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GÁBOR BENŐ POGÁNY

sculptor

 

(22 June 1962, Szolnok)

  • 1977-81 Secondary School of Fine and Applied arts, Budapest,
  • master: Béla Tóth
  • 1982-87 Hunagrian College of Fine Arts, sculpting,
  • master: József Somogyi

 

Memebership in art organizations

  • Since 1986  member of National Society of Hungarian Artists and the Union of Hungarian Artists
  • Since 1999  member of board of Regional Organization of MAOE JNSZ
  • Since 2002 deputy chairman of Art Society of Szolnok
  • Since 2005 chairman of Art Society of Szolnok
  • 2005-2011 inventor and organizer of pARTicum Biennale Open-Air Sculpting Exhibition

International Sculpting Colonies

  • 1985 Lumsden, Anglia
  • 1987 Tokaj
  • 1988 Mátészalka
  • 1989 Csongrád
  • 1996 Kézdivásárhely, Románia

 

Selected Individual Exhibitions

  • 1988 City Galery, Csongrád
  • 1988 County Centre of Culture and Youth, Szolnok
  • 1996 City Galery, Csongrád
  • 1998 Damjanich János Museum, Szolnok
  • 2000 Hamza D. Ákos Museum, Jászberény
  • 2000 Damjanich János Museum, Szolnok (with Szabó Ágnes)
  • 2000 Abádszalók School Galery, Abádszalók
  • 2001 Town Hall Festival Yard, Szeged
  • 2002 Galéria Restaurant, Szolnok
  • 2003 Mű-Terem Galery, Debrecen (with Szepessy Béla)
  • 2004 City Cultural Centre, Törökszentmiklós
  • 2004 Damjanich János Museum, Szolnok
  • 2007 Galery 1-3, Nyíregyháza (with Verebes György)
  • 2007 Szatmár Múzeum, Mátészalka (with Verebes György)
  • 2008 Blaskovics Museum, Tápiószele
  • 2009 Military Culture Centre, Székesfehérvár
  • 2010 Le Touquet, France (with Heinrich Schorno)
  • 2011 City Galery, Nagykörű
  • 2012 Damjanich János Museum, Szolnok
  • 2012 Hungarian Dance Academy, Budapest
  • 2014 Honvéd Cultural Centre, Budapest
  • 2014 Galeria Umjetnost, Zagreb (Cr)
  • 2014 Zürich (Ch) (with Heinrich Schorno and Fábián Baráth)
  • 2015 City Galery, Tiszaföldvár
  • 2016 Ipolyi Arnold Cultural Centre, Törökszentmiklós
  • 2017 Csokonay Cultural Centre, Budapest

Study trips

  • 1985 Scotland (International Youth Festival)
  • 1994-95 Switzerland, Romania, Italy
  • 2001 France

 

Awards

  • 1984 VIT-tender, Moscow, II. prize;
  • 1987 Hermann Lipót award
  • 1991 VIII. National Portrait biennale, Hatvan, bronze diploma;
  • 1999 Cultural Award of the City of Szolnok- in memory of Kaposvári Gyula
  • 2002 Patron Saints of Europe Award, Bielesko Biala (Poland)
  • 2003 XIV. National Portrait biennale Hatvan
  • 2009 Jász- Nagykun Szolnok County regional Príma Award

 

Public place sculpting tenders

  • 1987 1848-49 Military Officers Memorial, Gyula, II. prize
  • 1988 Peace memorial, Veszprém, I. prize
  • 1998 1848-49 memorial, Budapest, III. prize
  • 2003 Memorial of Victims of Intelligence, Budapest, II. prize

 

