Szilvia Vágó




Born in 1981, Budapest, Hungary
Habitual to Törökbálint



Education:

 2007 Erasmus scholarship, University of Art and Design Helsinki, Finland,
   Professional practice, theoretic lectures, Finnish language course

 2004—2009 Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest, Hungary,
   Design Manager Department (master degree with excellent result)

 2003—2008 Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest, Hungary,
   Silicat Department, Ceramics (master degree with excellent result)

 2001—2003 Ceramics study at Handicraft School, Budapest, Hungary

 1996—2000 József Attila High School, Budapest, Hungary,
   English and Italian faculty



Upcoming exhibitions:

    Exhibition of Hungarian Design Award
    Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, Hungary
    Connected to Budapest Design week 2012


    FISE 30
    Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, Hungary
    Connected to Budapest Design week 2012


    Rings in water 2012
    The Centre for Folk Art Production, Bratislava, Slovakia


Exhibitions:

 35 years from Telkibánya to Szerencs, 2012
   FUGA Budapest, Hungary

 Child — Toy exhibitions, generations for children
   Klebelsberg Cultural Centre, Budapest, Hungary, 2012
   Hungarian Creative Artists' House, Budapest, Hungary, 2011

 Food and vessel, 2012
   City Museum of Valga, Estonia
    Hungarian Institute, Tallinn, Estonia

 Moholy-Nagy Design Grant Holders 2011
   Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, Hungary, 2012

 In green
   G12 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, 2012

 15th Hometrend & Design Exhibition
   Millenáris Park, Budapest, Hungary, 2012

 Masters and students
   Pataky Community Centre, Budapest, Hungary
   and Ferencvárosi Pincegaléria, Budapest, Hungary, 2003 and 2004
   Körösi Csoma Sándor Cultural Centre, Budapest, Hungary, 2012

 Unforgotten traditions
   Gallery Belyaevo, Moscow, Russia, 2011—2012

 20th and 22th Autumn Ceramics Exhibition
   Hungarian Creative Artists' House, Budapest, Hungary, 2009 and 2011

 FISE Polyhedron — The versatile Hungarian design
   Hungarian Cultural, Scientific and Information Centre, Moscow, Russia, 2011

 Stone Crops
   Törley Pezsgöpincészet, Budapest, Hungary, 2010

 Young designers from Hungary, FISE group exhibition
   O3ONE Gallery, Beograd, Serbia, 2010
   Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia, 2010

 The tangible art
   Klebelsberg Cultural Centre, Budapest, Hungary, 2010
   Galeria Extrem, Budapest, Hungary, 2010

 12th and 13th Hometrend & Design Exhibition
   Kunsthalle Budapest, Hungary, 2010 and 2009

 12th Westerwald Prize
   Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Germany, 2009—2010

 29th International Ceramics Competition
   Museo de Cerámica L’Alcora, Spain, 2009

 Eye to eye
   Palace of Arts, Budapest, Hungary, 2009

 MOME maraton
    Millenáris Park, Budapest, Hungary, 2009

 MAXTrend
   Max City Törökbálint, Hungary, 2009

 Fresh Fishes II, New members' exhibition at Studio of Young Designers Association
   FISE Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, 2009

 Winter Exhibition
   FISE Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, 2008

 Craft & Design — Trends and Tendencies of Hungarian Applied Arts
   Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, Hungary, 2008

 Poszt, 8th National Theatre Festival
   Pécs, Hungary, 2008

 Diploma exhibition
   Ponton Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, 2008

 Environmental design fair
   Zalaegerszeg, Hungary, 2008

 Design Match moving exhibition
   Czech Republic—Slovakia—Hungary, 2008

 MOME open day
   Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest, Hungary, 2007 and 2008

 Exhibitions of Hungarian Design Award
   Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, Hungary
   and Festõterem, Sopron, Hungary, 2007

 18th and 19th Hungarian Ceramics Biennal
   Pécsi Gallery, Pécs, Hungary, 2004 and 2006

 European Way(s) of Life, Design expo
   Le Lieu Unique, Nantes, France, 2006

 Unesco Fabdesign Contest, "Maison & Objet" Trade Fair
   Stand of Ateliers D'Art de France, Paris-Nord Villepinte, 2005

