Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1967. I attended the Práter street art school (Budapesti Szolgáltató-és Kézművesipari Szakképző Iskola) majoring in photography graduating in 1988. I started my carreer at Hungarian News Agency (MTI Magyar Távirati Iroda) where I studied studio photography.
Since 1989 besides my art projects I work as a commercial and fashion photographer. In 1993 I established my own studio where I work and teach.
Global and domestic advertising agencies I work with: BBDO, DDB, Akció-NXS, Young &Rubicam, McCann Erickson, Grey, Filmpartners, Cafe Film, Saatchi and Saatchi, Lowe GGK, FX Media, Human Telex
I held courses for students at Budapest University of Technology and Economics where the topic was ’Our environment’s visual culture’ and at MOME Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest where the topic was studio studies and lighting tecniques.
I worked as a photographer at Karnak excavation (1998) and Gurna excavation (1999) in Egyipt and at an anthropolgical expedition in Pakistan in 2001.
Print books: 2007, an hommage to the novel Antal Szerb: Utas és holdvilág (The Traveler). András Gyurcsek writer/editor and I visited all the spots in Italy that are mentioned in the novel creating a photo report of the journey of the characters.
Clients I work for:
FMCG: McDonald’s, Unilever, Coca Cola Beverages, Uncle Bens, Sága (meat products), Iglo, Nestlé, Dr Oetker, Borsodi (beer), Pepsi Coke, Dreher, Martini, Milli, Sir Morton tea, Unicum, Cora, Aldi, Pannon tej, Omnia, Arany Ászok (beer),
Automotive: Chevrolet, Audi, WW, Nissan, Renault, Suzuki
Bank sector: Erste, Raiffeisen, OTP, K&H, Allianz
Telco: Pannon GSM, Vodafone, Matáv, Ericcson, Samsung, T-Home, T-Mobile
Air services: Malév, Lufthansa
Cosmetics: Baba, Ponds, Sanex
Pharmaceutical: Lioton, Flavamed, Quixx, Essilor, Prostamol, Urinal
Others: Humanic, Villeroy-Boch, Microsoft, Sony, Stihl, AKK Államkincstári Kötvény (State Treasury), E-On, FTC
Magazines I work for: Elle Hungary, Cosmopolitan Hungary, Glamour Hungary, Playboy Hungary, VinCE Magazine (Wine is all around), Rossmann magazine, Hamu & Gyémánt, Olivaloe magazine
Fashion companies, designers I work for: Levi’s, Manier, Artista, Luan B Lucia, Tamara Barnoff, Kármán Jewellery, Sármán Nóra, ESZKA - Szakos Kriszta
I had my first exhibition during my secondary school studies, had my second exhibition during my photography studies in Pécs, Hungary in the frames of a photo contest among schools.
1992* Exhibited fashion photos at Fashion Expo
1994 I had a special exposition at a very special point of Budapest: at the top of a water reservoir at Margaret Island.
2000 Magyar Fotográfusok Háza - Mai Manó Ház (Hungarian House of Photography) – the Sinar competition’s workes were exhibited
2002 Joint exhibition with leading Hungarian commercial photographers in Eger, Hungary
2007 Nov Exhibition of the published hommage book of Utas és holdvilág – FIND PRESS ARTICLE:
2011 July* Ateliers Pro Arts Art Center /A.P.A.! Művészeti Központ – Asztaltársaság (Company) was exhibited
2012 Mar* Exposition in Wien at Loffice - FIND PRESS ARTICLE:
2012 July* ’Nyomás alatt’ (Under pressure) - Joint pop up exhibition with Tamás Menyhárt Menyus painter at Pátria Nyomda (Pátria Printing House) – FIND VIDEO: http://vimeo.com/45385250
FIND PRESS ARTICLES:
2013 Nov KIÁL(LÍ)TÁS / SH(O)UT – exposition in MOHA cafe bar and cultural space - FIND PRESS ARTICLE: Prae.hu interview
2014 June Néhány kép/A couple of pics – exposition at IF Cafe
2015 June Roots – exhibitoin at On The Ground Floor Gallery, Los Angeles - FIND PRESS ARTICLE: Kulturpart interview
2015 August* auction @ Pajta Galéria, Salföld
2015 October Art Market Budapest 2015 in cooperation with Loffice
2015 December Asztaltársaság @ Edge Communication (AMB) office
2016 April-May MODULUS exhibition @ TOBE Gallery
2016 July joint exhibition @ Galerie du Colombier, Paris
2016 June-Sept KÓPIÁK joint retrospective exhibition curated by László Török @ Pajta Gallery, Salföld
2016 July-August BLU_ joint exibition curated by TOBE Gallery @ Pegazus, Szentbékkálla
2016 Kópiák collective retrospective exhibition curated by László Török @ Pajta Gallery, Salföld, Hungary
2016 NEXUS solo exhibiton, Fest;tisztít Gallery, Budapest
2016 Art Market Budapest – with TOBE Gallery & Random
2017 Here we are!, collective exhibition of Random Group, KUBIK, Budapest
2017 March MIA Photo Fair with TOBE Gallery, Italy, Milano
2017 Scratch, collective exhibition with Random Group @ Budapest Photo Festival, Artbázis, Budapest
2017 Object Of Desire, collective exhibition with Random Group @ Photometria International Photography Festival, Ioannia, Greece
2017 Subjectum, the photograph ’Beauty’ of Nexus series became the leading picture of the group exhibition @ Budapest Spring Festival, Várkert Bazár
2017 Love in five batches, group exhibition, L Art Open Studios (LAOS), Budapest
2017 ’Külbecs, belcsíny’ collective exhibition at Hybridart Space, Budapest
2017 Urban in the countryside series, Salföld, Hungary
2017 October Art Market Budapest 2017 – TOBE Gallery & Random booth
2017 October Photo Romania Festival, joint exhibition of Random Group with the Object of desire
2018 March* MIA Photo Fair – TOBE Gallery booth, Milano - FIND PRESS ARTICLE: Phroommagazine.com article
2018 March Object of desire, Random group’s common exhibition, Gallery, Budapest
2018 April-June Csöndesen – collective exhibition of still life photographs, Budapest Photo Festival, Kiscelli Museum, Budapest
2018 May-June unREAL – solo exhibition, TOBE Gallery, Budapest
Art and advertising awards:
1992 Festival Of Amateur Films – award for making a film, titled Lakók (Habitant)
2000 Swiss Sinar Photo Competition - first award for my photo project, titled Apám (Father)
2 Golden Blades (so called Aranypenge, Hungarian first award), 1 Silver and 1 Bronze Blade (Ezüstpenge – second award, Bronzpenge – third award) for advertising campaigns