Zsombor Barakonyi

 

Vita ZSOMBOR BARAKONYI:

1972
born in Budapest, Hungary

1990
High School Diploma at Szinyei Merse Pál Secondary School

1996-2001
Student of the Hungarian University of Fine Arts, majoring in painting

2000
Erasmus scholarship, Camberwell College of Art, London, photography

2001
Diploma at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, MA in Painting

2002-2005
Postgraduate, DLA studies at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest

2003-2005
Assistant of Foreign Connections Office at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts

2005
Scholarship at the Accademia Ungherese a Roma, Rome

2007
DLA, graduate at the Doctoral School of the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest

Zsombor Barakonyi lives and works in Budapest and Szentendre, Hungary.

 

Awards:

2011
Esterházy Kunstpreis 2011 (nominee)

2011
Leopold Bloom Art Award 2011 (finalist)

2008
The MTV - Central Europian Network Hungary (3rd. Prize)

2007
The Strabag Prize – artists’ subsidy

2000
Grant for artistical designers of the company Volvo (1st. Prize
Audi: the Muse, grant for artistical designers of the company Porsche Hungária (3rd Prize)

1999
Jenő Barcsay Prize

 

Works in collections:

STRABAG Collection

Hungarian Telecom Collection

Porsche Hungária Collection

MTV – Central Europe Network Collection

 

Solo exhibitions:

2013
Five Years Selection at the National Hotel, Budapest

2012
Far Beyond the Infinite, Eötvös 10, Budapest

2011
Manual Focus, acb Gallery, Budapest /with Zbynek Sedlecky/

2010
First Step to Black&White, NextArt Gallery, Budapest

2009
Light&Magic 1999-2009, NextArt Gallery, Budapest

2008
Dogtown, NextArt Gallery, Budapest

2007
Blade and Spray, NextArt Gallery, Budapest

2005
Gallery of Edge Communications, Budapest

2004
Seven Ply, paintings on skateboards, Epreskert, Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts
Bed-cover Land, vol. 2, T-Com Gallery, T-Com Headquarters Building, Budapest

2003
Bed-cover Land, Epreskert,Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts

 

Group exhibitions:

2011
Zwischenwelten, Pavelhaus, Radkersburg-Umgebung, Austria

2009
Art Vilnius ‘09, Vilnius, Lithuania
Art Cologne, New Contemporary, Köln, Germany
Amadeus exhibition, Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Barcsay saloon, Budapest

2008
Summer.Next, summer exhibition in the NextArt Gallery

2007
Start Next, the first opening exhibition of Next Art Gallery, Budapest
Strabag Prize – Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest

2006
Les Retrouvailles 2006, Contemporary Painting in Eastern Europe, Paris

2005
Memo, Contemporary Art in Europe, acb Gallery, Budapest
EgyHetes, Hungarian contemporary art, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest

2001
Klíma,  Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest

2000
Festészet, Műcsarnok / Kunshalle, Budapest
Ericsson Art Gallery, Budapest, (with Tibor Kocsis)

 

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