Artist’s profile / Művészprofil

SAXON Szász János

János Szász Saxon

Freelance artist / Független képzőművész

Born / Született: 11 September 1964, Tarpa (Hungary)
Address / Cím: H-1034 Budapest, Tímár utca 17. Fszt. 3.
Atelier / Műterem: H-2624 Szokolya, Fő utca 23.
E-mail: saxon-szasz@invitel.hu / saxon@poly-universe.com

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Masters / Mesterek

Tibor Csiky sculptor and János Fajó painter in Budapest
Carmelo Arden Quin artist-theoretician in Paris

Qualifications / Tanulmányok

2004  Study tours to “El Camino” Santiago de Compostella (S)
1986-  Study tours to Paris, Moscow, Linz, Madrid, Milano, Naples, Berlin, Bruxelles, New York, Fortaleza etc.
1988-89  Post-graduated from the University of Art and Design, with a metal public sculpture, Budapest (H)
1984-88 
Graduated from the Bánki Donát Technical College (Óbudai University), Budapest (H)
1982-90   Graduated from Pesti Műhely (Pest Workshop), Budapest (H)
1978-82
  Zrínyi Ilona High School, Nyíregyháza (H)

Employment / Művészeti aktivitás

2011-  ESMA – European Society for Mathematics and Art (Paris) – member
2010-  Poly-Universe Ltd. – co-founder, owner
2010- 
Bridges Organization (USA) – participant
2008- 
Experience Workshop – Experience Centered Education of Mathematic (H) – artist and educator
2007-  Salon des réalités nouvelles Paris – participant
2003-   International Symmetry Association (Budapest) – member
1995-   International Mobile MADI Museum Foundation (Hungary) co-founder, curator
2005-2012
MTA-MADI Geometria Galéria, Győr (H) – art organizer-director
1998-2010 MADI art periodical (Budapest) – co-founder and editor
1992-2010
International MADI Company, Paris (the movement started in 1946 in Buenos Aires), member
1992-2010 Árnyékkötők Foundation (Budapest) – president
1990-2004 ÁME, Light and Shadow Art Association (1990- in Budapest) – founder and president
1990-2004 Árnyékkötők electrographic art/co-media periodical (Budapest) – co-founder, editor
1989-2004
Árnyékkötők group (Budapest) – founder, member, organiser
1991-1993 Lappangó Elem group (Budapest) – founder, member
1988-1991 Meditation group (Budapest) – member
1982-1983
Csepeli Műhely (Csepel workshop) – member
1979-1983 Gönc- Encs Nemzetközi Alkotótábor/ International creative camp – member
1978-1982
Nyíregyházi Vizuális Műhely (Nyíregyháza Workshop) – co-founder

Prizes, scholarships / Díjak, ösztöndíjak

2011  Pollock-Krasner Grant – New York
2010 
Prize of ScienTile, Bridges Pécs 2010
2010 
Special Award of the Innovation – Pannon Novum, (H)
2009 
Prize of POLIUNIVERSE – knowledge produc – Innoreg, Gábor Baross, (H)
2008
  Artists scholarship – National Culture Fund – Budapest
2005  Artists scholarship “20thCentury of József Attila” – Budapest
2005  Artists scholarship – National Culture Fund, Budapest
2004  Prize MET, 22nd Miskolc National Graphic Art Biennal – Miskolc, (H)
2003  Prize of Csepeli Alkotó Fórum “Hommage á white colour” – Budapest
2002  Pollock-Krasner Grant – New York
2001-02  Site Ations artist residence – Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New York, Staten Island
2001  MADI scholarship – FAME (Hungary)
2000  Atelier résidence – Espace de l’Art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux (F)
1999  Artist scholarship – National Culture Fund (H)