Eszter Sziksz





EDUCATION

2018    DLA, Doctorate in Liberal Arts, Major in Fine Arts, Pecsi Tudomany Egyetem, Pecs, Hungary

2010   MFA, Studio Art Memphis Collage of Art, Memphis, TN, USA

2006   University of Eotvos Lorand, Budapest, Hungary

2001   Printmaking Degree, Obudai Muveszeti Szakiskola School of Arts, Budapest, Hungary

1998   MKE- Regional Courses in Costume and Scene Design, University of Arts, Budapest, Hungary

1997   Bookbinding degree, Kisfaludy Tot Miklos Technical School for the Printing Industry, Budapest, Hungary



PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2020 New York Critic Club, member 

2013 IceHotel#25, Art team member, Kiruna, Sweden 


GRANTS, AWARDS, HONORS

2020   Covid-19 Relief Fund, Foundation of Contemporary Arts. NYC

2019   The Print Center’s 93st Annual International Competition, The Renaissance Graphics Arts Award, Philadelphia

2019   C.O.C.A. 18 Prize Finalist Artist, Multi Task Art, Center of Contemporary Artists, Barcelona, Spain

2018    The Print Center’s 92nd Annual International Competition, Semifinalist. Jurors: José    Diaz, Chief Curator, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburg and Lisa Sutcliffe, Herzfeld Curator of Photography and Media Arts, the Milwaukee Art Museum, Philadelphia, 

2018    Prix de Print #28 Award by the Art in Print Magazine, magazine cover feature

2017    The Print Center’s 91st Annual International Competition, Semifinalist. Jurors: Kelly Baum, Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky Curator of Contemporary Art; The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York; and Jennifer Farrell, Associate Curator, Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

2017   SGC International's Student and Emerging Professionals Grant

2016   Martha and Robert Fogelman Family Faculty Enrichment Competitive Fund, Memphis, travel to IceHotel, Sweden Summer Residency    

2015    Juror`s Mention Award, 28th Annual McNeese Works on Paper Exhibition, Lake  Charles, LA

2013   Martha and Robert Fogelman Family Faculty Enrichment Competitive Fund, Memphis, TN, travel to thePedagogical University of Krakow, Stone Lithography, Mokulito-Wood Lithography Workshop, Krakow, Poland

2012   Juror`s Mention Award, 25th Annual McNeese Works on Paper Exhibition, Lake    Charles, LA

2012   Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University, LA, USA-Juror Lynn Gumpert

2011   Emmett O'Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration presented by Metropolitan Bank–nomination, Memphis TN

2011   Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN, Presidential Purchase Prize

2010   Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN, USA Special Merit Grant, Hohenberg Scholarship



RESIDENCY

2018    Art Ovation Hotel, Sarasota FL

2016    IceHotel Summer Residency, Sweden, Jukkasjärvi

2013  Pedagogical University of Krakow, Stone Lithography, Mokulito-Wood Lithography Workshop, Krakow, Poland



Selected Group Exhibitions

2021 Ctrl-P, Print Exhibition, Da Vinci Art Alliance and juried by Liz Spungen. DVAA, Philadelphia, PA


canceled shows by covid-19
2020 Cycles Melting ice installation, Pinecrest Garden-Cypress Hall, Miami, FL
2020 Melting Reality, ice print installation Impact11, Hong Kong
2020 Chicago Printers Guild invitational show at Parlour and Ramp, Pilsen Open Studios Chicago

2020 Multiple Ones: Contemporary Perspectives in Printmedia, Museum of Contemporary Art in Jacksonville, FL

2020 Covid 19 Art of Isolation, Online show, curated by Milagros Bello, Lieska Husband, Maura Morandi

2020 Habitus: Contemplative Manifesto at the Lufrano Intercultural Gallery at the University of North Florida, FL

2019 Chicago Printers Guild, 10th Anniversary Exhibition, The Fine Arts Center Gallery at Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL, selected by David Jones

2019 Multiple Ones: Contemporary Perspectives in Printmedia, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, California

2019 Atlanta Print Biennale Curator Eun Lee, Kai Lin Art Gallery, Atlanta GA

2019 SGCI 2019-2021 Member’s Traveling Exhibition, TexChange, 2019 Juried: Jane  Hammond

2019 Portfolio Exchange Project, Habitus: Contemplative Manifesto, TexChange SGCI 2019 Organize by Sheila Goloborotko

2018   4th Annual Hand Pulled Prints: The Current Practice in Printmaking exhibition at    Site:Brooklyn, New York,

2018   Impact10, Encuentro Conference, Centro de Acción Social y Cultural de Caja Cantabria Building, Other Disciplines Show, Santander, Spain

