CV

Main solo exhibitions

 

2018   Unkarin Kultuuri Institut, Helsinki, Finland (forthcoming)
2018   Timeless Textiles, Newcastle, Australia (forthcoming)
2017   WWCC Art Gallery, Rock Springs, WY, USA
2017   Artus, Budapest, Hungary
2016   Fészek Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2015   New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA, USA

2015   Colorida Art Gallery, Lisboa, Portugal

2015   Vargas Gallery, Santa Clara, CA, USA

2014   Hillyer Art Space, Washington DC, USA

2014   World of Threads Festival, Toronto, Canada

2013   Mansfeld Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2012   FUGA, Budapest, Hungary

2012   Small Synagogue, Eger, Hungary

2012   Closter Zlatna, Koruna, Czech Republic

2011   Collegium Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

2011   Újlipótvárosi Klub-Galéria, Budapest, Hungary

2010   Budapest Galéria, Budapest, Hungary,

2010   Haarlem City Council Gallery, Haarlem, The Netherlands

2009   Danish Quilt Show, Silkeborg, Denmark

2008   Ungari Instituut, Tallin, Estonia

2007   Municipal Museum, Győr, Hungary

2007   Municipal Gallery, Miskolc, Hungary

2006   Kanneltalo Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

2006   Neues Stadtmuseum, Landsberg am Lech, Germany

2005   Accademia Ungarese, Rome, Italy

2004   Galerie Panien, Berlin, Germany

2003   DOTE Gallery, Debrecen, Hungary

2002   Vigado Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2001   Municipal Gallery, Pécs, Hungary

 

 

Selected group exhibitions

 

