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Large Steven Kemenyffy Raku pottery floor sculpture double-sided stunning. Mr. Kemenyffy was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1943 in the midst of World War II. His father was serving in the war effort during his birth, and Steven and his mother would not be reunited with his father until 1949. During the interim, Kemmenyffy and his mother lived with an aunt, Margit Gosztonyi, who worked as a potter in Baden-Baden Germany. Kemenyffy’s family immigrated to Illinois in 1951. Kemenyffy lived in Rock Island until 1964, having earned a BS in Mathematics at the nearby Augustana College (Illinois). Kemenyffy’s interest in becoming a ceramic artist began shortly after college when he attended a Peter Voulkos workshop. Kemenyffy then began ceramic studies at the University of Iowa where he met his wife and artistic collaborator, Susan Hale Kemenyffy. Steven received a Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics in 1967, Susan in Printmaking in the same year. They were married in 1970. After receiving his MFA, Steven taught at multiple institutions, including the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the University of Colorado at Boulder, Penland School of Crafts, and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Kemenyffy began teaching at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 1969, until his retirement in 2009. Selected exhibitions[edit]. Kemenyffy has participated in over three hundred exhibitions worldwide, including: – 1997. "Keramia Festival." Vigado Museum. Budapest, Hungary. – 1997. "Nemzetkozi Symposium." Tolgyfa Galeria. Budapest, Hungary. – 1995. "4th International Ceramics Competition." Mino, Japan. – 1983. "Soup, Soup, Beautiful Soup." Campbell Museum. Camden, NJ. – 1980. "Contemporary Americans." Contemporary Artisans. San Francisco, CA. – 1974. "Cup and Plate Invitational." Helen Drutt Gallery. Philadelphia, PA. – 1974. "Baroque." Museum of Contemporary Crafts. New York, NY. – 1973. "This Plastic Earth." John Michael Kohler Art Center. Sheboygan, WI. – 1973. "Ceramics International." Calgary, CA. Award: 2nd Place World Prize. – 1972. "Salt-Glazed Ceramics." Museum of Contemporary Crafts. New York, – 1972. "The Cleveland May Show." Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH. Award: Best in Show. – 1970. "Objects USA." Traveling Exhibition. Opened in Smithsonian Institution. Washington, DC. Privet Collections: Kemenyffy is included in over 100 collections worldwide, including: – The International Museum. Kacskemet, Hungary. – The Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA. – The Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution. Washington, DC. – Everson Museum of Art. Syracuse, NY. – Cincinnati Art Museum. Cincinnati, OH. – The Museum of Contemporary Crafts. New York, NY. – The Cleveland Museum of Art. Clevela.

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    Steven Kemenyffy (Sculptor)
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  • Condition Details
    minor chipping to base,, hardly noticable
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 41.5 in. x W 25.5 in. x D 7 in.H 105.41 cm x W 64.77 cm x D 17.78 cm
  • Seller Location
    Buffalo, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU1062412571011
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