Zoltan Szekacs

Born

Budapest, Hungary

Currently Resides

Budapest, Hungary

Artwork Type

Painting

Education

1992-1997 University of Art and Design, Budapest-M.F.A in Product Design

Interview:

Although born into a painter family in Budapest in 1954, Székács didn't start painting until his dad's passing. He graduated from the Hungarian Academy of Applied Arts, specializing in porcelain. 1980 he became the Director of the Design Studio of Budapest Porcelain Factory and received numerous awards, most noteworthy is the award for excellence in design in 1984.

His works had been on constant display at the International Ceramic Studio at Kecskemét, Hungary. In 1990 he shifted towards graphics and painting and started to find his calling as a painter. He was greatly influenced by Lucio Fontana, Miro and the School of Spatialism. His masters were, Fischer Erno (painter), Schrammel Imre (ceramist), Litkey Jozsef (painter), Kovacs Ference (sculptor).

Awards and Honors:

  • 2013 - Hungarian Painter’s Society Award
  • 2012 - Hungarian Cultural Award
  • 1998 - Contemporary Iconography Award
  • 1984 - Award in Excellence in Design

Solo Exhibitions:

  • 2014 Varosi Galeria-Erd, HUNGARY
  • 2013 - Szentendre, HUNGARY
  • 2010 - Karinthy Salon Budapest, HUNGARY
  • 2008 - Duna Galeria Budapest, HUNGARY
  • 2007 - Ujlipotvarosi Galeria Budapest, HUNGARY
  • 2006 - Wels, GERMANY
  • 2003 - Gmunden, AUSTRIA

Work Featured In:

  • Uj Muveszet (Magazine)
  • Elite Art Magazine
  • Hungarian Contemporary Artist Lexicon (Magazine)
  • Various Hungarian radio and TV programs
  • Elite Magazin (Magazine)
  • Elite Magazin (Magazine)
Zoltan Szekacs Collection

African Beige, 2013
100cm x 120cm / 39in x 47in
$2,375

Meadow, 2013
120cm x 120cm / 47in x 47in
$2,750

Terium, 2013
80cm x 80cm / 31in x 31in
$2,000

Afro, 2014
120cm x 80cm / 47in x 31in
$2,750

Entrance into the past, 2014
130cm x 100cm / 51in x 39in
$3,200

Burlap and Red, 2013
90cm x 60cm / 35in x 24in
$1,775

Blue Horizon, 2014
40cm x 40cm / 16in x 16in
$1,400

Poseidon, 2014
50cm x 50cm / 20in x 20in
$1,620

Image, 2014
50cm x 50cm / 20in x 20in
$1,475

Communique
100cm x 120cm / 39in x 47in
$3,275

Artist's Studio
80cm x 80cm / 31in x 31in
$2,300

Entryway
100cm x 100cm / 39in x 39in
$2,900

Fragments of Naples
50cm x 50cm / 20in x 20in
$1,625

Intersection in Gold
80cm x 80cm / 31in x 31in
$2,150

Drawings in the Sand
40cm x 90cm / 16in x 35in
$2,750

Pompei
80cm x 80cm / 31in x 31in
$2,600

Ars Poetica I,II, III
180cm x 150cm / 71in x 59in
$3,875

Magical Journey
80cm x 80cm / 31in x 31in
$2,000

Icons
100cm x 100cm / 39in x 39in
$3,500