Details

First Name

Sandor

Last Name

Nagy

Username

nagysandorart

Website

nagysandorart.com

Region

Greater Glasgow

Disciplines

Film, Installation, Painting, Performance, Photography

Themes

Abstract, Environment, Geometric, Identity, Landscape, Site-specific, Political, Portraits, Narratives

Statement

Statement

My artistic journey is a testament to the power of energy in forging connections across space, time, and existence. Delving into the depths of creative exploration, I see each medium as a conduit, a channel through which these connections manifest. From the subtle interplay of colors to the bold strokes of performance, my art becomes a tapestry woven with threads of ritual and expression.

Amidst the ever-evolving landscape of technology and environmental upheaval, my work serves as a poignant reflection on our relationship with the world around us. As I navigate the maze of contemporary tools and techniques, my unwavering methodology remains a beacon of constancy. Yet, within this steadfast approach lies a willingness to embrace the fluidity of concepts, blurring the boundaries between the tangible and the abstract.

At the heart of my practice lies a profound inquiry into our connection to the land, a theme woven intricately into the fabric of my creations. Through my art, I invite you to contemplate the delicate balance between humanity and nature, urging you to confront the ramifications of our actions on the world we inhabit.

In a world where issues defy simple solutions, I embrace the complexity of existence, offering a multifaceted exploration that transcends conventional boundaries. My work is a testament to the transformative power of art, a vessel through which we may navigate the intricacies of our collective consciousness and rediscover our place within the vast expanse of the cosmos.

Biography

Biography

Born and raised in the mystic landscapes of Transylvania, Sándor Nagy emerges as a trilingual, transdisciplinary artist currently calling Glasgow, Scotland, home. His artistic journey began at the School of Art Brasov in Transylvania, Romania, where he earned a diploma in Painting. Delving into his passion for photography, Nagy further honed his skills through a Higher Photography course at West College Scotland, achieving an impressive A grade.

Committed to a lifelong pursuit of knowledge and artistic expression, Nagy secured admission to The Glasgow School of Art, where he is currently immersed in the world of Fine Art Photography. His educational journey reflects his diverse interests, showcasing a seamless blend of traditional and contemporary artistic disciplines.

Nagy’s artistic repertoire spans many mediums, including Happenings, Performance Art, Nature, and Land Art. Whether wielding a paintbrush, capturing moments through the lens, or crafting experimental short films, Nagy’s work exudes a profound connection to nature and a keen sensitivity to the human experience.

The artist’s dedication to his craft has not gone unnoticed, with his creations earning accolades through awards, publications in esteemed journals and art books, and active participation in various international projects. Nagy’s multifaceted approach to art is a testament to his versatility and adaptability within the ever-evolving art scene.

Balancing his artistic endeavors with his studies and work within the Scottish educational sector, Nagy is continuing to evolve his creative practice. As a practicing artist, his role as a conceptual artist is marked by a harmonious amalgamation of diverse ideas, reflecting his belief that certain issues demand exploration through multiple mediums. In the last years he is focusing on Fine Art Photography and Nature Art.

For Nagy, art is an energy conduit that binds humanity, the planet, and the cosmos across space and time. His creative process is a source of peace and happiness, especially when experimenting with the fusion of natural materials and concepts. Nature, performance, and ritual have consistently played pivotal roles in his art. Nagy’s artistic narrative contributes to a body of work that transcends boundaries and invites viewers to contemplate the interconnectedness of existence.

 

Personal Exhibitions:

–          2003 In the beginning it was the stone (II), Virányos Community Center, Budapest, Hungary

–          2002 In the beginning it was the stone (I), Szekler National Museum, Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania

 

Group Exhibitions, Art Camps, Residencies:

–          2024 Upcoming: The Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, Artist in residence, Invited Artist –  hosted by the Korea Nature Artists Association – Yatoo, Gongju, South Chungcheong Province, South Korea (postponed by the organizers to the next edition of the biennale due to a serious medical condition)

–          2024 Upcoming: Pinsent Masons Fine Art Photography Exhibition, Glasgow, Scotland

–          2024 Upcoming: European Land Art Festival, Featured Artist, Dunbar, Scotland

–          2024 Upcoming: Ulaidhean / Treasures – Society of Scottish Artists, Gairloch Museum, Gairloch, Scotland

–          2024 Open, Westside Art Base, Edinburgh, Scotland

–          2024 Range, Y2 Fine Art Photography Show, The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland

–          2024 The Teardrop Explodes – A Paisley Pattern Exhibition, The Art Department, Paisley, Scotland

–          2023 Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition, Maclaurin Art Gallery, Ayr, Scotland

–          2023 Shelter in the Forest II Geumgang Nature Art Prebiennale ‘Project Exhibition’, South Korea

–          2023 Big Art Show, Featured Artist, Art Department Paisley, Scotland

–          2023 LSS Art Festival, Featured Artist, Bridlington, England (cancelled due to a serious medical condition)

