Beáta Veszely

b. 1970 in Budapest, Hungary. Studied at the High School of Art and Design, Budapest, 1984-88, and at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest, at the Faculties of Painting and Intermedia, 1988-94. Between 1992-94, concurrently studied Philosophy and Aesthetics at the Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences (ELTE), Budapest. Received degree in Painting and Intermedia in 1994. Studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, The Hague, The Netherlands, in 1994. Between 1994-96, has been a lecturer at the Hungarian Academy of Applied Arts, Budapest, and between 1996-98, has been a lecturer in the Painting Departments of the Glasgow and Edinburgh Schools of Art, Scotland. Lives and works in London.

Selected solo exhibitions

1992   Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
1996   WSW, Rosendale, New York
1997   Horses Without Pillows, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland (UK); C3, Budapest

Selected group exhibitions

1992   Spectrum, Tûzoltó 72, Budapest
  Space-formations 1, Budapest Gallery, Budapest
  Young Hungarian Artists, Hungarian Institute, Paris
1993   Paradise in Budapest, Tuzoltó 72, Budapest
1994   Everything that gave her pleasure…, Knoll Gallery, Budapest
  It is not like it used to be (curator), Bartók 32 Gallery, Budapest
  Jeden Tag, Galerie Christine König, Vienna
  Five Young Artists from Budapest, The Gallery of the Royal Academy, The Hague, The Netherlands
  Intermedia, Barcsay Gallery, Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest
1995   Exchange Resources, Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  You show (curator), Knoll Gallery, Budapest curated Scottish Autumn, Tûzoltó 72, Budapest
  Sarajevo-Budapest, Mûcsarnok (Kunsthalle), Budapest; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
  Contemporary Hungarian Sculpture, Mûcsarnok (Kunsthalle), Budapest
1996   St. Petersburg Biennial, Gallery 21, St. Petersburg, Russia
  Natura Naturans, Natural History Museum and The Botanical Gardens, Trieste, Italy
  Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
  Permutacia a Kombinacia, The Ball-Game Hall, Royal Castle, Prague
  The Butterfly Effect, Mūcsarnok (Kunsthalle), Budapest
  Works and Attitudes, Szent István Király Museum, Székesfehérvár, Hungary
  Made in Sinji Vrh, traveling exhibition in Slovenia
  Kulanz, Knoll Gallery, Budapest
  Exhibition of the Derkovits Scholarship Grantees, Ernst Museum, Budapest
  Csörgõ, El-Hassan, Veszely, Júlia u. 7, Budapest
1997   Leiblicher Logos, Ludwig Museum, Budapest
  Exhibition of the Derkovits Scholarship Grantees, Ernst Museum, Budapest
  Things that make sense in the country, may not make sense by the time you return to the city, Dörgicse, Hungary
  Young Parents, The Annual Programme, Manchester, England (UK)
  Wish You Were Here Too (co-curator), 83 Hill Street, Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
  ART 97, Business Design Centre, London
1998   Ark, The Travelling Gallery, City Art Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
  ArtsLink Project with Matthew Geller, Hotels in Budapest and Hotels in New York, Hungary-USA; Knoll Gallery, Budapest

Selected projects

1993   Flux-concert (directed by the Foreign Artists' Damp Studio), Russian Cultural Centre, Budapest
1995   Tonight's the night... it's gonna be alright (with David Allen, Christine Borland), Allgirls Gallery, Berlin
1996   From Daydreaming, Belmont Park Race Track, New York

Works in Public Collections

  Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria Albertina, Vienna, Austria
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Museum of Contemporary Art - Ludwig Museum Budapest


1995-98   Derkovits Fellowship, Ministry of Culture and Education, Hungary
1996   ArtsLink Grant, New York
1997   Small Assistance Grant, Scottish Arts Council
  ArtsLink Grant (with Matthew Geller), Budapest and New York


1996   From Daydreaming, Budapest
  62 Lifetimes, WSW, ArtsLink Grant project, New York

Earlier works

1993   From Lifetime
1994   U.t.
1995   Summer of Love
  Cloud Nine

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