Király, Gábor


2004 - 2006 University of Pécs, Faculty of Music and Visual Arts,

Visual Arts Teacher, Pécs

1997 - 2001 Eszterházy Károly College,

drawing and visual communication, Eger

1993 - 1997 Kandó Kálmán Technical School, graphic arts, Kecskemét


2004 Artus Contemporary Arts Association

2003 Studio of Young Artists Association

2002 Hungarian Society of Paper Art

2001 Hungarian Society of Painters

2000 Community of Artists in Kecskemét

Awards, Competitions

2013 Maticska Jenő Award

II. National Drawing Triennale, Prize of the Hunagrian Graphic Artist's Association

XIX. Award of Faces and Fates National Portrait Biennale

Silver Javelin, III. prize

Balaton Exhibition, Award of the National Fine Art Biennale

2012 XIV. Panel Painting Biennale of Szeged, Award by the city of Szeged

2009 Prize of the Hungarian Society of Painters

2007 INTAKE, Point of View, Indianapolis, USA

POP! Goes the West, Art Contest, Intake / Eiteljorg Museum of

American Indians and Western Art/, Indianapolis, USA, 2nd Prize

2006 Strabag Art Award

2005 Derkovits Scholarship

2004 12th Salgótarján Drawing Biennale,

Award of the Art and Free Culture Foundation

2000 Painting Award of the Ministry of National Cultural Heritage

Unesco: Colours of Peace International Drawing and Painting

Contest, 2nd Prize

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2009 Weekdays, Studio 1900 Gallery, Budapest

2008 Kirongozi, Boulevard & Brezsnyev Art Gallery, Budapest

Gábor Király’s exhibition, Artus Studio, Budapest

Dialogue4, Polish Institute, Platán Gallery, (with Magdalena Moskwa)

2007 BBQ, OctogonArt Gallery, Budapest

Overseas, Big Car Gallery, Indianapolis, USA

New Vintage, OctogonArt Gallery, Budapest (with József Csató and Ágnes Gazdag)

Castro Bistro, Budapest

2003 Artus Gallery, Budapest (with József Gábor and Eszter Szabó)

2002 City Gallery, Szigetszentmiklós (with Imre Szuromi)

2001 Cultural Centre, Eger (with Ferenc Erdei)

Grand Café, Szeged

Budatétény- Budafok Gallery

Selected Group Exhibitions

2011 Budapest Flow, Contemporary Hungarian Painting Tendencies, Virag Judit Contemporary Gallery, Budapest

Small Talk, Virag Judit Contemporary, Budapest

2010 Parallelisms II., Léna & Roselli Galéria, Budapest

Here and Beyond the Glass Mountain, acb Gallery, Budapest

Relations. - Who? Whom? With what? – Portrait Variations from the Deák Collection and the Present, Székesfehérvár

2009 PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, New York, USA, Léna & Roselli Gallery

LINEART - Art Fair - Flanders expo - Gent, Belgium, Léna & Roselli Gallery

Budapest Art Fair, Léna & Roselli Gallery, Budapest

CSA-KI-FI-TU-NA-NÁ, National Theatre, Zikkurat Gallery, Budapest

BUDARTPEST, Léna & Roselli Gallery, Budapest

Face, Mug, Physiognomy, Ráday Cellar Gallery, Budapest

2008 Exhibition of Derkovits Fine Arts Scholars, Ernst Museum, Budapest

12th Panel Painting Biennale, Reök Palace, Szeged

Pique-Nique vol.2., (Boulevard and Brezsnyev Gallery), Holdudvar, Budapest

Park Stage (OCTOGONart Gallery ), Holdudvar, Budapest

Advent Calendar VIII, façade of Gerbeaud House, Budapest

Exhibition of Léna Art Saloon, Szentendre Old Artists Colony,

Léna & Roselli Gallery, Szentendre

Budapest Art Fair, Léna & Roselli Gallery

Budapest Art Fair, OctogonArt Gallery, Budapest

GRAPH-EAST International Graphic Art Exhibition, Olof Palme House, Budapest

2007 Exhibition of Derkovits Fine Arts Scholars, Ernst Museum, Budapest

Exhibition of Derkovits Fine Arts Scholars, Hungarian Cultural Centre in Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

Joint exhibition of Boulevard & Brezsnyev and Gallery Pic – Ant,

”Teleportation”, Kassel, Germany

Exhibition of the Artus Collection, Artus Studio, Budapest

March 2 First Friday Opening at Big Car Gallery, Indianapolis, USA

April 6 First Friday Opening at Big Car Gallery, Indianapolis, USA

Uncut Version, Ernst Museum, Budapest

2006 Exhibition of Derkovits Fine Arts Scholars, Hungarian Cultural Centre in Stuttgart, Stuttgart

Exhibition of Derkovits Fine Arts Scholars, Ernst Museum, Budapest

Exhibition of the Artus Collection, Artus Studio, Budapest

Strabag Art Award Is Ten Years Old, Strabag Art Award, 2006,

Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest

B & B – Contemporary Art Gallery – opening exhibition of the gallery

PIVA Contemporary Art Collection, Here We Are, Mucius Gallery, Budapest

Christmas Saloon / Exhibition, Octogonart Gallery – Körzőgyár, Budapest

2005 Exhibition of the artists of Artus Studio, Kunsthalle, Budapest

2004 12th Salgótarján Drawing Biennale, Salgótarján

Eger Water-colour Biennale, Eger

Hungarian Society of Paper Art, Dunajská Streda, Slovakia

Hungarian Society of Paper Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

„Burgerland Fairy-tale”, Eisenstadt, Austria

GARBa 04’, “Goat Walk”, Montescaglioso, Italy

Kecskemét Cityscape, Volksbank Gallery, Kecskemét,

That’s New, Exhibition of new studio members, Dinamo Gallery

Works in Public Collections

Museum of Literature Petőfi, Budapest

UNESCO, Troyes, France


R.V., Ink Pigs, Bone Sheets. Népszabadság, 20. 09. 2002.

