Short professional biography

Schools

1962-65.

School of Art - Decorative painter

Scholarships, study tours

1972.

Dokumenta 5. Kassel, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Essen, Munich, Bazel, Zürich.

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Cologne, Amsterdam, Antwerpen, Paris, Basel.

1978.

The Art Association of Cologne - Géza Perneczky, Cologne.
Berlin, Düsseldorf, Amsterdam, Videoheads - de Appel.

1983.

Rome - Cagliari.

1983.

Graz - Vienna, Painters' Week.

1984.

Scholarship of Géza Perneczky.
Cologne, Düsseldorf, Amsterdam, Mönchengladbach.

1986.

Scholarship of Soros Foundation.

1990.

Study tour in Copenhagen.

1990.

Rome - Palermo, Academy of Hungary in Rome.
Scholarship of the Hungarian Ministry of Culture.

1997.

Soros Foundation, Creators' scholarship.

from 1990.

Keeping in touch regularly with the group of young fine artists in Brescia.
Study tours: Brescia, Milan, Florence, Bologna, Venice, Bolzano, Nizza, Montpellier, Arles, Rome.

Professional activities in fine art and general education

1968-1979.

Pécs Workshop, common atelier-workshop opportunities.

1974-79.

Pécs, Janus Pannonius Museum, exhibition organizer – graphic artist.

1979-2001.

Town Cultural Center of Paks. Art performer. Organizing exhibitions, leading groups of fine artists. Educating fine art and organizing, arranging art and general educational tasks and programs. Organizing and arranging art camps.

1979.

Circle of Young Paks Artists, Paks, foundung the group of fine artists.

1980.

Founding the Experimental Visual-art Camp in Paks.

1981.

Steel-sculptor Art Camp in Dunaújváros.

1980-1990.

Leading groups of fine artists and circles of fine artists in the Town Cultural Center and the Youth Center in Paks.

1984.

Establishing workshop opportunities.

1985.

Steel-sculptor Art Camp in Dunaújváros.

1990-91.

Establishing and founding the Paks Gallery. With the professional support of Júlia Szabó, Lóránd Hegyi, dr. Ferenc Romváry, with the help of the Circle of Young Paks Artists.

from 1991.

Director of the Paks Gallery, continuously expanding the collection of the gallery.

from 1991.

Restructuring and annual organization of the Experimental Visual-art Camp. Katalin Aknai, Orsolya Merhán, Koppány Varga, Klára Hudra.

from 1994.

Common atelier and artist opportunities with Franco Dagani in Brescia.

1995.

Establishing the Association of Paks Gallery.

2002.

Establishing the Hopp-Halász Foundation for the Contemporary Art.

2005-2006.

Building the new place for and planning the future of the Paks Gallery with Zoltán Prosek és János Ritter.

Honors, prizes

1979.

Council of Ministers of the People's Republic of Hungary / insignia for his prominent work.

1981.

Fine Arts Fund of the People's Republic of Hungary / special prize.

1988.

Commendation for his successful work / education minister.

1996.

Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic Knight Cross.

1997.

Fine artists' prize of the Soros Foundation.
Pro Urbe.

2006.

Mihály Munkácsy prize.