2017   Biennial Paper Fibre Art, Taipei, Taiwan

2017   Miniartextil, Como, Italy

2017   World Textile Art Biennial, Montevideo, Uruguay

2017   New Quilting, Rheged, Cumbria, UK

2017   Artextures, Ste Marie Aux Mines, France

2017   International Textile Biennale, Haacht, Belgium

2017   Dialogues / Quilt Art, Lincoln, NE, USA

2017   Shifting Landscapes, Santa Fe, NM, USA

2017   9e Triennale Internationale du Papier, Charmey, Switzerland

2016   From Lausanne to Beijing, Shenzen, China

2016   Holding, Newcastle, Australia

2016   Fiberart International, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

2016   Cartasia Paper Biennial, Lucca, Italy

2016   Transgressing Traditions, Schwheinfurth, NY, USA

2015   Fiber Arts VII., Sebastopol, CA, USA

2015   Dialogues/ Quilt Art, Heidelberg, Germany,

2015   Extreme Fibers, Muskegon, MA, USA

2015   Paper Art Biennial, Cirencester, UK

2015   5th Triennial of Textile Art, Szombathely, Hungary

2014   ITAB San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA, USA

2014   8e Triennale Internationale du Papier, Charmey, Switzerland

2013   Innovations in Fiber Art, Sebastopol, CA, USA

2013   Paper – Tradition and Experiment, Vilnius, Lithuania

2013   Book and Paper Art Biennial Sofia, Bulgaria

2013   Artextures, Paris Forney, France

2013   Fiberart International, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

2013   Desert In Bloom Paperart Biennial, Beer Sheva, Israel

2012   1st International Antalya Fashion and Textile Biennial, Antalya, Turkey

2012   Paper Global II., Deggendorf, Germany

2012   Amateras, Paper Miniature Exhibition, Sofia, Bulgaria

2012   Fantastic Fibers, Paducah, KY, USA

2012   Scythia Contemporary Textile Art Exhibition, Kherson, Ukraine

2012   4th Triennial of Textile Art, Szombathely, Hungary

2012   European Quilt Triennial, Heidelberg, Germany

2012   Europe-Asie Textile Exhibition, Kedainiai, Lithuania

2012   Voices / Quilt Art, Bovey Tracey, Devon, UK

2012   Through Our Hands, Leamington Spa, UK

2012   Quilt Nihon, Tokyo, Japan

2012   Quilt Art Elements, Philadelphia, USA

2012   European Art Quilts VI., Birmingham, UK

2011   World Textile Art VI. Biennial, Oaxaca, Mexico

2011   Artextures, Ste Marie Aux Mines, Paris, France

2011   Textiles in a Tube Fiberart, Greeville, SC, USA

2011   7th International Triennial of Contemporary Textile Art, Tournai, Belgium

2010   4th Riga Textile and Fibre Art Triennial, Latvia

2010   Slices / Quilt Art, Bankfield, Halifax, and other venues UK

2010   Creative Force, Huston, USA

2010   European Art Quilts V., Birmingham, UK

2009   3th Triennial of Textile Art, Szombathely, Hungary

2009   European Quilt Triennial, Heidelberg, Germany

2008   Quilt Visions, San Diego, USA

2006   European Art Quilts IV, Lyon, France

2006   Contemporary Art Quilts, Uffington, UK

2006   2nd Triennial of Textile Art, Szombathely, Hungary

2005   Quilt 2005, Birmingham, England

2005   Quilt Nihon, Japan

2003   European Art Quilts, Birmingham, England

2003   Tradition and Modernity, Lyon, France

2003   Contemporary Art Quilts, Uffington, UK

2003   1st Triennial of Textile Art, Szombathely, Hungary

2002   Euroga 2002+, Mönchengladbach, Germany

2001   European Championships, Veldhoven, Holland

2000   Quilt Expo, Strasbourg, France

2000   16th Biennial of Textile Art, Szombathely, Hungary

1999   Mettissage et mes Tissage, St Jean de Luz, France

1998   Forms and colours, Paris, France.

1998   Simolia 98, Paris, France

1997   European Quilt Championships, Veldhoven, Holland

1996   1000 Years Austria, Baden, Austria

 

 

Prizes

 

2017   World Textile Art Biennial, Montevideo, Uruguay. Second Prize

2017   Shifting Landscapes, Santa Fe, NM, USA. Honourable Mention: Award of Excellence

2016   Transgressing Traditions, Schweinfurt, NY, USA. Best of Show Award

2016   From Lausanne to Beijing, Shenzen, China. Honourable Mention

2015   Fiber Arts VII., Sebastopol, CA, USA. Second Prize

2014   Art Quilt Elements, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Innovation in Medium Award

2013   Innovations in Fiber Art, Sebastopol, CA, USA. Prize of Excellence

2012   1st International Antalya Textile Biennial, Green Textiles. Third prize

2012   Fantastic Fibers, Paducah, USA. Etcetera Coffeehouse Award

2011   World Textile Art VI. Biennial, Oaxaca, Mexico. Third prize

2010   Art Quilts, Infinity Gallery, USA. Best of Show Award

2009   3th Triennial of Textile Art, Szombathely, Hungary. Prize of the Ministry of Culture and Education

2006   Time Patches, Irsee, Germany. Fourth prize

2005   Quilt 2005, Festival of Quilts, Birmingham, England. Jurors commendation

2005   Quilt en Sud, St. Jean de Luz, France. First prize

2004   Trip in a Colorful World, Val d’Argent, France. Second prize

2002   Speak about Europe, Quilt Expo, Barcelona, Spain. Fourth prize

2002   Euroga 2002+, Mönchengladbach, Germany. Third prize

2002   „Art Textil“, La Bourboule, France. First prize

2001  Water and Fire, Veldhoven, The Netherlands. First prize

2000   Quilt Expo, Strassbourg, France. Third prize

1999   Mettissage et mes Tissage, St Jean de LuzFrance. First prize

1998   Forms and colours, Paris, France. Second prize

1997   Quilt Championships, Veldhoven, Holland. Best of Show

 

Appearance in publications

 