2018  2nd International Digitalart Triennial, Szekszard, Hungary, invitational

2018 Hunderton Art Museum, Clinton, NJ, Multiple Ones: Contemporary Perspectives in Printmedia, curator, Sheila Goloborotko

2018  Edging Forward: New Prints 2018/Winter Selected by Miguel A. Aragón, Natasha Becker, Pepe Coronado, Bernard Lumpkin, Jennifer Melby, and Mark Waskow, Artist talk: International Print Center New York, New York

2017    First International Print Biennale Yerevan

2017  IPCNY, International Print Center New York, New Prints 2017/Summer show, Selected by Katherine Bradford

2017    International Printmaking Triennial Miskolc, Hungary

2017 Seventh international exhibition of the MATRICES, exhibition of small form of electrographich art, K.A.S. Gallery, Budapest, Hungary -invitational curators: Eugenia Gortchakova, Germany, Dr. Eva Trojanova, Slovakia, N. Mészáros Júlia, Hungary, HAász Ágnes, Hungary

2016    New Media Show, Currents Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2016   IPCNY, International Print Center New York, New Prints 2016/Winter Show, Selected by Diana Burroughs, Carl Fudge, Clare Garfield, Marie Tennyson, David Senior, Justin Sanz.

2015   KADS NY Celebrating Print 2015, Contemporary Central and Eastern European print exhibition, New York, Bohemian Hall, selected by: Mildren Beltre.

2015 1st International Digital Triennial-invitational, Szekszard, Hungary,
Curators: Agnes Haasz, Peter Baky, Eniko Gabor. 

2015   Atlanta Print Biennial-Curator: Art Werger Professor at the University of Ohio

2015    57th Annual Delta Exhibition, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR-Juror: Laura Terri

2015  28th Annual McNeese Works on Paper Exhibition Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University LA-Juror: William Pittman Andrews

2015    IPCNY, International Print Center New York, 50/50 New Prints 2015/Winter Show, Selected by Joseph Goddu, Jodi Hauptman, Jane Kent, Andrew Mockler, Carrie Pollack, Marc Schwartz, New York

2014    Art of the South, Fogelman Gallery, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

2013   Atlanta Print Biennial-Curator: Beauvais Lyons, Chancellor’s Professor at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville

2013    The Story of the creative, digital exhibition, New York 2013, curator: see.me

2013   Fifth International Artist`s Book Exhibition, King St. Stephen Museum, Szekesfehervar, Hungary

2013   IceHotel, Print Installation at the Art Suite, Illuminated, Jukkasjärvi, Sweden

2012   International Print Triennial–Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art

Gallery, Krakow, Poland: Six Jury teams from Oldenburg, Vienna, Istanbul, Falun, Katowice and Krakow-Krakow Curator Team: Endi Poskovic, Peter Ford, Robert Svoboda, Andrzej Szczerski and Katarzyna Wojtyga

2012   Art of Science, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, presented by the Rozelle Artist Guild

2012   Ali Ribelli, International Artists Collective Museo del Brigantaggio, Itri, Italy-Curator: Bissan Rafe Qasrawi, Palestine

2012  Santorini Biennial of Arts 2012, Greece Installation Category-Curators: Alexa Kusber and Rajesh Punj, London

2012  25th Annual McNeese Works on Paper Exhibition Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University LA-Juror: Lynn Gumpert

2012   54th Annual Delta Exhibition, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR-Juror: Tom Butler

2011   Atlanta Print Biennial-Curator: Beth Grabowski, Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Art at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

2011  Art of  Science, St. Jude Hospital, Memphis, presented by the Rozelle Artist Guild

2010   Szegenyseg Arcai, Film, Video Festival, Budapest, Hungary

2010   Five, Thesis Exhibition, Memphis College of Art

2009   Odessa Gallery, Memphis, TN

2009   Lower Gallery, Memphis College of Art

2002   Reneszeansz Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2002   Ujlipotvaros Pince Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2002   ARC Street Billboard Festival Budapest, Hero Square, Hungary

