About

Waldemar Mattis-Teutsch

Waldemar Mattis-Teutsch / Visual Artist

Grandson of Hans Mattis-Teutsch (1884-1960), son of Janos Mattis (1913-1988), father of Agnes Mattis-Teutsch (1980-)

1950 – born on May the 20th in Sfântu-Gheorghe, Romania
1971 – 1975 attends Academy of Fine Arts in Bucharest (RO)
1993 – attends a private Holography course in the care of Urs Fries, Basle (CH)
1996 – designed and built a private Holography laboratory in Brasov, Romania
1988 – wins the „Sinaide Ghi“ watercolour prize in Rome (Italy)
2003 – Winner of the Shearwater Foundation Award for Holography

Solo exhibitions (selection):

Traditional techniques:
1971 – Bucharest (RO): “House of Culture “Petöfi Sándor”
1979 – Bucharest (RO): “Hanu’ cu Tei Gallery”
1978 – Brașov (RO): “Victoria Gallery”
1981 – Brașov (RO): “Victoria Gallery”
1982 – Oradea (RO): “New Gallery”; Timișoara (Ro): “Bastion Gallery”; Arad (Ro): “Apollo Gallery”
1983 – Budapest (HU): “Cellar Gallery Obuda”
1984 – Szekesfehérvár (HU): “Theater Gallery”
1990, 1991 – New York (USA): “Hofstra Gallery – “Hofstra University”
1994 – Badenweiler (DE): “Galerie Dr. Luise Krohn”
1998, 2001 – Györ (HU): “Xántus János Museum”

New media: holography and 3D:
2000 – Budapest (HU): “MissionArt Gallery”; Badenweiler: “Galerie Dr. Luise Krohn”
2001 – Bucharest (RO): “Contemporary Art Center”, Györ (H): “Synagogue Gallery”
2002 – Györ (HU): “Xantus János Museum”; Timișoara (Ro): “Foundation Interart Triade”
2006 – Siófok (HU): “Kálmán Imre Museum” 
2007 – Brașov (RO): “Art Museum”
2010 – Veszprém (HU): “Dubniczay-Palast, Castle Gallery”
2012 – Kalocsa (HU): “Nicolas Schöffer Museum”; Moscow (Ru): M.A.M. “Media Art Museum Moscow”
2013 – Nizhny Novgorod (RU): “Arsenal Gallery”
2014 – Budapest (HU): “A 22 Gallery”, Sfântu Gheorghe (Ro): “Gallery Magma”
2015 – Nürnberg (DE): “Tini Griffon Gallery”
2018 – Timisoara (RO): “Art Museum” “Eternity of Modernity, four generations of H. Mattis-Teutsch’s family”
2020 – Sfântu Gheorghe (RO): “Transylvanian Art Centre”

Group exhibitions (selection):

Traditional techniques:
1973 – Brașov (RO): “Victoria Gallery”
1973 – Bucharest (RO): “Kalinderu Saal”
1975 – Sibiu (RO), “House of Arts”
1978, 1980, 1982, 1986 – Bucharest: “Dales Saal”
1982 – Sibiu (RO): “House of Arts”
1990 – Tours (FR): “Galerie La Passerelle”
1991 – Badenweiler (DE): “Galerie Dr. Luise Krohn”, Saarbrücken (D): “Gallery Sankt Johann”
1991, 1994 – “ART FRANKFURT” (DE): “Galerie Dr. Luise Krohn”
1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 – “ART BASEL” (CH): “Galerie Dr. Luise Krohn”
2000 – Györ (HU): “City Art Museum Gallery”
2003 – Budapest (HU): “Kassák Lajos Museum”
2005 – Tours (FR): “Galerie La Passerelle”; Orléans (F): “Hall du Conseil régional”
2008 – Paris (FR): “Tylor”
2009 – Paris (FR): Sarria “Salon d’autome, Grand Palais”
2012 – Paris (FR): Cité International des Art”; Budapest(H): “Vasarely Museum”
2015 – Brașov (RO): “Europe Gallery”
2017 – Paris (FR): “Espace culturel Christiane Peugeot”
2019 – Bucharest (RO): “Biblioteca Națională”

New media: holography and 3D
2005 – Brașov (RO): “Art Museum”; Eger (H): “Trinitatus Templom” with the “International Kepes Society”
2003 – Eger (HU): “International Kepes Society”; Tapiola (FIN): “Aarni Galeria”
2005 – Helsinki (FIN): “Galeria U”; Sfântu Gheorghe (Ro): “County Gallery”
2006 – Eger (HU): “International Kepes Society”; Paris (Fr): “Institut Hongrois de Paris” with the “International Kepes Society”
2007 – Rotterdam (NL): “Villa Photon Sonneveld”; Budapest (H): “A 22 Gallery”; Beratzhausen (D): “Zehentstadel”; Kosice (SK): “VychodoslovenskaGaléria”
2008 – Budapest (HU): “A 22 Gallery”
2010 – Pécs (HU): “House of Arts and Literature” with the “International Kepes Society”; London (GB): “London Kinetica Art Fair”
2011 – Budapest (HU): “NoMade Gallery”
2012 – Sfântu Gheorghe (RO): “Country Gallery”, Eger (H): “Kepes Institut” with the “International Kepes Society”
2013 – Mumbai (India): “National Gallery of Modern Art with the “International Kepes Society”; New Delhi (India): “National Gallery of Modern Art” with the “International Kepes Society” 
2014 – Paris (FR): “UNESCO Palast” with the “International Kepes Society”; Bengaluru (India): “National Gallery of Modern Art” with the “International Kepes Society”
2015 – Budapest (HU) “Mücsarnok”; Eger (H): “Kepes Institut” with the “International Kepes Society”
2016 – Budapest (HU): “Mücsarnok”
2017 – Sfântu Gheorghe (RO): “Transilvanian Art Center”
2019 – Sfântu Gheorghe (RO): “EMÜK – Transmisszió”; Sfântu Gheorghe (Ro): “EMÜK” – Böhm collection

Thanks to: Urs Fries, technical support: Detlev Abendroth, Brook Garden, Cameron Howitt, Martin Kischkoweit-Lopin, Walter Spierings, János Száva, Steffen Zozgornik. Photo/video: Urs Fries, Mariana Mattis-Teutsch, Albert Égetö
Waldemar Mattis-Teutsch - Credo

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