2016   Pia Puonti: A tu per tu con Eszter Bornemisza, Quilt Italia, 2016/1, Italy

2015   Lasse Antonsen: Conscience & History: The Art of Eszter Bornemisza FiberArtNow, 2015/4, USA

2015   Sue Marks: Eszter Bornemisza: In Charlotte Yde (ed): Dialogues & Small Talk, UK

2015   Don Wilkinson: Review: Artist Takes Viewer on Tour of City in Her Mind, South Coast Today, Jan 29, 2015

2015   Through Our Hands, Portfolio, UK, 2015

2015   Gillian Cooper: Quilt Art at 30: Dialogues at the Quilt Museum British Patchwork & Quilting, 2015 December 15, UK

2014   Kurt Shaw: Review: Box Heart Exhibit Draws Works from Artists Across the Globe, Pittsburgh Tribune Jan. 22, 2014

2014   Mark Jenkins: Eszter Bornemisza: Urban Textures May 24, The Washington Post

2015   Cas Holmes: Stitch Stories: Personal places, spaces and traces in textile art, Batsford, UK, 2015

2014   Linda Seward: The Ultimate Guide to Art Quilt Techniques, Sixth&Spring Books, New York, USA

2013   Sandra Meech: Creative Quilts, Batsford, UK

2013   Molnár Szilvia: Irányított véletlen, Építész Közlöny 2013 április, Hungary

2013   Nacsinák Gergely András:  A szavak tárnáiból, 2013. november 28. – Liget Műhely – szellemi üzem, Hungary

2012   Bocsi Rita: Mintha történelemről nem is hallottak volna, Egri Szín, 2012. 06. 11.  Hungary

2012   Holló Miklós: Vert textilek menete, Egri Ügyek, 2012. 07.08, Hungary

2012   Mary Schoeser: Textiles: The Art of Mankind, Thames & Hudson

2012   Sandra Meech: Connecting Design to Stich, Batsford, UK

2011   Janet Twinn: Colour in Art Quilts, Batsford, UK

2011   Heilmann Anna: Fonalba oltott textilkódok, Magyar Iparművészet, 2011/2, Hungary

2011   Marillai Andrea: Képbe varrt városok, Képmás, 2011 március, Hungary

2010   Linda Colsh: Art Quilts in Europe, Surface Design Magazine, 4/2010, USA

2012   Charlotte Yde (ed): Voices of Quilt Art, UK

2010   Charlotte Yde (ed.): Quilt Art @ 25, UK

2010   Rachel Penn (ed.): The Art Quilt Collection, Sixth&Spring Book, New York, USA

2010   Carolyn Lee Vehslage: Profiled Artist: Eszter Bornemisza,  SAQA Journal, 4/2010, USA

2010   Astrid Reck: Zu Gast bei Eszter Bornemisza, Patchworkideen, 4/2010, Germany

2010   Bornemisza 2010, Catalogue, Grafium, Hungary

2009   Husz Mária: Jelen-lét, Hungarian Applied Arts 2009/3

2009   Charlotte Yde: Eszter Bornemisza, Kludemagasinet 1/2009, Danmark

2009   Sandra Meech: Connecting Art to Stich, Batsford, UK

2008   Martha Sielman: Masters: Art Quilts, Lark Books, USA/UK

2007   Charlotte Yde (ed.): Quilt Art 22, UK

2007   Sandra Meech: Contemporary Quilts: Design, Surface and Stitch, Batsford, UK

2007   Aliz Torday: Textilművész – matematikusból, Magyar Iparművészet, 2007/3, Hungary

2006   Rosario Casanovas: Hoy presentamos el trabajo be Eszter Bornemisza, SPE, 03/2006, Spain

2006   Hartfrid Neunzert (ed): Moderne quilts, Neues Stadtmuseum Landsberg am Lech, Germany

2006   Sandra Meech: Creative Quilts: Texture & Stich, Batsford, UK

2005   Susan Denton, Charlotte Yde (eds.): Quilt Art 20, UK

2005   Celia Eddy, Mitchell Beazley: Quilted Planet, London, UK

2005   Bakács Tibor: Nő gukkerral, varrótűvel, rongyok között, Találkozások Magazin, Hungary

2002   Gül Laporte: Eszter Bornemisza, Magic Patch, France

2002   Bornemisza Eszter, Catalogue, Grafium, Hungary,

2002   Lukovics Judit: On the Edge of Arts, HomeDesign, Hungary

2001   Gabi Meier: Quilts von Eszter Bornemisza, Quiltjournal, Austria

2001   Husz Maria: Szelíd diadal, Echo, Hungary

2000   Beatrice Rodaro-Vico: Profiles of Artists,  Eszter Bornemisza, Euroquilt, France

 

 

Works in Collections

 

2015   Szombathely Pinakotek, Szombathely, Hungary

2012   Amateras Foundation, Paper Miniature Collection, Sofia, Bulgaria

2012   Akdeniz University Faculty of Fine Arts & Textile Design Department, Antalya, Turkey

2011   Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, Hungary

2011   Word Textile Art Collection of Mini-textiles, Mexico

and private collections in the US and Europe

 

1955   Born, Debrecen, Hungary

 

Studies

1978   Kossuth Lajos University of Sciences | MA mathematics

1993   Kossuth Lajos University of Sciences | PhD mathematical statistics

 

Work

 

1978- 1998 researcher in mathematical statistics for social sciences

1998- 2010 self taught independent quilt artist

2011- 2017 independent fiber artist and teacher


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I am a fibre artist living in Budapest, Hungary, working with recycled paper, textiles and other found soft materials.