CURRICULUM VITAE
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Studies

1983 Final exam at Secondary Fine Arts Vocational School Marosvásárhely (Târgu Mures), Romania
1993 Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria
1994 Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, The Netherlands
1995 Graduation from the Hungarian University of Fine Arts Budapest, Hungary
1995-96 Masters’ programme in the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts
1996 Post-Diplôme from the University of Fine Arts Marseille, France
2006 Starting DLA programme in the Faculty of Music and Visual Arts of the University of Pécs, Hungary
2009 Defending the DLA dissertation, receiving DLA degree (summa cum laude), University of Pécs, Hungary

Teaching activity

since 2003 Tutor at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Preparatory Faculty, Budapest, Hungary
since 2008 Head of Department at Eszterházy Károly College, Department of Visual Arts,Eger, Hungary

Memberships

since 1991 Studio of Young Artists Association
1992-2002 Túlsó P’Art Art Group
since 1992 MAMÜ Society
since 1996 Association of Hungarian Creative Artists (MAOE)
since 1996 Association of Hungarian Graphic Artists

Awards

1993 Scholarship of the Cultural Committee of the Municipality of Budapest
1994 "Stúdió" Award
1995 Barcsay Award
2012 Munkácsy Award

Individual exhibitions

1994 Vigadó Gallery (with Borgó and Rohó), Budapest, Hungary
1998 Mozaik, MAMÜ Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
1998 Petró House (with Rohó), Miskolc, Hungary
1999 LIT Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
2000 French Institute, Budapest, Hungary
2001 HVA Gallery, Csíkszereda (Miercurea Ciuc), Romania
2002 Institute of Contemporary Art (with Borgó and Rohó), Dunaújváros, Hungary
2003 "Parallels", Centrum Gallery, Graz, Austria
2004 "Parallels II", East Slovakian Gallery, Kosice, Slovakia
2004 Csíki Székely Museum, Csíkszereda (Miercurea Ciuc), Romania
2006 "Homo Faber", MMG Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2007 Erlin Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2008 Gallery IX, Budapest, Hungary
2009 Little Synagogue, Contemporary Art Gallery, Eger, Hungary
2009 PTE Gallery, Pécs
2010 Királyhágómelléki Református Egyházkerület Székháza, Oradea, Romania
2010 Tomos Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2011 Insomnia Gallery, Cluj, Romania
2012 „Moulded Figure”, Lamparna Gallery, Labin, Croatia

Selected group exhibitions

1991

Graphic Biennale Miskolc, Hungary
Graphic Biennale Győr, Hungary
"Tatarozás" (Renovation) Műcsarnok, Budapest, Hungary

1992

Concorso Inernazionale di Disegno, Como, Italy
Ungarnhaus, Berlin, Germany
ISFIT Student Centrum Trondheim, Norway
Graphic Biennale Salgótarján, Hungary

1993

Raum und Kunst, Hamburg, Germany
Kurfürsten Galerie, Kassel, Germany
Labin Art Express, Labin, Croatia
Suc Galery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Graphic Biennale Miskolc, Hungary
Graphic Biennale Gyor, Hungary
Vajda Lajos Gallery, Szentendre, Hungary
Forumgaleriet, Malmö, Sweden
Internationale Grafiek Biennale, Maastricht, The Netherlands

1994

Koninklije Galerie, Den Haag, The Netherlands
Mozsár Műhely, Budapest, Hungary
"Voltage", the annual exhibition of Soros Foundation, Székesfehérvár, Hungary

1995

Next Studio, Graz, Austria

1996

Graphic Biennale Miskolc
Greek church, Vác, Hungary
"Sentient" exhibition, Old City Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
Gallerie Friche Belle de Mai, Marseille, France

1997

Exhibition of Makó Graphic Artist Colony, Makó, Hungary
ACE Youth Center, Taipei, Taiwan
Rotonda Gallery, Kassa (Kosice), Slovakia