Ferenc Hann, The Exhibition of Gábor Király and Imre Szuromi,

Szigetszentmiklós, City Gallery (Introduction in the catalogue, 2002).

József Gaál, Lyrical Archaism in Hungarian Fine Arts. Art Today 12 (2004).

Mariann Újházy, We Together and Whatnot, Exhibition of Artus Studio. Balkon 9 (2005).

Márta Fekete, Scales. Maktár 1(2006).

Márta Fekete, Prettifying Common Taste. Maktár 4 (2006).

Gábor Rieder, I Was Young, I Had To Make a Living, Derkovits Fine Arts Scholars 2006 (painting reproduction) . Art Today 4 (2006).

Szonja Agonás, B&B Gallery. Heti Válasz, vol. 6. 33 (2006).

Gábor Rieder, Strabag and Hedonism. Artportal, 11. 09. 2006.

Gyula Rózsa, Ludwig Contemporary Museum of Art: Strabag Art Award Is Ten Years Old. Népszabadság, 20. 09. 2006.

István Sinkó, Study of Development (?). ÉS, nr. 40, 2006. 10. 06.

Edina Nagy, Strabag Art Award Is Ten Years Old. Art Today 12 (2006).

György Somogyvári D., The Three Musketeers’ Big Step, Exhibition.

Magyar Hírlap, 11. 01. 2007.

Szilvia Zalka, Contemporaries in Mucius, Exhibition.

Magyar Hírlap, 15. 01. 2007.

Zoltán Somhegyi, Underground and On Top of the Castle Hill.

Maktár 2 (2007).

Andrea Bordács, This Is What Happened. The Best and the Worst of 2006. Art Today 2 (2007).

Point of View, Express Yourself, Gabor Kiraly.

Intake (USA, Indianapolis) 03. 08. 2007.

Endre Lehel Paksi, Exhibition of the State-Funded Derkovits Fine Arts Scholars. Artportal, 30. 03. 2007.

S. L. Berry, Visual Arts: Recent Work: Gábor Király. The Indianapolis Star, 22. 04. 2007.

POP! Goes the West, See the winners of the art contest. Intake, 06.06.2007.

Gyula Rózsa, His Name is Jeromos Réz

(Gábor Király: BBQ, Octogonart Gallery). Népszabadság, 22. 08. 2007.

Endre Lehel Paksi, BBQ – Gábor Király’s Paintings in the Octogonart Gallery. Artportal, 18. 08. 2007.

György Somogyvári D., The Three-Legged Dog Does Not Limp.

Magyar Hírlap, 24. 07. 2007.

Hamu és Gyémánt – Repertoart (special issue), 2007.

Artist of the Month, Otthon Magazin, October 2007.

Attila Raum, BBQ – Gábor Király’s exhibition. Octogon 4 (2007).

Gábor Rieder, Uncut Version – Ernst Museum. Artportal, 11. 12. 2007.

Eszter Götz, Flow Chart. Magyar Nemzet, 08. 12. 2007.

Rózsa Gyula, Exhibitions of Several Weeks – Uncut Version (Ernst Museum). Népszabadság, 2008. 01. 02.

István Sinkó, New Panels. Műértő, 07. 01. 2008.

M. P., Versions Slapped in the Face. Magyar Hírlap, 14. 12. 2007.

László Hemrik, Painting Like This and Now. Uncut Version. Art Today 2 (2008).

Zita Sárvári, New Painting Positions. Uncut Version. Painting Positions. Balkon 1 (2008).

Andrea Bordács, The Dignity of Holding One’s Own. ÉS, nr. 21, 23. 05. 2008.

Dialogue in Timeless Space,, 22. 08. 2008.

Kriszta Dékei, Fine Arts – Death Beckons -Dialogue 4. Exhibition of Gábor Király and Magdalena Moskwa. Magyar Narancs, nr. 36, 04. 09. 2008.

MTV-Pixel, Pixel Portraits – Gábor Király.

Kossuth Radio – Save As. Conversation with Tímea Jerger About the

Exhibition Dialogue4

Judit Szeifert, The Boys Work at The Factory - Exhibition of the Artists of Artus. Contemporary Arts Studio. Art Today 5 (2009). _arts_ week_in_new_york/5431

2009 BEAUX ARTS MAGAZINE, Fiac 2009, nr. 305, November 2009, p. 213.

Rózsa Gyula, Silent Portraits – Relations, Municipal Gallery, Székesfehérvár,

Népszabadság, 22. 07. 2010.