Biography

Emil Singer-Fuer

Painter and graphic artist

emilfuer@gmail.com
www.emilsingerfuer.com

Born 1972, Budapest, Hungary

Studies

1998-2003 MA, Jewish Theological Seminary-University of Jewish Studies, Budapest, Hungary – History of Art and Civilization Studies

1996-1998 MA, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel – Art History

1990-1995 BA, Eszterházy Károly Teachers Training College of Eger, Hungary – Visual Arts and Graphic Teacher

Awards

2004 Soros Foundation New York, International Step by Step Association, Book Illustration Grand, Ronny, written by Nenad Vujadinovic (Macedonia)

2002 European Association for Jewish Culture, Cerative Grand, London, England

http://www.jewishcultureineurope.org/grant.htm

2001 STRABAG Painting Prize, Painter’s Creative Award

 Solo Exhibitions

2010

Baruch Spinoza and the Golem of Amsterdam/ Gallerie Suez, The Hague, Netherlands

2009

  • The Mechagodzilla Rabbit rides the Rocket Horse – Bela Lugosi and Houdini’s Breakfast/ Spiro Ark Gallery, London

2007

  • The ungulate demon. Bar-stories observed by camera and alarm/ Hungarian Telekom Gallery, Budapest

2005

  • DEPOT project/ STS Gallery, Sopot, Poland
  • Streamlines Pizza-messenger/ Gallery of Miskolc, Miskolc, HU

2004

  • One-man Show, Spinoza House, Budapest
  • The Last Jew/ Nyitott Műhely Gallery /Open Workshop Gallery/ Budapest
  • The One-Eye Snake/ Újlipótvárosi Klub Gallery, Budapest

2003

  • DEPOT  project, Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archive, Budapest – Creative Grand of  the European Association for Jewish Culture
  • Overwriting/ Budapest Gallery Exhibition Hall, Budapest, HU

2000

Sun grove les poupées/ Duna Gallery Exhibition Hall, Budapest

1999

  • Book and Artist/ Balassi Publisher Gallery, Budapest

1998

  • One Man Show, Exhibition Hall of the Hungarian Jewish Cultural Association, Budapest
  • Circus Master and his Daughter/ Bárka Theatre, Budapest

Selected Group Exhibitions

2009

  • Vision/ Nádor Gallery, Budapest

2008

  • Greenhouse/ Nádor Gallery, Budapest
  • Conjunctions/ Nádor Gallery, Budapest
  • XXIV.th Biennal Exhibition of Graphic Art, Miskolc, HU
  • Tendencies/ Exhibition of the Association of Hungarian Fine and Applied Arts, Árkád Gallery, Budapest

2007

Hungarian Embassy, Washington DC, USA

2006

  • XXIII.th Biennal Exhibition of Graphic Art, Miskolc, HU
  • Ten Years Jubilee STRABAG Painters Prize Exhibition, Ludwig Museum – Contemporary Art Museum, Budapest

2005

  • Sacrifice – Appeasement/ Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archive, Budapest

2004

  • XXII.nd Biennal Exhibition of Graphic Art, Miskolc, HU
  • Hommage à Richard de Coudenhove-Kalergi’ International Mail-Art Exhibition, Gallery on Faculty of Economics in University of Debrecen, HU

2002

  • XXI.st Biennal of National and International Graphic Art, Miskolc, HU
  • ’Brit Noah’ – Noah’s Fellowship/ Contemporary Art Exhibition, Jewish Art Museum, Budapest
  • STRABAG Painting Prize Exhibition, Ludwig Museum – Contemporary Art Museum, Budapest

2001

  • The International Festival of Visual Art, Acre, Israel
  • STRABAG Painting Prize Exhibition, Ludwig Museum Budapest- Contemporary Art Museum, Budapest, Painter’s Creative Award
  • Black and White/ graphical exhibition, Kunsthalle, Budapest

2000

  • Dialogue – Painting around the Turn of the Millenary/ Kunsthalle, Budapest
  • Cycloramas/ exhibition of the Association of Hungarian Painters, Vigadó Gallery, Budapest
  • Spatial-Drawing/ National Exhibition of Miniature Drawings, Nádor Gallery, Budapest
  • XXth National Graphical Biennal, Miskolci Gallery, Miskolc, HU

1999

  • ’ORIENT/e’ group project, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Hommage a la Paul Klee, IInd Painting Triennal, Szekszárd
  • Colour Drawing/ National Exhibition of Miniature Drawings, Nádor Gallery, Budapest
  • Stuttgarter Buchmesse – Book and Artist/ Stuttgart
  • ’51. Buchmesse’ exhibition of the Association of Hungarian Illustrators, Frankfurt,

1998

  • ’ORIENT/e’ group project, Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archive, Budapest

 Works in Public Collections

Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archive, Budapest

Works in Privat Collections

In Austria, French, Israel, Italy, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States of America

In Hungary my works are belong many famous characters.

 Published Illustrations

His illustrations and paintings have been frequently reproduced in literary publications, Jewish periodicals and children’ s books, on book jackets and music CD covers, among others:

–      Azuma-Clan: Stealth, CD cover, 2008

–      Goldberg,  Danish Jewish cultural, art and religious newspaper, Nr. 10. November 2008, pp. 44-46.  (an article about the cultural life of Budapest)

–      ’Borsht with Bread, Brothers’- Yale Strom&Hot Potromi. Beautiful and haunting Klezmer melodies. ARC Music Productions Int. Ltd. United Kingdom 2007 www.arcmusic.uk

–      Nenad Vujadinovic: Ronny. Sarajevo, 2004 (children book) The International Step by Step Association’s Book Illustration Grand (http://www.readingcorner.org/books/?language=Hungarian)

 Reviews:

Alison Oldham: Messages in the Details. Ham&High Series April 29 2010, Etcetera Arts Section. pp. IV

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Agi Erdos: What on Earth is the Mechagodzilla Rabbit? Jewish Renaissance. Quarterly Magazine of Jewish Culture; Vol 9 Issue 2 January 2010, pp. 28

Exhibition Catalogues:

Baruch Spinoza and the Golem of Amsterdam. Amsterdam-Budapest-London 2010

Talajtorna /Floor Exercises. Budapest, 2006

Felülírás /Overwriting. Exhibition catalogue, Budapest Gallery, 2003.

Napliget les poupées /Sun Grove les Poupées. Budapest, 2000