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ÉVA KÖVES

Born 1965 in Moscow
Lives and works in Budapest.

Studies:
1984-89 Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Painting, Budapest

Membership:
National Union of Hungarian Artists

  • Awards and Scholarships:
    1989-92 Derkovits Scholarship of the Hungarian Ministry of Culture
    1993 Scholarship of the City of Budapest (Residency in Frankfurt, Germany)
    1995 Award of the National Union of Hungarian Artists
    1996 Award of the Smohay Foundation (Székesfehérvár, Hungary)
    1997 Scholarship of the City of Budapest (Residency in Paris, France)
    1997 Second Prize of the „Magyar Aszfalt” Painting Competition (Budapest, Hungary)
    1999 Grant of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York
    2000 Pro Cultura Urbis Award of the City of Budapest
    2005 Residency in Berlin (Germany) awarded by the Swiss Landis&Gyr Foundation
    2005 Hungarian State Eötvös Scholarship
    2010 Grant of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York
    2014 Grant of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York
  • Selected Personal Exhibitions:
    1990 „Óbuda” Cellar Gallery, Budapest
    1991 Club of Young Artists, Budapest
    1993 Ludwig Museum, Budapest
    1995 Institut Français, Budapest
    1996 Galerie im Margarethenhof, Bonn, Germany (with Attila Szűcs)
    1997 Goethe Institut, Budapest (with Imre Weber)
    1997 Natura Morta. XLVII International Biennale of the Visual Arts, Hungarian Pavilion, Venice, Italy (with Róza El-Hassan and Judit Hersko)
    1997 Coutts Bank, Vienna, Austria
    1997 „Black Eagle” Pharmacy Museum, Székesfehérvár, Hungary
    2000 Kulturinstitut der Republik Ungarn, Stuttgart, Germany (with Kira Hanusch)
    2001 Still Life. Ludwig Museum Budapest – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
    2001 Cultural Institute of the Hungarian Republic, Bratislava, Slovakia
    2002 Gallery Artgarage, Zug, Switzerland
    2002 Hungarian Cultural Institute, London, United Kingdom
    2002 Still Life. Deák Erika Gallery, Budapest
    2003 Portraits. Deák Erika Gallery, Budapest
    2003 Still Life. Hungarian Cultural and Scientific Center (Galleria U), Helsinki, Finland
    2003 Art garage, Vivien Ehrli Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
    2003 House of Artists, Pécs, Hungary
    2004 Imitation House – Imitation Room – Imitation Objects – Imitation Figures. Raiffeisen Gallery, Budapest
    2004 Deák Erika Gallery, Budapest
    2004 Csikász Gallery, Veszprém, Hungary
    2005 Collegium Hungaricum, Berlin, Germany
    2006 In and Out. Deák Erika Gallery, Budapest
    2006 Blow up.”Fészek” Gallery, Budapest (with András Gál)
    2007 Berlin Budapest Moscow. Budapest Gallery of the City of Budapest
    2008 Moscow Berlin Budapest. Hungarian Cultural, Scientific and Information Center, Moscow
    2008 Portraits of Writers. House of Hungarian Translators, Balatonfüred, Hungary
    2009 Köves Éva 2007–2008. Virág Judit Contemporary Gallery, Budapest
    2009 Interfaces. Fészek Gallery, Budapest (with Róza El-Hassan, Salam Haddad and Andrea Sztojánovits)
    2010 Artist Still Lives. Fészek Gallery, Budapest
    2010 Texture of City and Poetry of Space. Tat Gallery, Budapest (with Ildikó Zsemlye).
    2012 Beehive. TAT Gallery, Budapest
    2012 Common Things. Fészek Gallery, Budapest (with Andrea Sztojánovits)
    2013 Hotel Accor-Nemzeti, Budapest
    2013 Common Things. TAT Gallery, Budapest
    2013 Common Things. Fészek Gallery, Budapest
    2013 Monochrome Clack. Ludwig Museum Budapest – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, (with Andrea Sztojánovits)
    2014 Oscillation, A38 Ship Gallery, Budapest, (with Andrea Sztojánovits, Gábor Borosi)
  • Selected Group Exhibitions:
    1991 Museum of Modern Art, Dallas, USA