1998

Marseille-Budapest, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary
UAP Gallery, Kolozsvár (Cluj Napoca), Romania
Graphic Biennale Miskolc, Hungary
"Ornamentika", Art Gallery Szombathely, Hungary

1999

"Eltűnés" (Disappearance), Barakk Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Phantombüro Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany

2000

Makó 1996-2000, Budapest Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
"Ezredvégi nyomatok" (Late millenary prints), Godot Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
"Poggyász" (Baggage), Hungarian Consulate General in New York
Galerie Nieuwe Rijn, Leiden, The Netherlands
Drawing Biennale Salgótarján, Hungary
"Képgrafika 2000 – Hallgatói munkák 1992-2000" (Picture Graphics 2000,
students’ works 1992–2000), Art house of Budapest Gallery, Hungary

2001

"Feketén fehéren" (In Black and White), Mucsarnok, Budapest, Hungary
"Invasia", Orhei Vechi, Chisinau, Moldova

2002

"InterArt", Csíkszereda (Miercurea Ciuc), Romania
"Intersection", Khara Khorum, Ulan Bator, Mongolia
Art Camp Túlsó P’Art is 10 years old, Miskolc Gallery, Miskolc, Hungary
"Abiko Open Air Exhibition", Abiko, Japan

2003

"InterArt", Csíkszereda (Miercurea Ciuc), Romania

2004

"Segment", Contemporary Hungarian Fine Art Exhibition, Aijima Art Center,
Abiko, Gallery Tomos, Tokyo, Japan
"Intersection II", Ulan Bator, Mongolia
"Embodying the Scenery of Ecology", Juming Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

2005

"Segment II", Contemporary Hungarian Fine Art Exhibition, Ulan Bator, Mongolia

2006

"KorkéP" (Portrait of an Age), International Art Camp and Exhibition,
Gyergyószárhegy (Lazarea), Romania
"Az Út" (The Road), Mucsarnok, Budapest, Hungary
"Segment III", National University of Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

2007

"Segment IV", Yian Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
"Naturkunst 2007", Lidherode,Germany
Geumgang Nature Art Pre-Biennale, Gonju National Museum, Korea
4th Exhibition of the Steel Sculptural Symposium Kecskemét, Hungary

2008

"KorkéP", International Art Camp and Exhibition, Gyergyószárhegy (Lazarea),
Romania "6th International Network 21c Art Festival 2008", Daejon, Korea
"Sandarbh Artist Workshop and Exhibition", Partapur, India
"Guandu International Outdoor Sculpture Festival", Taipei, Taiwan
Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, Gongju, Korea

2009

"Segment V", Vyom Art Center, Jaipur, India
Exhibition of Indian and Hungarian Artists, Jawahar Kala Kendra,
Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Jaipur, India
"Sandarbh UK International Artist Residency 2009 Public Exhibition",
Belper, Derbyshire, Great Britain
KNUST Gallery, Kumasi, Ghana, Africa
"KorkéP", International Art Camp and Exhibition, Gyergyószárhegy (Lazarea), Romania

2010

New works in the KOGART Contemporary Art Collection, Kogart Gallery, Budapest
Selected works from the Steel Sculptural Symposium of Kecskemét,
Little Synagogue, Contemporary Art Gallery, Eger, Hungary
The First Szekler's Graphics Biennal, Saint George, Romania
"GARTEN", Wiesbadener Kunstsommer, Germany
"KorkéP", International Art Camp and Exhibition, Gyergyószárhegy (Lazarea), Romania
"Abiko Open Air Exhibition", Abiko, Japan

2011

"Segment VI", Campus Gallery, ISI, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
"Persian Gulf", Art Center, Bandar-Abbas, Iran
"From Persepolis to Persian Gulf", Roudaki Art Center, Teheran, Iran
"SCULPTURALE GARTEN", international symposium, Kusel, Germany
"Magtart", International Nature Art Symposium, Bódvaszilas, Hungary
"KorkéP", International Art Camp and Exhibition, Gyergyószárhegy (Lazarea), Romania
"1st Yatoo International Exhibition", Geumgang Nature Art Center, Gong-Ju, Korea

