
2003, Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
Judges’ Distinction for Interpretation
2003 Slovak Design Bookbinding, II.Biennial, Bibliofilia 2003, Spolocnost knihárok and knihárov Slovenska, Skalica, Slovensko
2004 Miniature Book Exhibition, Bath, England. Catalog.
Distinguished Book Award Winner