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Fazakas Tibor

Fazakas Tibor

Tibor Fazakas painter, graphic artist
Satu Nou/ Barcaújfalu, Romania, 17 April 1946

In the period between 1960 and 1965 he studied at the Art School from Târgu Mureş. He continued
his studies at the Pedagogical High School from Cluj-Napoca, where he obtained the art teacher
qualification in 1968. In 1982 he graduated the “Nicolae Grigorescu” Fine Arts Institute from
Bucharest. Since 1968 he has been an art teacher in Hunedoara. Since 1997 he has been member of
the Barabás Miklós Guild. In 2006 he was elected honorary citizen of Hunedoara.
Individual exhibitions
● 1976: Small Gallery, Deva; Culture House, Hunedoara ● 1977: Victoria Hall, Braşov; County
Museum, Sfântu Gheorghe; Town Museum; Târgu Secuiesc ● 1978: Culture House, Hunedoara;
Petőfi Sándor Culture House, Bucharest ● 1979: Deva ● 1980: Korunk Gallery, Cluj-Napoca ● 1982,
1984: Culture House, Hunedoara ● 1985: Small Gallery, Deva ● 1986: Youth Club, Târgu Secuiesc;
Town Museum, Orăştie ● 1987: Culture House, Hunedoara ● 1988: Új Élet Editorial Office, Târgu
Mureş ● 1989: Art Gallery, Deva ● 1990: Celldömölk; Sárvár; Gallery of Szombathely, Szombathely;
Vasvár ● 1993: Pécs; Tokaj ● 1994: József Attila Culture House, Debrecen ● 1996: Culture House,
Hunedoara ● 1998: Korunk Gallery, Cluj-Napoca; Bernády House, Târgu Mureş ● 2001: Fine Arts
Gallery, Hunedoara; Forma Gallery, Deva ● 2003: Fine Arts Gallery, Hunedoara; Nyugati Jelen
Editorial Office, Deva ● 2004: Art Gallery, Sfântu Gheorghe; Vigadó Culture House, Târgu Secuiesc;
Dési Huber István School, Szombathely ● 2005: Gy. Szabó Béla Gallery, Cluj-Napoca ● 2006: Fine
Arts Gallery, Hunedoara; Forma Gallery, Deva; Fine Arts Fund Gallery, Braşov ● 2007: Reményik
Sándor Gallery, Cluj-Napoca; Forma Gallery, Deva ● 2008: Bernády House, Târgu Mureş, Fine Arts
Gallery, Hunedoara ● 2011: [with Tibor Balázs] Teleki Hungarian House, Baia Mare
Group exhibitions (selection)
● 1990: Exhibition of the Hungarian Artists from Transylvania, Budapest ● 1996: Bucharest;
Transylvanian Artists, World Federation of Hungarians, Budapest ● 1999: Exhibition of the Barabás
Miklós Guild, Cluj-Napoca ● 2003: International Salon, Chişinău ● 2009: 80th Anniversary
Exhibition of the Barabás Miklós Guild, Gyárfás Jenő Gallery, Sfântu Gheorghe ● 2011: Exhibition of
the Pallas Akadémia Publishing House, Györkös Mányi Albert Memorial House, Cluj-Napoca ●
2014: Half-Life 2, Transylvanian Art Center, Sfântu Gheorghe ● 2015: Fate and Symbol, Hungarian
National Gallery, Budapest ● 2017: Exhibition of the Barabás Miklós Guild, Cluj-Napoca

Literature
● Á. KOVÁCS Sándor: Egyéni úton [On an Individual Path]. Előre (Bucharest) 11 August 1978 ● Á.
KOVÁCS Sándor: Megtérült fáradozás [Returned Effort]. Művelődés (Bucharest) 1983/11 ●
BANNER Zoltán: Átvilágított zűrzavar [Screened Chaos]. Utunk (Cluj-Napoca) 5 May 1978 ●
BANNER Zoltán: Fazakas Tibor [Tibor Fazakas]. Pallas-Akadémia, Miercurea Ciuc 2010. ●
GÁSPÁR-BARRA Réka: Feszes, izgató ritmusok [Tense, Exciting Rhythms]. Irodalmi Jelen (Arad)
2004/7. ● GAZDA József: Kárpátok-munkák [Carpathians-Works]. Előre (Bucharest) 23 December
1977 ● MURÁDIN Jenő: Fazakas Tibor térformái [Tibor Fazakas’s Spatial Forms]. Új Élet (Târgu
Mureş) 1981/3. ● NÉMETH Júlia: Fazakas Tibor, a nagy illuzionista [Tibor Fazakas, the Great
Illusionist]. Szabadság. 12 February 2005 ● Sors és jelkép. Erdélyi magyar képzőművészet 1920–1990
[Fate and Symbol. Hungarian Fine Arts from Transylvania 1920–1990]. Museum of Fine Arts –
Hungarian National Museum. Budapest. 2015. ● VÉCSI NAGY Zoltán: Felezőidő 2. Erdélyi magyar
művészet 1965–1975 között [Half-Life 2. Hungarian Art from Transylvania 1965–1975].
Transylvanian Art Center. Sfântu Gheorghe. 2014.