Jovián, György
Born in ªimleu Silvaniei in 1951

...One must paint. Painting is about my own life, and about the compulsion that one must paint. It does not matter what, just to do it. A landscape, for example, like the old ones (the landscapes of the soul...?), becoming a picture out of memory.

Étude Pour Les Fleurs I, 2012
Étude Pour Les Fleurs II, 2012
Étude Pour Les Fleurs III, 2012
Étude Pour La Démolition VII, 2010
Klára Korzenszky - Cantatrice, 2011–2012
Kristóf Erdődy - Poete, 2011–2012

Biography

2008Scholarship of Budapest to Paris, the Cité Internationale des Arts
2002Scholarship of Lisbon
2001The award of the The Hungarian Ministry of National Cultural Heritage on the exhibition Experience and Idea
1999Munkácsy-award
The award of the Hungarian Painters' Foundation on the exhibition Melancholy
The Portuguese scholarship of the Instituto de Arte Contemporanea of Lisbon
1991, 1995The scholarship of the Austrian Ministry of Culture (Kulturkontakt)
1991, 1992The scholarship of Magyar Hitelbank
1986The scholarship of Madrid of the Ministry of Education
1985The scholarship of the Hungarian Academy Rome
1984-1986Derkovits-scholarship
1984The of the Derkovits-scholarship
1970-75 Institutul de Arte Plastice Nicolae Grigorescu (Academy of Fine Arts), painter major, Bucharest (Romania). Teachers: Florin Mitroi, Corneliu Baba, Constantin Blendea, Marius Cilievici
1966-1970Liceul de Muzica si Arte Plastice, Oradea

Single exhibitions

2007Forest (Blowup), Inda Gallery, Budapest
Earth-Images, Társalgó Gallery, Budapest
2006Plein Art 8, Café Eckermann, Budapest
Obsession, Xantus János Museum, Győr
2005Resurrectio Homini, Church Gallery, Eger
Tillage, Bartók 32 Gallery, Budapest
Hungarian Institute, Stuttgart, Germany
2003Galeria da Cisterna, Faculdade de Belas-Artes, Lisbon, Portuguese
Different, KAS Gallery, Budapest
2002One must sail..., Historical Collection, Sicc-villa, Leányfalu
Kunst aus Ungarn, Haus Dingenthal (with Ilona Lovas), Weil der Stadt, Germany
2001nah und fern fern und nah?, Haus Ungarn (with Hans Mendler), Berlin
Dorottya Gallery, Budapest
The attack of gentleness, K. A. S. Gallery, Budapest
2000Paintings, Wendelinskapelle - Kunstforum, Weil der Stadt, Germany
Hungarian pavilion, VIP-saloon, Expo, Hannover
The gallery of the Lamberg Castle (with Hans Mendler), Mór
1999Schloss Halberg, Saarbrücken
Bacchus, Bacchus, Kulturinstitut der Republik Ungarn (with Hans Mendler), Stuttgart
Luz-o-mania, eveArt Gallery, Budapest
1998Up/Down, Óbudai Társaskör Gallery, Budapest
Csepel Gallery, Budapest
Old pictures/New pictures, MOL Gallery, Szolnok
Liszt Saloon, Hungarian Institute, Paris

