A Hungarian-born artist, Sylvia Nagy has lived in New York for 20 years, where she established her art and
Sylvia Nagy is a multi-disciplinary artist, sculptor, ceramic designer, painter, curator, and performance artist.
She studied at Fine & Applied Art High School and graduated at Mural Paintings and Decorative Paintings technology.
After receiving an MFA in Silicate Industrial Technology and Ceramic Art at the Moholy-Nagy University of Applied Arts in Budapest, Hungary, she attended her study in the Ceramic Art and Design at the Parsons School of Design in New York.
She taught ceramic design in New York at the Parsons School of Design for nine years.
She is a member of the International Academy of Ceramics.
She has participated in international artist-in-residence programs in Europe, Asia, and the USA, and has
exhibited worldwide, in France, Italy, Denmark, Germany, Japan, Korea and China, Hungary and recently at the IAC exhibition in Ariana Museum, Barcelona in Spain.
She likes the multicultural environment, and absorb cultural references, learning new techniques and
about different cultures.
Nagy’s unique surrealistic ceramic sculptures are inspired by the world’s greatest artists – Miro, Dali, Arp, Calder, Kandinsky – as well as Japanese culture and aesthetics.
Her works are in private and museum collections worldwide, including in France, Germany, Japan, Korea, China, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Spain, and the USA.
The goal of the course will be to produce unique objects through molding using various techniques, sometimes atypical to arrive at the final result.
Material to bring
- Wooden chisels
- Little mirettes
- Metal spatulas
- Sharp knife
- Metal chisels
- Small fine saw for metal
- Duck tape
- Pencil and paper
- Condoms of different sizes (it’s not a joke!)
- Packaging for your works (bubblewrap, newspapers, boxes …)
Don’t forget to write your name on your tools to avoid a possible confusion.
Workshop cost :
– 5 days 690€
+ annual membership fee : 15€
5 persons minimum, 10 max
10am-1pm / 2pm-6pm
Welcome breakfast the morning of the 1rst day.