–          2023 European Land Art Festival, Featured Artist, Dunbar, Scotland

–          2022 LSS Art Festival, Featured Artist, Bridlington, England

–          2023 Nature Art Cube Exhibition, Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, South Korea

–          2023 Being Co-Operative, Art Department Paisley, Scotland

–          2023 Monochrome, The Glasgow Gallery of Photography, Glasgow, Scotland

–          2022 30×30 Society of Scottish Artists, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

–          2022 Freedom, National Justice Museum, Nottingham, England

–          2022 Nature Art Video Exhibition, Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, South Korea

–          2022 Big Art Show, Art Departement Paisley, Scotland

–          2022 Nature Art Cube Exhibition, Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, South Korea

–          2022 ARTFUSION (online), The Holly Art Gallery, London (UK)

–          2015 Szárhegy 40, Szekler Museum of Ciuc, Transylvania, Romania

–          2015 3rd Graphic Art Biennial of Szekler land, Transylvanian Art Centre (EMUK) Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania

–          2014 Sit in, take away, Society of Scottish Artists, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

–          2014 WATER International Mail Art project and exhibition – Istanbul, Turkey

–          2014 SICULICIDIUM 250, Siculeni, Romania

–          2013 X. International Drum Festival, Painting workshop leader, Délegyháza, Hungary

–          2013 A Creative Wall Voices, Virtual exhibition, Haiti

–          2013 The Anatomy of Autonomy, Mives Ház Gallery, Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania

–          2005 Exhibition of Mărtiniș Art Camp, MAMŰ Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

–          2004 30th International Summer Symposium, Mărtiniș, Romania

–          2004 Exhibition of Mărtiniș Art Camp, Odorheiu Secuiesc, Romania

–          2004 Mărtiniș Art Camp, Artist in residence, Invited Artist, Odorheiu Secuiesc, Romania

–          2003 Ablak a világra, International Photo Exhibition, Mives Ház Gallery, Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania

–          2003 Európa Bulvár, Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania

–          2003 OBO Covasna Fine Artist`s Annual Exhibition, Lábas Ház Gallery, Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania

–          2003 School of Art Brasov Annual Exhibition, Victoria Gallery, Brasov, Romania

–          2003 Kép Vidék, House of Culture, Ilieni, Romania

–          2003 Kép Vidék, Artist in residence, Invited Artist, Ilieni, Romania

–          2003 Exhibition of Incitato Art Camp, The Museum of the History of Guilds, Târgu Secuiesc, Romania

–          2003 Incitato Art Camp, Artist in residence, Invited Artist, Târgu Secuiesc, Romania

–          2003 Exhibition of Lăzarea Art Camp, Lăzarea Castle, Lăzarea, Romania

–          2003 29th International Art Camp, Artist in residence, Invited Artist, Lăzarea, Romania

–          2003 Hungarian Photography Day, Esti Kornél, Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania

–          2003 Exhibition of Panit Art Camp, Panit, Romania

–          2003 Panit Art Camp, Artist in residence, Invited Artist, Panit, Romania

–          2003 Minimum Party, Intermedia Art Camp, Plăieșii de Sus, Romania

–          2003 International Exhibition of Hungarian Photographers, Budapest, Hungary

–          2003 Burlesque, Contemporary Art Evening & Erotica, Bunker Club, Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania

–          2003 International Art Camp, Panit, Romania

–          2002 School of Art Annual Exhibition, Victoria Gallery, Brasov, Romania

–          2002 Young Artists exhibition, Vigadó Community Centre, Târgu Secuiesc, Romania

–          2002 Pavement Showcase Exhibition, Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania

–          2002 School of Art Annual Exhibition, Victoria Gallery, Brasov, Romania

–          2002 International Exhibition of Hungarian Photographers, Budapest, Hungary

–          2002 Maybe, Young Artists Exhibition, City Gallery, Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania

–          2001 School of Art Annual Exhibition – Victoria Gallery, Brasov, Romania

 

Short films:

–          2022 Legacy, Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, South Korea

–          2018 Introspection, Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, South Korea

–          2015 – 2018 Walking in time, Glennifer Brae, Scotland

–          2016 Recollection, Largs, Scotland

–          2015 Wall, Paisley, Scotland

–          2015 Medit/Action, Gleniffer Braes, Scotland

–          2015 Forest, Gleniffer Brae, Scotland

–          2015 Equilibrium & Waterfall, Gleniffer Brae, Scotland

–          2015 Totem, Glencoe, Scotland

–          2015 Between the mountains, Glencoe, Scotland

–          2003 Trance, Cabiria Film Days, Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania

 

Collections:

–          Mural paintings in Budapest, Hungary

–          Icons, paintings, and photo works held in private and public collections in Canada, Germany, Holland, Norway, Malta, Hungary, Romania, South Korea, Sweden, UK, and USA.