Group exhibitions

2011Art Market Budapest 2011, Millenáris, Budapest
New York, Rio, Tokyo, Inda Gallery, Budapest
2010Best Before End, Inda Gallery, Budapest
2007Contemporary Private Collections X - György Bélai, Godot Gallery, Budapest
Saint John of Nepumuk, saint of Central-Europe, Municipal Museum, Bratislava, Slovakia
Figurative Cave Paintings, Csók István Gallery, Budapest
Shadows, Zikkurat Gallery, Budapest
Vision and Passion, Reök Palace, Szeged
Nézetek-Nézzetek, Olof Palme House, Budapest
Baudelaire, Petőfi Irodalmi Múzeum, Budapest
2006Saint John of Nepumuk, saint of Central-Europe, Panstwowe Muzeum Archeologiczne, Warsaw, Poland
Dante Alighieri in Contemporary Hungarian Art, Italian Institute, Szeged
Saint John of Nepumuk, saint of Central-Europe, Museum Slaska Cieszynskiego, Teschen, Poland
La divina commedia illustrata dagli artisti ungheresi, Hungarian Academy, Rome, Italy
Saint John of Nepumuk, saint of Central-Europe, Museum Mimara, Zagreb, Croatia
Dante Alighieri in Contemporary Hungarian Art, La sala S.Carlo, Arpino, Italy
Watching Each Other, exhibition of the Szinyei Society, Bánffy Palace, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
The Conceptual Abstraction of Individual Petroglyphs', Godot Gallery, Budapest
The Collection of Dr. Böhm, Schloss Lichtenwald, Chemnitz, Germany
The Road, Kunsthalle, Budapest
Plug – Art Fair, Kunsthalle, Budapest
2005Thirty-three – The Society of Hungarian Painters is Ten Years Old', Hilton Budapest WestEnd, Budapest
Saint John of Nepumuk, saint of Central-Europe, Palacio de los Serrano, Avila, Spain
Dialogue 2005 – The Photo as Medium, Olof Palme House, Budapest
Roots - Finnish, Hungarian, Romanian, Bulgarian Art Symposium VI, Bartók 32 Gallery,
Budapest
Roots - Finnish, Hungarian, Romanian, Bulgarian Art Symposium VI, Karinthy Salon, Budapest
Dante Alighieri in Contemporary Hungarian Art, Italian Institute, Budapest
Checkmate, Nádor Gallery, Budapest
Augenschmaus, Haus Dingethal, Weil der Stadt, Germany
Kogart Salon 2005, Kogart House, Budapest
2004Saint John of Nepumuk, saint of Central-Europe, Palais Porcia-Jesuiten Foyer, Vienna, Austria
Creator in Creation, Olof Palme House, Budapest
Hungarian Collage 1910-2004, Municipal Gallery, Győr
Saint John of Nepumuk, saint of Central-Europe, Austrian Institute, Prague, Czech Republic
Idegen Művészetek Múzeuma, Sofia, Bulgária
Saint John of Nepumuk, saint of Central-Europe, Jesuit Church, Klattau, Czech Republic
2003Budapest coctail, MAMÜ Gallery, Budapest
The End of Painting?, Olof Palme House, Budapest
Hunten Kunst, Houtkamphal, Doetinchem, Netherlands
Saint John of Nepumuk, saint of Central-Europe, Raffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich, Raffeisenforum, Linz, Austria
Saint John of Nepumuk, saint of Central-Europe, Villa Ghellini, Villaverla, Italy
The Way of the Soul – Variations for the Representation of the Invisible, Vigadó Gallery, Budapest
WeibsBilder, Haus Dingethal, Weil der Stadt, Germany
2002Budapest Printmakers, Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, USA
Saint John of Nepumuk, saint of Central-Europe, Moderner Kunst Museum, Passau, Germany
FIAT LUX IV, Erlin Gallery, Budapest
Silence and Word – Between God and Man', Erdős Renée House, Budapest
The painter's garden, New Colony of Artists, Gödöllő
17th National Statuette Biennial, Pécs
2001In black and white, Kunsthalle, Budapest
Orbis pictus, Laczkó Dezső Museum, Veszprém
Experience and Idea, Castlemuseum, Gödöllő
Inner space - New spaces in the perspective of space and time, Vigadó Gallery, Budapest
2000Dialogue, Kunsthalle, Budapest
On memory, Vigadó Gallery, Budapest
Spatial drawing, Nádor Gallery, Budapest
1999Melancholy, Ernst Museum, Budapest
Farewell to the Twentieth Century, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest
MAMŰ-exhibition, Haus Ungarn, Berlin
1998Inner drawing, Nádor Gallery, Budapest
9th National Drawing Biennial, Historical Museum of Nógrád, Salgótarján
Idée Fixe, MAMŰ-exhibition, The Lajos Street exhibition room of Budapest Gallery, Budapest
1997Oil/Canvas, Kunsthalle, Budapest
White images, Vigadó Gallery, Budapest
Budapest 125, Budapest Gallery, Budapest
Jahr(hundert)tausend(w)ende, Altes Schloss, Dillingen, Germany
 

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