Works in public collections

  • City Collection, Csongrád
  • Damjanich János Museum, Szolnok
  • Post Museum, Kőszeg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 1990 VI. National Fine Arts Triennale, Szolnok
  • 1991 VIII. National Portrait Biennale, Hatvan
  • 1992 Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok artists' county exhibition
  • 1993 IX. National Medal Biennale, Sopron
  • 1993 VII. National Fine Arts Triennale, Szolnok
  • 1994 FIDEM ’ 94, Dorottya str. Galery
  • 1996 VIII. National Fine Arts Triennale, Szolnok
  • 1997 XI. National Medal Art Biennale, Sopron
  • 1999 XII. National Medal Art Biennale, Sopron
  • 1999 IX. Fine Arts Triennale, Szolnok
  • 2001 Arras, Amiens, France
  • 2001 I. Regional Exhibition Northern Plain, Debrecen
  • 2001 XIII. National Medal Art Biennale, Sopron
  • 2001 Quadrat, Galeria Bielska Poland, Bielsko-Biala, Galerie Languv Dum, Czech Republic, Frydek Mistek, Kysucká Galery, Slovakia, Cadca, Damjanich János Museum, Szolnok
  • 2002 Exhibition of the Artists of Szolnok Art Colony, City Galery, Szolnok
  • 2002 Szolnok Art Colony after World War II
  • 2003 National Portrait Biennale, Hatvan
  • 2004 I. Articum Fine Arts Biennale, Szolnok
  • 2005 Grotesque exhibition, Kaposvár
  • 2005 I. pARTicum  Biennale, Open Air Sculpting Exhibition, Szolnok
  • 2006 II. ARTicum Fine Arts Biennale, Szolnok
  • 2007 XVI. National Medal Art Biennale,Sopron
  • 2007 II. pARTicum Biennale, Open Air Sculpting Exhibition, Szolnok
  • 2007 Hungarian Art Colonies, Artmill, Szentendre
  • 2007 54. Autumn Exhibition, Hódmezővásárhely
  • 2008 Magic, Artmill, Exhibition of Hungarian Sculptors' Society, Szentendre
  • 2008 Open Air Sculpting Exhibition organized by Euroart, Kevelaer, Germany
  • 2008 III. ARTicum Fine Art Exhibition, Szolnok
  • 2009 III. pARTicum Biennale, Open Air Sculpting Exhibition, Szolnok
  • 2011 XVIII. National Medal Art Biennale, Sopron
  • 2011 IV. pARTicum Biennale, Open Air Sculpting Exhibition, Szolnok
  • 2012 ARTicum Fine Arts Biennale, Szolnok
  • 2013 III. pARTicum Biennale, Open Air Sculpting Exhibition, Szolnok
  • 2013 Exhibition of the Szolnok Art Colony, Budapest
  • 2014 ARTicum Fine Arts Biennale, Szolnok
  • 2014 Art IX-XI. Galery, Exhibition of the Szolnok Art Colony, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • 2015 IV. pARTicum Biennale, Open Air Sculpting Exhibition, Szolnok
  • 2016 Exhibition of the Art Society of Szolnok, Szolnok