 "Land of Love", Olajfa Mûvészház, Göd Hungary, 2005
   Falumúzeum, Törökbálint, Hungary, 2009

 Design Schools’ fair
   Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, Hungary, 2004

 Hungarian Crafts
   Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, Hungary, 2004

 9th Bethlehem Crib Competition
   House of Hungarian Culture, Budapest, Hungary, 2002
   Rome-Sale del Bramante-Piazza del Popolo, Italy, 2003

 Exhibitions of International Summer Workshop in Szerencs
   Új Udvar Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, 2002
   Fény Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, 2003


Solo exhibitions:

 Jaunts
   FISE Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, 2011—2012
   Inauguration held by József Zalavári designer

 One day show
   Millenáris Park, Budapest, Hungary, 2011
   The event is connected to FolkBeats festival

 Falumúzeum, Törökbálint, Hungary, 2010
   Inauguration held by Antal Kelle Artformer

 Exhibition of Erasmus scholarship
   University of Art and Design Helsinki, Finland, 2007

 Exhibition with Balázs Bucsek
   Falumúzeum, Törökbálint, Hungary, 2003
   Inauguration held by Agnes Szinkulics


Awards and grants:

 László Moholy-Nagy Design Grant, 2011

 Grant of National Cultural Fund of Hungary, mastercourse of Maria Geszler, 2009
   International Ceramics Studio Kecskemét, Hungary

 Erasmus scholarship, University of Art and Design Helsinki, Finland, 2007

 Unesco Fabdesign Contest, 2005
   "Maison & Objet" Trade Fair, Stand of Ateliers D'Art de France, Paris-Nord Villepinte
   Porcelain category prize

 9th Bethlehem Crib Competition, 2002
   House of Hungarian Culture, Budapest, Hungary
   Prize of Cistercian St. Emeric Parish-Curch of Buda


Symposiums and courses:

 Course of SEED Foundation for Small Enterprise Economic Development
    Budapest, Hungary, 2010

 Ceramics Artworkshop, Siklós, Hungary, "Realistic—surrealistic" Symposium, 2010

 Ceramics Artworkshop, Siklós, Hungary, gaskiln-building exercise, 2010

 Ceramics Artworkshop, Siklós, Hungary, "Dream" Symposium, 2009

 International Ceramics Studio Kecskemét, Hungary, mastercourse of Maria Geszler
   2009, grant of National Cultural Fund of Hungary

 Muzbo finnish souvenir design workshop connected to the exhibition called
   "How We See the Finns?" at Museum of Ethnography Budapest, Hungary, 2009

 Hollóháza Porcelain Factory, Hungary, diplomawork, 2008

 Ceramics Artworkshop, Siklós, Hungary and International Ceramics Studio,
   Kecskemét, Hungary, firing exercises

 Imerys, Hódmezõvásárhely, Hungary, summer practice, 2006

 Ceramics Artworkshop, Siklós, Hungary, woodkiln-building exercise, 2005

 Majolika Factory, Hódmezõvásárhely, Hungary, summer practice, 2005

 International Summer Workshop in Szerencs (leaded by János Fajó)
   Ceramics section of Orsolya Sturm, 2002 and 2003


Design manager activity:

 Exhibition organization
   Food and vessel, City Museum of Valga, Estonia, 2012 (in cooperation with
   Hungarian Institute of Tallinn, Estonian Art Academy, Latvian Art Academy)

 Exhibition organization
   FISE Polyhedron — The versatile Hungarian design
   Hungarian Cultural, Scientific and Information Centre, Moscow, Russia, 2011

 Organization of international residencies
   FISE Studio of Young Designers Association, from 2010

 Exhibition organization
   Young designers from Hungary, FISE group exhibition
   O3ONE Gallery, Beograd, Serbia, 2010
   Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia, 2010

 Exhibition organization
   Contemporary Hungarian jewellery, National Bank, Beograd, Serbia, 2010

 Exhibition organization
   Fresh Fishes II, New members' exhibition at Studio of Young
   Designers Association, FISE Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, 2009


Membership:

 FISE Studio of Young Designers Association, representative of ceramic-porcelain section
 MAOE Association of Hungarian Creative Artists

 
  © Szilvia Vágó, 2012.