    1992 Hungary, Time, Art. Traveling exhibition of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Bonn, Berlin, Munich, Germany, Budapest
    1992 Germinations ’7. Magasin (Centre National d’Art Contemporain), Grenoble, France; Budapest, Bratislava
    1996 3×3 from Hungary. Bard College, Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA
    1996 Moholy Nagy Commemorative Exhibition. Gallery’56, Budapest
    1998 Interactus 7. Hungarian Academy in Rome, Italy
    1998 Ungarn-Avantgarde im 20. Jahrhundert. Neue Galerie der Stadt Linz, Austria
    1998 Moderne Kunst aus Ungarn. Kunstverein Würzburg, Germany
    1998 Natura Morta. Galeria Mesta Bratislavy, Slovakia
    1999 ARCO, Madrid
    1999 (2000) Aspects/Positions. 50 Years of Art in Central Europe 1949-1999. Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Wien; Ludwig Museum Budapest – Museum of Contemporary Art
    2000 Women’s Art in Hungary. Ernst Museum, Budapest
    2000 Hungarian Young Painters. Dresdner Bank, Munich, Germany
    2000 Transpositions. Budapest Gallery, Budapest
    2000 Dialogue, Exhibition Hall, Budapest
    2001 Contemporary Hungarian Art. Jyväskylä Art Museum, Finland
    2002-2004 The View From Here. Recent Pictures from Central Europe and the American Midwest. Ludwig Museum Budapest – Museum of Contemporary Art; House of Golden Ring, City Gallery of Prague; Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio; SPACES, Cleveland, Ohio; Minnesota Center for Photography, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Erie Art Museum, Erie, Pennsylvania
    2003 Internal Secrets of Our Body. Ludwig Museum Budapest – Museum of Contemporary Art
    2004 Art Fair, Berlin
    2004 Hungarian Geometry, City Gallery, Pilsen, Czech Republic
    2004 A New Page Is Opened. Kogart House, Budapest
    2004 Soap Opera, Exhibition Hall, Budapest
    2005 Art Fair, Berlin
    2006 Lost & Found (Ungarn im Spiegel seiner zeitgenössischen Kunst). Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
    2006 Ten Years of the STRABAG Painting Prize. Ludwig Museum Budapest – Museum of Contemporary Art
    2006 Smohay 25. King St. Stephen Museum, Székesfehérvár, Hungary
    2007 Horror Vacui. Selection From the Contemporary Collection of Zsolt Somlói and Katalin Spengler, Víziváros Gallery, Budapest
    2007-2008 Hommage á Egry József. Volksbank Gallery, Budapest
    2009 “A Little Hungarian Pornography”. An Exhibition on the System We Live in. Modem Modern and Contemporary Art Center, Debrecen, Hungary
    2009 Tolerance in Art. Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, Bratislava, Slovakia
    2009 Women Speaking 1989-2009. International Exhibition 20 years After the Smash of the Berlin Wall. Gandy Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
    2010 Relationships (Portrait Variations in the Deák Gallery and the Contemporary Hungarian Art), Deák Collection of the City Museum in Székesfehérvár, Hungary
    2010 Passages, “Erzsébet Square Pit”, Budapest
    2010 Donumenta 2010. Regensburg, Germany
    2013 Budapest Immersion, New Budapest Gallery, Hungary
  • Works in Public Collections:
    Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest
    Ludwig Museum Budapest – Museum of Contemporary Art
    Janus Pannonius Museum, Contemporary Hungarian Gallery, Pécs, Hungary
    King St. Stephen Museum, Székesfehérvár, Hungary
    City Museum, Győr, Hungary
    Public Foundation for Modern Art, Dunaújváros, Hungary
    European Investment Bank, Luxemburg
    Hypo Bank, Budapest
    Strabag Co., Budapest
    Raiffeisen Bank, Budapest
    KPMG, Budapest
    Telecom, Hungary, Budapest.
    Deloitte, Budapest
    MKB Bank, Budapest
  • Works in Public Places:
    Dynamic Still-Life. Hall of the Budapest Technological Institute Tavaszmező Street Building, Budapest, 2006
    The Key of the Sage. University of West-Hungary, Sopron Campus, Hungary, 2009 (with Róza El-Hassan and Imre Weber)