Árpád Márton, 25 August and 21 September 2018.
Árpád MÁRTON painter, graphic artist
Joseni, 6 October 1940
1954 – 1958: The “Ion Andreescu” Institute of Fine Arts, Cluj, his masters were: Tibor Kádár, Gábor Miklóssy.
1964 – 2001: art teacher in Miercurea Ciuc.
1974: one of the founding members of the Friendship Art Creative Camp from Lăzarea (together with András Gaál and Lajos Zöld).
2003: permanent exhibition from his works offered to Joseni.
1997: Honorary citizen, Joseni. 1999: For the Lăzarea Creative Camp – commemorative medal, Lăzarea; 2000: Pro Urbe Prize, Miercurea Ciuc; 2004: Szervátiusz Jenő Award, Budapest; 2010: Knight Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary, Budapest. 2015: Hungarian Heritage Award.
Individual exhibitions (selection)
1963: Matthias Corvinus House, Cluj. 1964: District Museum, Miercurea Ciuc. 1980: Korunk Gallery, Cluj-Napoca; 1983: Fine Arts Gallery, Cluj-Napoca; 1985: House of Culture, Miercurea Ciuc. 1990: Szekler Museum of Ciuc, Miercurea Ciuc. 1991: House of Culture, Gödöllő. 1997: Historical Museum, Chişinău (with András Gaál). 2000: Kriterion Gallery, Miercurea Ciuc; 2004: Hilton Hotel, Budapest. 2005: Vármegye Gallery, Budapest (with Sándor Györfi); Medgyessy Ferenc Museum, Debrecen; 2015: Szekler Museum of Ciuc, Miercurea Ciuc; 2018: Carpathian Homeland Gallery, Budapest.
Group exhibitions (selection)
1974 : Joan Miró Drawing Biennale, Barcelona; Exhibition of Transylvanian painters, New York. 1980: Exhibition of Romanian artists, Nürnberg. 1988: Exhibition of Transylvanian painters, Washington, Pittsburg. 1990: Exhibition of Hungarian painters from Romania, National Gallery, Budapest. 2000: Gábor Miklóssy and His Disciples, Vigadó Gallery, Budapest. 2001: Disciples of the Târgu Mureş School, Hungarian Institute, Paris. 2002: Half-life ‒ Hungarian art from Romania 1965-75, Ernst Museum, Budapest 2006: Exhibition of Transylvanian painters, Stockholm. 2009: Civis, Exhibition of the International Art Camp, Kiev. 2015: Destiny and Symbol, Hungarian National Gallery.
Public square artworks (selection)
1967: Cantata Profana – ceramic mosaic – House of Culture from Miercurea Ciuc (joint work with András Gaál and Árpád Pálffy); 1973: Mosaic, Miercurea Ciuc, Majláth Gusztáv Károly Square 6; 2003: Murals of the basement chapel of the Millenium Church from Miercurea Ciuc
József VÁLI: Márton Árpád, Kriterion Publishing House, Bucharest, 1985; László SZATMÁRI: Márton Árpád, Pallas-Akadémia Publishing House, Miercurea Ciuc, 2000; Zoltán BANNER: Márton Árpád, Pallas-Akadémia Publishing House, Miercurea Ciuc, 2010.