CV

Main Solo Exhibitions

2022  The City Within, Gallery Abbey Romane D’Alspach, Kaysersberg, France
2022    Urban Relations, National Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria

2021    Linkages, Timeless Textiles Gallery, Newcastle, Australia

2020    And Now? Fuga Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2019    Urban Textures, Hvitspói Gallery, Akureyri, Iceland
2019    Kurochka Ryaba Festival, St Petersburg, Russia
2019    You Are Here, Festival of Quilts, Birmingham, UK
2019    Insights (with Livia Toth), Zalaegerszeg Center of the Arts, Zalaegerszeg Hungary
2019    Cityscapes, Szekszard Arts Center, Szekszard, Hungary

2018     Urban Scars, Fuga Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2018     EPM, Ste Marie Aux Mines, France
2018     Textile and Ceramics (with Johanna Rytköla) Unkarin Kultuuri Institut, Helsinki, Finland
2018     Urban Textures Timeless Textiles Gallery, Newcastle, Australia

2017     WWCC Art Gallery, Rock Springs, WY, USA
2017     Urban Linkages, Artus, Budapest, Hungary

2016     Fészek Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2015     Urban Narratives New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA, USA
2015     Colorida Art Gallery, Lisboa, Portugal
2015     Vargas Gallery, Santa Clara, CA, USA

2014     UrbanTextures, Hillyer Art Space, Washington DC, USA
2014     World of Threads Festival, Toronto, Canada

2013     Mansfeld Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2012     FUGA, Budapest, Hungary
2012     March, 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     Madarsky Kulturni Institut, Prague, Czech Republic
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
2007     Quilt Festival, Sitges, Spain

2006     Kanneltalo Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2006     Neues Stadtmuseum, Landsberg am Lech, Germany

2005     Quilt und…, Wien, Austria
2005     Accademia Ungarese, Rome, Italy

2004     Galerie Panien, Berlin, Germany

2003     DOTE Gallery, Debrecen, Hungary

2002     Institute Hongrois, Paris, France
2002     Újpest Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2002     Vigado Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2001     Municipal Gallery Börzsöny, Szob Hungary
2001     Municipal Gallery, Pécs, Hungary

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022   Introduction to our Artists, Lilienthal Gallery, Knoxville, TN, USA
2022     Excellence in Fibers VII, Schweinfurth Art Center, NY, USA
2022     5th International Paperart Biennale,  Trumpeldor University Gallery, Beer-Sheva, Israel
2022     Finding your Thread, Timeless Textiles Gallery,  Newcastle, Australia
2022     “Material Thinking” 1st International Material Art Biennale, Sky Art Center in Qingdao, China
2022     Breath of the City (four man show) Tér-Kép Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2022     Change, Paper Art Biennial, NTCRI Nantou, Taiwan

2021     Approach, Obara Paper Art Museum, Toyota City, Japan
2021     Origins and Destinations, The Paper Academy, Gilleleje, Denmark
2021     Paper Art Fest, Fengxian Museum Shanghai, China
2021     Paper Global 5 Handwerkmuseum, Deggendorf, Germany
2021     8th European Quilt Triennial, Heidelberg, Germany
2021     11th From Lausanne To Beijing International Fiber Art Biennial, Tsinghua Univ. Art Museum, China
2021     Lucca Biennale Cartasia, Municipal Museum, Lucca, Italy
2021     AMATERAS Paper Art Exhibition, Sofia, Bulgaria
2021     International Textile Triennial, Savaria Museum, Szombathely, Hungary
2021     Textile Art of Today, Danubiana Museum, Bratislava, Slovakia
2021     Art Textile Biennial, East Gippsland Gallery, Bairnsdale, Australia

2020     Taiwan International Quilt Exhibition 2020, Tainan City, Taiwan
2020     8th International Artist Book Triennial, Vilnius, Lithuania