Works in public places

  • 1985 Lumsden, Scotland, GB Open Air Sculpture Park, ”Cloudwalker” (oak, 2 m)
  • 1991 Zagyvarékas World War II Monument (stone ,3 m)
    1992 Kiskunhalas, Heros' Square, World War II Monument (bronze, iron framework, red copper plate, 5 m)
  • 1992 Szolnok, Kőrösi Str Cemetery, Borbereki Kovács Zoltán sculptor’s grave memorial (bronze, 60x80 cm)
    1994 Szolnok, City Swimming Pool, bust of Kanizsa Tivadar olympic champion (bronze bust, 5/4)
    1995 Szolnok, Szigligeti Theatre, ”Szigligeti Ede” memorial ( bronze, stone, 3 m)
    1995 Nagykörű, Mayor’s Office, World War II Memorial ( bronze and stone, 3,5 m)
  • 1996 Tápiószecső, Elementary School ,  ”Széchenyi István” (bronze relief,1x1,2 m)
  • 1997 Veszprém, outside Séd Cinema,  ”Ararat memorial” (stone, iron fremework, red copper plate 7 m)
    1998 Koltó, Romania, park of Teleki Castle, ”Petőfi Sándor-Szendrei Júlia” memorial ( bronze, stone, 5/4)
    1999 Szolnok, Damjanich Swimming Pool, bust of Hasznos István olympic champion (bronze and stone, 5/4)
    1999 Szolnok, Damjanich János Museum, ”Kaposvári Gyula” (bronze bust, 1x1,2 m)
    2001 Budapest, Nunciatura, ”Patrona Hungariae” (bronze, stone, 1,8 m)
    2001 Bakonyszentkirály, Main Square, ”Saint Stephen Asks the Virgin Mary’s Patronship for Hungary” (bronze and stone, 4 m)
    2001 Szolnok, Tiszai Boaters' Square, ”Szolnok Ispán” memorial (bronze and stone with 100 m2 surface of water, 5/4)
    2002 Lajosmizse, Roman Catholic Church Life Tree (bronze and stone, 3,5m)
  • 2002 Budapest, ”Creche Museum” plaque (bronze, stone, 50x50cm)
  • 2003 Szolnok, VCSM Guesthouse, ”Philemon and Baucis” (bronze and stone, 2,8m)
  • 2003 Szolnok, ”Dr. Laki Kálmán” plaque (bronze, stone, 40x60 cm)
  • 2004 Vezseny, ”720 Years Old Vezseny”, memorial (stone, 2m)
  • 2004 Vezseny, ”Peasant Liberation” plaque (bronze, 40x60 cm)
  • 2004 Szolnok, ”August Von Petenkoffen” plaque (bronze, stone, 50x70cm)
  • 2004 Szolnok, Verseghy Ferenc Highschool, ”Verseghy Ferenc” relief (bronze, 1x1,4 m)
  • 2004 Szolnok, Tisza Hotel, 1919 Plaque (bronze, stone, artificial stone, 1.2x1.8 m)
  • 2004 Berekfürdő, Culture House, ”Sebők Margit” plaque  (bronze, stone)
  • 2004 Szolnok, Damjanich János Museum, ”Dr. Balogh Béla” (bronze, 5/4)
  • 2005 Szolnok, Damjanich János Museum, Pantheon of Szolnok, ”Nemes Gerzson” plaque (bronze, stone, 30x30 cm)
  • 2005 Szolnok, Damjanich János Museum, Pantheon of Szolnok, ”Hild Viktor” plaque (bronze, stone, 30x30 cm)
  • 2005 Gargilesse, France, ”Serge Delaveu” bust (bronze, 5/4)
  • 2005 Szolnok, privatlely owned, ”Cantata Profana” (bronze, 2.5 m)
  • 2006 Jászladány, Mayor’s Office, 1956 Memorial (bronze, 100x200 cm)
  • 2006 Zürich, ”The Nature of Cats”, cemetery grave memorial (bronze, stone, 1.6 m)
  • 2007 Szolnok, privately owned, ”Saman” (bronze, 3.5 m)
  • 2008 Budapest, ”Kovács K. Pál” plaque (bronze, stone, 50x70cm)
  • 2008 Szolnok, Pelikán Mall and Bus Station, ”Saint Francis Preaching to the Birds”, 11-figure sculpture  group (bronze, polyester) 5/4
  • 2010 Szolnok, privately owned, ”Magician” (bronze, 4.2 m)
  • 2010 Székesfehérvár, ”The 13 of Arad”
  • 2011 Szolnok, Szigligeti Theatre, ”Liszt Ferenc” plaque (bronze, stone, 60x40 cm)
  • 2013 Szolnok, busts of Kanizsa Tivadar, Boros Ottó and Hasznos István olympic champions (bronze) 5/4
  • 2013 Tápiószele, ”The Museum-founder Blaskovits Brothers” (bronze) 5/4
  • 2014 Csataszög, Saint Vendel memorial (stone) 5/4
  • 2014 Szolnok, Szandaszőlős, ”Grape Carriers” drinking fountain (bronze) 5/4
  • 2014 Szolnok, ”Boldog Sándor István” (bronze) 5/4
  • 2014 Abony, ”Museum-founder Györe Pál” (bronze) 5/4
  • 2014 Gárdony, ”Gárdonyi Géza” relief (bronze, 60x40 cm)
  • 2015 Székesfehérvár, ”Aba-Novák Vilmos” (bronze) 5/4
  • 2015 ”Dr. Jármai Károly” (bronze) 5/4
  • 2016 Rákóczifalva, ”Kenyeres Lajos” (bronze) 5/4
  • 2016 Tápiószele, Blaskovits Museum, ”The Golden Buck” drinking fountain (bronze, stone,
  • 2 m)
  • 2016 Budapest, University of Veterinary Medicine, ”The Hungarian Dog Breeds” (bronze, stone) life size sculptures
  • 2016 Kápolnásnyék, Halász Palace, ”Széchenyi István” (bronze) 5/4
  • 2016 Budapest, ”Zbigniew Herbert” (bronze) 5/4
  • 2016 Balatonalmádi, ”Ungár József ” (bronze, stone)
  • 2016 Szolnok, Damjanich János Museum, Pantheon of Szolnok, ”Kablay Lajos” plaque (bronze, stone, 30x30 cm)
  • 2016 Szolnok, Museum of the Szolnok County Civil Guard, ”The Bombing of Szolnok” plaque (bronze, stone, 50x70 cm)
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