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
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
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
Others: Humanic, Villeroy-Boch, Microsoft, Sony, Stihl, AKK Államkincstári Kötvény (State Treasury)
Magazines I work for: Elle Hungary, Cosmopolitan Hungary, Glamour Hungary, Playboy Hungary, VinCE Magazine (Wine is all around)
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
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