2019     Transparent, translucent and Open, Mank Gallery Szentendre, Hungary
2019     Arte Textil, Puro Gallery, La Paz, Bolivia
2019     SOFA: Intricate: Complexity & Beauty Sewn Up, Gallery of Female Design Council, Chicago, USA
2019   Construct, 62 Group exhibition, Sunny Bank Mills, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
2019   Fiber Arts IX. Sebastopol Centre of the Arts, CA, USA
2019   Shanghai International Paper Art Biennale, Fengxian Museum, Shanghai, China
2019   From Above, Mixed media exhibition, Stadtmuseum Einbeck, Einbeck, Germany
2019   International Textile Biennial, Kunststichting Perspektif, Haacht, Belgium
2019   Cultura Diffusa, collateral to Miniartextil, Como, Italy
2019   Material Evidence, Quilt Art Group Exhibition, Menier Gallery, London, UK
2019   Garden of Eden, ETN Fiberart Exhibition, Haslach, Austria
2019   Fab Fiber, three man show, Vargas Gallery, Santa Clara, CA, USA
2019   International Techstyle Exhibition, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, CA, USA
2019   Amateras Paper Art Biennial, Sofia, Bulgaria
2019   Textural Textures Paper Art Biennial, Beer Sheva, Israel
2019   Scythia Biennial, Kherson, Ukraine

2018   Ctrl/Shift exhibition 62 Group, MAC, Birmingham, UK
2018   World of Threads, QEPCCC, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
2018   Paper Global, Stadtmuseum Deggendorf, Germany
2018   Textile Art of Today, Danubiana Art Museum, Slovakia
2018   Artextures, Alsace, Paris, France
2018   6th Triennial of Textile Art, Szombathely, Hungary
2018   Excellence in Fibers III. San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, CA, USA
2018   10th From Lausanne To Beijing International Fiber Art Biennial, Tsinghua Univ. Art Museum, China

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    Pelso, Balatoni Múzeum , Keszthely, Hungary
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

2021   AMATERAS Paper Art Exhibition, Sofia, Bulgaria, Grand Prix
2021   Art Textile Biennial, East Gippsland Gallery, Bairnsdale, Australia, Art Textile Biennial Award (main prize)
2021   11th From Lausanne To Beijing International Fiber Art Biennial, China, Award of Excellence

2019   Fiber Arts IX. Sebastopol Centre of the Arts, CA, USA, Best of Show Award

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
2013   Pelso, Hungary: prize of the Association of Hungarian Fine and Applied Artists

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

2022     Anne Kempton (ed): Finding your Thread, Timeless Textiles, Newcastle, Australia
2022     Martha Sielman (ed): Exploring Art Quilts with SAQA, vol III, Lark Books, USA/UK
2022     Moira Simpson: Urban Reflections, Textile Fiber Forum, #145, Australia

2021     Pertics Flora: Elegáns megoldások, Prae Művészeti portal, 2021. 02. 21. Hungary

2020     Diane Howell: Artists to Watch: Eszter Bornemisza. Art Quilt Quarterly No. 20, March, USA
2020     Jo Hall: Heading in a New Direction: Eszter Bornemisza’s Multifaceted Wall-hangings..Embroidery Magazine March, UK

2019     Maggie Jarman: The Map as Massage:Eszter Bornemisza’s ’Real and…, Contemporary Quilts December 2019, UK
2019     Maria Rosaria Roseo: A journey through real and imaginary cities with Eszter Bornemisza, Artemorbida , Italy
2019   Helen Adams: Multilayered Surfaces, textilecurator.com/eszter-bornemisza
2019   Marta Kargól: Fictive and Real Cities, Eszter Bornemisza, Textielplus Magazine, The Netherlands
2019   Charlotte Yde ed.: Material Ecidence/ Traces, Quilt Art, UK

2018   Andra Stanton: Dimensional Cloth: Sculptue by Contemporary Textile Artists, Schiffer Publishing, USA
2018   Martha Sielman: Art Quilt Retrospective: 50 Years of Innovation, Schiffer Publishing, USA

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

2018   International Quilt Study Center and Museum, NE, USA

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 numerous private collections in the US and Europe

Eszter Bornemisza

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 – today   Independent fiber artist and teacher