2012

„Mutatványok", Eross István, Gergely Nóra, Wechter Ákos, Vízivárosi Gallery,Budapest, Segment VII. Elahe Gallery, Fravahr Gallery , Teheran, Iran
Gyergyószárhegy International Art Camp, 2012, Gyergyószárhegy, Romania
15-th Internationl Scuplture Symposium, Icheon, Korea
„Realitat und Romantik", 6. Internationaler Waldkunstpfad, 2012 Darmstadt, Deutschland
Nishinomiya-Funasaka Biennale, Japan

Works in collections

IT Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy
East Slovakian Gallery, Kassa, Slovakia
Miskolc Gallery, Hungary
Collection of the city of Salzburg, Austria
Juming Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Cultural Centre of Hargita County, Csíkszereda, Romania
Cultural Centre, Csíkszereda, Romania
City Museum, Chisinau, Moldova
Friche Belle de Mai, Marseille, France
Galerie Nieuwe Rijn, Leiden, The Netherlands
Yatoo collection, Gongju, South Korea
Collection of the Art Centre in Gyergyószárhegy, Romania
Collection of the Igong Gallery, Daejon, Korea
Collection of the Vyom Art Center, Jaipur, India
Kogart Collection, Budapest
Collection of the Roudaki Foundation, Teheran, Iran

Workshops, art camps, residencies

1991 Summer Academy, Martha Jungwirth’s course, Salzburg, Austria
1992 Corso Internazionale di Disegno, Marcus Lüpertz’s course, Como, Italy
1992 ISFIT international event, Trondheim, Norway
1993 Summer Academy, Kumito Nagaoka’s course, Salzburg, Austria
1993 Labin Art Express, international event, Labin, Croatia
1994 Attribute project, Tanzania
1995 Kunstmühle, international event, Graz, Austria
1997 Attribute project II, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania
1997 International Art Colony of the Taiwan Association of Sculpturers, Taipei, Taiwan
2001 "Invasia” International Art Colony and Exhibition, Orhei Vechi, Chisinau, Moldavia
2002 "InterArt" International Art Colony, Csíkszereda, Romania
2002 "Intersection" International Art colony, Khara Khorum, Ulan Bator, Mongolia
2002 "Abiko Open Air Exhibition", International Art Colony and Exhibition, Abiko, Japan
2003 "InterArt", International Art Camp, Csíkszereda (Miercurea Ciuc), Romania
2004 "Intersection II" International Art Colony, Ulan Bator, Mongolia
2004 "Embodying the Scenery of Ecology", International Art Colony, Taipei, Taiwan
2004 "KorkéP" International Art Camp and Exhibition Gyergyószárhegy (Lazarea), Romania 2006 Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, Gongju, Korea
2007 4th Steel Sculptural Symposium, Kecskemét, Hungary
2007 Salt Sculpture Art Colony, Parajd (Praid), Romania
2007 "Naturkunst 2007", Lidherode, Germany
2008 "Sandarbh Artist Workshop and Exhibition", Partapur, India
2008 "Guandu International Outdoor Sculpture Festival", Taipei, Taiwan
2008 "KorkéP" International Art Camp and Exhibition Gyergyószárhegy (Lazarea), Romania
2008 1st Zsámbék International Open Air "Artist Launching" Camp, Zsámbék, Hungary
2008 Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, Gongju, Korea
2009 Mati-Manas International Art Camp, Jaipur, India
2009 "Sandarbh UK International Artist Residency 2009 Public Exhibition", Belper, Derbyshire, Great Britain
2010 "GARTEN", Wiesbadener Kunstsommer, Germany
2010 "KorkéP" International Art Camp and Exhibition Gyergyószárhegy (Lazarea),Romania
2010 "Abiko Open Air Exhibition", Abiko, Japan
2011 "From Persepolis to Persian Gulf", International Artist Residency, Qhesm, Iran
2011 "SCULPTURALE GARTEN", international symposium Kusel, Germany
2011 "Magtart", International Nature Art Symposium, Bódvaszilas, Hungary
2011 "KorkéP" International Art Camp and Exhibition Gyergyószárhegy (Lazarea),Romania
2011 "Yatoo Nature Art Autumn Workshop", Wongol, Korea
2012 Gyergyószárhegy International Art Camp, 2012, Gyergyószárhegy, Romania
2012 15-th Internationl Scuplture Symposium, Icheon, Korea
2012 „Realitat und Romantik", 6. Internationaler Waldkunstpfad, 2012 Darmstadt, Deutschland
2012 Nishinomiya-Funasaka Biennale, Japan

