About

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Katalin Pazmandi is a multi media installation artist & visionary painter, born in Hungary. In 2000 she graduated at the Karoly Eszterhazy College in Eger, Hungary, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Visual Arts - Visual Art Education. She moved to the United States in 2001. In 2006 she has completed one semester at the School of Visual Arts in New York in Painting. She was Instructor of Record of Introduction to Sculpture class at the State University of New York at New Paltz and has received a Research and Creative Project Award for 2014.  She is one of the recipients of the Sojourner Truth Grant in 2015 and she is a graduate of the SUNY New Paltz MFA Sculpture program. Currently she moved to Oregon to create a biodynamic permaculture farm and land art project (see Tree of Life Project for more info).

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I build sacred spaces and paint visionary paintings that want to materialize through me from higher realms. Being connected to my roots and to breathe in unity with our earth mother is one of the most important pillars of my life. From there I try to build a shelter that lights up the darkness.

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RESUME

Education

2015            Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture - State University of New York at New Paltz

2006 fall     School of Visual Arts, New York, Painting  

2000           Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fine Arts - Art Education - Karoly Eszterhazy College, Eger, HUNGARY

 

Additional Education

2005-2006  The Art Students League , New York

1994 fall       Vestjyllands Hojskole, Ringkobing, DENMARK

 

Professional Experience

2016            Guest artist teacher, sculpture class, With-Flying Colors, Hurley, Poughkeepsie, NY

2016 spring  Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, guest artist teacher, Bethel, NY

2015 spring  Project Assistant - Petah Coyne studio, Accord, NY

2014 fall       Project Assistant - Martin Puryear studio, Accord, NY

2013-2014    Instructor of Record, Intro to Sculpture class, SUNY New Paltz

2013-2014    Teaching Assistant, Internships to College Art Teaching Basic Sculpture class and Design : Form class, SUNY New Paltz

2013             Graduate Assistant, Sculpture Department, SUNY New Paltz

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018            Tree of Life Garden, Williams, Oregon

2013            TransNdanceNdrum Center, Rosendale, NY

2009            Wings Gallery, Rosendale, NY

2008            Varga Gallery Solo Series, Muddy Cup Studios, Kingston, NY

2000            Artist of the Month  Town Hall Gallery, Balatonfured, HUNGARY

1998             Town Gallery, Balatonfoldvar, HUNGARY

 

Group Exhibitions

2017          Chakra Healing Portal /installation/ Unison Sculpture Garden, New Paltz, NY

2016          Sacred Tree III /installation and performance/  O+ Festival, Kingston, NY  

2016           Lumenoctis /installation/ Burning Man 2016, Black Rock City, NV

2016           Sacred Tree II  Unframed Artist Gallery, New Paltz, NY

2016           Sacred Tree I  Unison Sculpture Garden, New Paltz, NY

2015           Sculpt!  Art Society of Kingston, Kingston, NY

2015            MFA Thesis Show  Samuel Dorsky Museum, The State University of New York at New Paltz, NY

2015            Lumen - Entering /installation and performance/ Unison Sculpture Garden, New Paltz, NY 

2015            Practicum  ArtBar Gallery, Kingston, NY

2015             Improper Articles  Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014             In-between Gallery, State University of New York at New Paltz

2014             Manifest!  Rotunda Gallery, State University of New York at New Paltz

2009-2010   Wings Gallery, Rosendale, NY

2008            Woodstock Artists Association and Museum, Woodstock, NY

2008            Three of Each  Varga Gallery, Woodstock, NY

2006            April Fool's Day  The Frying Pan Boat Gallery, New York, NY

2006            Juried Group Exhibition, The Art Students League, New York, NY

2004            Small Works  3636 Studio, Queens, NY

2001             Town Gallery, Balatonfured, HUNGARY

1996             Mural for Town Chapel, permanent exhibition, Bakonybel, HUNGARY

1994             Town Gallery, Zirc, HUNGARY

 

Grants and Awards 

2015            Sojourner Truth Fellowship Grant, SUNY New Paltz

2014            Research and Creative Project Award, SUNY New Paltz

1994 fall      Student Exchange Program, Vestjyllands Hojskole, DENMARK

 

Publications, Illustration

2009           Poster for One Armed Man Production, Rosendale Theater, Rosendale, NY

2009           Theater poster, Canaltown Arts Center, Rosendale, NY

2001            Illustrations for novel Frank Peretti: Tilly  Harmat Publisher, Budapest, HUNGARY

1996            Logo and Background paintings for Natural History Museum, Zirc, HUNGARY