2001   Vajda Lajos Studio, Szentendre, Hungary

2000   Nyitott  Muhely Gallery, Margaret Island, Budapest, Hungary




Solo Exhibitions



2019   Pop Up, Alfstad& Edition, Sarasota, FL

2015   Gently Expanding Universe, Memphis College of Art, Alumni Gallery, Memphis,TN

2014    Passive Control, Arkansas State University, Arkansas, Jonesboro, AR

2013   Liquid Identities, Playhouse on the Square, Memphis, TN

2012   Thaw to the Spring, Eggman and Walrus Gallery, Santa Fe, NM-two artist show

2011   Best before, Caseworks, Art Museum University of Memphis, Memphis TN

2011   Deja vu, Southern Adventist  University, Collegedale, TN

2010   Clouds and River, Handmade Paper Gallery, Szekesfehervar, Hungary

2010   Rain in Memphis, Korvina, Budapest, Hungary

2010   Raindrops, Vintage Toy Museum, Szekesfehervar, Hungary

2003   Prints, Naka-Meguro, Tokyo, Japan

2003   Green, Harajuku, Pink Cow, Tokyo, Japan

2003   Chance, Omotesando, Las Chikas, Tokyo Saloon, Tokyo, Japan



Collections


Pecsi Tudomany University, Special Collection, Pecs, Hungary

Szent Istvan Museum, Szekesfehervar, Hungary

Private Collections in Hungary, Japan and Sydney, Australia

Ali Ribelli, International Artists Collective Museo del Brigantaggio, Itri, Italy

Santorini Biennial of Arts, Greece

Zuckerman Museum of Art, Collection of the University of North Florida Art & Design      Department

University of Dallas



Publications, Featured Works and Reviews


FEATURED WORKS

·      Art in Print Magazine, Volume 7 number 6, Prix de Print No.28 Article by Michael Woolworth page 42.

·       Art in Print Magazine, Volume 7 number 6, Cover feature

·      Live Interview with Petofi TV,  -En vagyok itt.  M2, Budapest Hungary. 10/02/2016 http://www.petofilive.hu/category/petofi-tv/en-vagyok-itt/#               

·      Art in Print Magazine, Volume 5 number 2, Patterns of Interference, 50/50: New Prints 2015/Winter IPCNY, New York, July-August, 2015, page 33.

·      Sziksz, E. (2012). Screen prints on ice. Printeresing.com. Retrieved from http://printeresting.tumblr.com/post/13879010977/screenprints-on-iceotisfittoprint



REVIEWS

·      Ice Hotel:

o   Patterson, L. (Jan. 24, 2013). Ice, ice, baby: 10 insane art pieces made from snow and ice. Flavorwire. Retrieved from http://flavorwire.com/365621/ice-ice-baby-10-insane-art-pieces-made-from-snow-and-ice/view-all/

o   Patterson, L. (Jan. 25, 2013). Melting masterpieces: Impressive works of art made from snow and ice. The Atlantic. Retrieved from http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2013/01/melting-masterpieces-impressive-works-of-art-made-from-snow-and-ice/272538/

o   Zimmer, L. (2013). Ephemeral screen printed ice decorates a room at Sweden’s ice hotel. Inhabitat.com. Retrieved from http://inhabitat.com/ephemeral-screen-printed-ice-decorates-aroom-at-swedens-ice-hotel/eszter-sziksz-ice-hotel2/?extend=1

o   Foreign Language Reviews: Stockholm Post, Madrid News
  • Thaw to Spring Works

o   Gertz, S. (2012). Ice capades for printers. BookTryst. Retrieved from http://www.booktryst.com/2012/04/ice-capades-for-printers.html - Los Angeles

o   Hanifli, B. (April, 2012). Thaw to spring works by Eszter Sziksz and Ben Utigard. Retrieved from http://eggmanwalrus.com/thaw-to-spring-works-by-eszter-sziksz-and-ben-utigard-march-16-april-1-2012/
  • DejaVu

o   Fox, C. (2011). Review: Auspicious inaugural international print biennidal at Barbara Archer gallery. Arts Atlanta. Retrieved from http://eggmanwalrus.com/thaw-to-spring-works-by-eszter-sziksz-and-ben-utigard-march-16-april-1-2012/

o   Haselbacher, N. (December 5, 2011). Supercool-screenprints on ice. Otis College of Art and Design-Fit to Print Printmaking. Retrieved from https://blogs.otis.edu/otisfittoprint/2011/12/05/super-cool-screenprints-on-ice/

o   Thornton, G. (Dec. 2, 2011). Ghostly imagery and technical prowess at Atlanta print biennial. Burnaway.Retrieved from http://burnaway.org/ghostly-imagery-and-technical-prowess-at-atlanta-print-biennial/

o   Abney, K. (Nov. 2011). At a highly anticpated new gallery show, the time honored craft of printmaking gets its due. Fine print: Jezebel Magazine. Retrieved from http://digital.modernluxury.com/publication/?i=87218&p=59
  • Fejer Megyei Hirlap, Szekesfehervar, Hungary 12 August 2010
  • Elle Magazine, 2008 November, Hungary
  • Eskuvoi Divat,  2007/2
  • Elle Magazine, 2006 December, Hungary



PUBLICATION

o   Sziksz, E. (Winter, 2012). Mokulito wood lithography. Graphic Impressions: The Newsletter of SGC International. Retrieved from http://sgcinternational.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/






















©Eszter Sziksz