Organizational and curatorial activity

1992-2002 Túlsó P’Art art camps, Hungary and Romania
2001 "Interart" workshop, Csíkszereda (Miercurea Ciuc), Romania
2002 "Interart" workshop, Csíkszereda, Romania
2004 "Intersection" art camp, co-organizer, Ulan Bator, Mongolia
2004- 2012 Artistic Advisor of Gyergyószárhegy Art Centre, co-organizer of its international art camps, Gyergyószárhegy, Romania
2004-2012 "Segment" exhibitions:
• Aijima Art Center, Abiko, Gallery Tomos, Tokyo, 2004
• Zanabazaar Museum, Ulan Bator, Mongolia, 2005
• National University of Arts, Taipei, Taiwan, 2006
• Yian Gallery, Igong Gallery, Wooyeon Gallery, Daejeon, Korea, 2007
• Vyom Art Center, Jaipur, India, 2009
• ISI, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2005 "Free-camp", Csíkszereda, Romania
2006 "Free-camp", Csíkszereda, Romania

Lectures, presentations

2000 "Social realism", lecture and month-long course at the University of Derby, Faculty of Fine Art, Great Britain
2003 "African graffiti" and "Trends in contemporary Mongolian fine art", lecture at the University of Kosice, Faculty of Art, Slovakia
2003 "Hungarian contemporary art", lecture at Abiko Ajima Art Center, Japan
2004 "The Asian contemporary fine art from a European perspective", lecture at the University of Sapienzia, Csíkszereda, Romania
2004 "Hungarian contemporary art", lecture at National Taiwan University, Taiwan
2006 "Nature art endeavors in the Eastern European fine art", lecture at Gongju Biennale, Korea
2006 "Politics and art in 20th century Hungarian fine art", lecture at the Faculty of Fine Art of Nation Taiwan University, Taiwan
2007 "Segment", lecture in the “Regional Cultural Strategies” conference, Partium Christian University, Nagyvárad (Oradea), Romania
2008 "Latest endeavors in the contemporary Hungarian art", lecture at Fine Arts University, Bombay, India
2008 "Nature art endeavors in the Eastern European fine art", lecture at Guandu International Sculpture Festival,Taipei, Taiwan
2008 "Nature art", lecture at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest, Hungary
2009 "Nature art in East and West" lecture at "Tapping Local Resources for Sustainable Education through Art" conferece in Kumasi, Ghana
2009 "Rural-Urban" lecture at Korkep Symposium, in Gyergyószárhegy, Romania
2010 "The latest results of Nature Art" lecture at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest, Hungary
2010 "The latest results of Nature Art" Fine Arts Academy, Budapest, Hungary
2010 "Nature Art in East, West and Africa" lecture at University of Barcelona, Spain
2010 "Nature Art in Eastern Europe" MFP Art Center, Morya-shi, Japan
2011 "Hungarian Contemporary Art", ISI, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2011 Lecture at Research Institute for Art History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
2011 "Nature Art", Exindex, 26.09.2011
2011 "Analogies between the Activities of the MAMU Association and Group YATOO in the ‘80s", YATOO International Nature art Seminar, National Gongju University, Korea

Publications

István Erőss, Nature Art (Editor: Liceum Publisher, Eger, april 2011)

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