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Ildiko

804 W. 12th Ave.
Spokane, WA 99204
509.747.0979 || 509.998.4263
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Ildikó Kalapács
804 West 12th Avenue
Spokane, WA 99204
509.747.0979

EDUCATION:


Eastern Washington University, Cheney WA (1988-92)
B.A. Cum Laude in Studio Art, August 1992

EWU/English Language Institute, Cheney WA (1987-88)

Tömörkény Istvÿn Art High School, Szeged, Hungary (1979-83)

WORK:


Executive director and artist at The Bearing Public Sculpture Project
501(c)3 organization

http://thebearingproject.com

LECTURES:


  • Solo Show/Lecture, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, May, 2010
  • Duscha Galéria talk, Szeged, Hungary, 2007
  • Hungarian Traveling Exhibition, Budapest, Hungary, 2006
  • Márta Sebestyén inteview, Cheney, WA, 2005
  • Kamiyamada Bunkakaikan, Kamiyamada, Japan, 2002
  • "Body of Concepts", Doll Gardner Gallery, Portland, OR, October 2001
  • "Dance and Identity", at "Latte Talks": Silver Radio Event, Lewiston, ID, March 2001
  • "My Professional Activities", AWE, Spokane WA, March 2000
  • "Equality: Women in my Art ", Lewis-Clark State College, Women's History Month, Lewiston, ID, March 2000
  • "Body Language", at "Latte Talks": Silver Radio Event, Lewiston, ID, December 1999
  • "Body Language: My Artwork", Eastern Washington Art Association, Spokane, WA, April 1998
  • "Body Language: Expression through Different Media", WA State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle, March 1998
  • "Folk Culture and Dance of Transylvania", Whitworth Forum, Whitworth College, Spokane, WA, March 31, 1997
  • "Transylvanian Hungarian Folk Costumes", Spokane, Weavers' Guild, Spokane, WA, November 12, 1996
  • "Folk Life in Transylvania", DOT Northwest Gallery, Portland, OR, January 13, 1995
  • "Travelling in Transylvania: A Personal View", Corbin Art Center, Spokane, WA, October 27, 1993

ART IN PUBLIC SPACE:


  • Planned Parenthood of the Inland Northwest, "Dream Catcher" painting, Spokane WA 2008
  • Hospice of Spokane, "Relief" painting, Spokane 2008
  • Kamiyamada Bunkakaikan Print Works, Kamiyamada, Japan, 2002
  • "Pushing Thirty", 20' x 15' Exterior Wall Mural, Lindaman's, Spokane,, WA, 1998
  • "Identity: Cultural Overlaps, Borders, Directions", 23' x 45' Exterior Wall Mural, Street Music Store, Spokane, WA, August 1997
  • "Raw Energy", 15' x 90' Exterior Wall Mural, Davenport Arts District Project, Spokane, WA, September 1994

EXHIBITIONS:


  • Solo Show, Bozzi Collection, Spokane, WA 2013
  • Solo, MAC, Moses Lake Art Museum, WA, 2013
  • Group, Political Exhibition, MAC (Museum of Art and Culture), Oct 2011-Feb 2012
  • Group/Featured Artist, Art with a Heart Gallery, Seattle, WA, July, Aug, 2011
  • One-year outdoor sculpture exhibition, Moses Lake Art Museum, WA, 2010-11
  • Solo Show/Lecture, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, May, 2010
  • Group Show, Bemis Bldg., Seattle, WA, 2009
  • Solo Show, Two Wall Gallery, Vashon Island, WA, 2009
  • Solo Show, Kolva Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, WA, 2009
  • Solo Show, Soap Lake Guild, Soap Lake WA, 2008
  • Group Show, Two Wall Gallery, Vashon Island, WA 2008
  • Group Show, ArtsWest, Seattle WA, 2009
  • Solo Exhibition, Solo Exhibition, "Straddle", Dusha Galéria, Szeged, Hungary, 2007
  • Traveling Exhibition of Visual Artists of Hungarian Origin, Hungary, 2006-2007
  • Solo Show, Alpari Studio, Veroce, Hungary, January 2005
  • Solo Show, Art Festival, Esztergom, Hungary, June 2005
  • Group Show, "Best of the Year", Tinman Art Works, Spokane WA, December, 2004
  • Group Show, Brick and Mortar Gallery, Tacoma WA, July-December, 2004
  • Solo Show, "Contexture", Tinman Gallery, Spokane, WA, January, 2004
  • Solo Show, "Resilience", A Commemoration of the Victims of September 11, 2001, Gallery of the Hungarian Embassy, Washington, D.C., September, 2003
  • Group Show, MAC, Norhtwest Contemporary Figuration, Spokane, WA, July, 2003
  • Solo Show, Hungarian Consulate Art Gallery, New York, April, 2003
  • Group Show, Works from the Heart, MAC Art Auction, Spokane, WA, Feb 2003
  • Group Show, 6th Japanese Hungarian Print Art ,Kamiyamada Art Center, Kamiyamada, Japan, Nov, 2002
  • Group Show, Gallery International, Baltimore,Maryland, Nov, 2002-Feb, 2003
  • Group Show, Good Works Art Gallery, Spokane, WA, July, 2002-July 2003
  • Group Show, Old City Music Bldg., "Just Nudes", Spokane, WA, July-August, 2002
  • Group Show/Auction, Works from the Heart, MAC, Spokane, WA, February, 2002
  • Solo Show, Pioneer Square Technology Corporation's Art Gallery, April 2002 June 2002
  • Solo Show, Pioneer Square Healing Arts Gallery, Seattle WA, November 2001-January 2002
  • Solo Show, Cameo, Spokane, WA, October 2001
  • Group Show, Slide Installation, "Salon des Refuses", Bellevue Art Museum, Seattle, WA, October 2001-January 2002
  • Group Show, "Paint on Hemp", 1019 Gallery, Spokane, WA, July-August 2001
  • Solo Show, "Body of Concepts", Doll Gardner Gallery, Portland, OR, October 2001
  • Group Show, Live After Five, Art for Design Artists' Group, Spokane, WA, July-August, 2001
  • Group Show, Galéria XXI, Budapest, Hungary, May 2001- June 2002
  • Group Show, Euro Art Gallery, Victoria B.C., Canada, April-May, 2001
  • Group Show, Vancouver OB/GYN Exhibition, Vancouver, WA, February-August, 2001
  • Group Show, 4th Annual Spokane, Area Women's Leadership Conference, SCC, Spokane, WA, February, 2001
  • Solo Show, "Figuratively Speaking", Walden's Art Gallery, Seattle, WA, January/February 2001
  • Group Show, "Come out and Play", "Alive after Five" Art Walk, by Art For Design Artists' Group, Spokane, WA, June, July, August, October 2000
  • Solo Show, 5th Annual Juried Greenwood Art Walk, Seattle, WA, May 2000
  • Group Show, "Head Cheese", Fort Haggis Gallery, San Francisco CA, April 2000
  • Solo Show, Southeastern Community College, West Burlington IA, April 2000
  • Group Show, "People as Material", California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco CA, March 2000
  • Group Show, Spokane, Area Women's Leadership Conference Art Exhibition, SCC, Spokane, WA, February 2000
  • Group Show, Spokane, Visual Arts Tour, Hotel Lusso Gallery, Spokane, WA, February 2000
  • Solo Show, Open Studio, Spokane, WA, December, 1999
  • Group Show, Spokane, Marketplace, by Art for Design, Spokane, WA, October 1999-ongoing
  • Group Show, "An Exhibition", Eastern's Alumni, EWU, Cheney WA, September-October, 1999
  • Silent Bid Art Auction by Art for Design, Nordstrom Department Store, Spokane, WA, August 1999
  • Group Show, year-long outdoor sculpture show, Port Angeles WA, July 1999-August 2000
  • Solo Show, "Learned Associations", Hot Flash of America Gallery, Spokane, WA, September 1998
  • Group Show, 15th Annual Lewis and Clark Juried Exhibition, Lewis and Clark State College Gallery, Lewiston, ID, July 1998
  • Group Show, The Art Spirit Gallery, Coeur d'Alene ID, May-August 1998
  • Solo Show, Geer Gallery, Spokane, WA, May 1998
  • Group Show, Anniversary Exhibition, Dada Gallery, Spokane, WA, May 1998
  • Group Show, The Groove Gallery, Spokane, WA, April-December 1998
  • Two-Person Show, The Art Gallery, Spokane, WA, April 1998
  • Solo Show, Spokane, Art Supply Gallery, Spokane, WA, March 1998
  • Solo Shows, The MET Theater and the Metro Mall Gallery, Spokane, WA, February 1998
  • Two-Person Show, Magna Gallery, Seattle, WA, January-March 1998
  • Group Show, Northwest Stone Sculptors' Association Sculpture '98 Exhibition, Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle, WA, January-March 1998
  • Solo Show, Dada Gallery, Spokane, WA, November 1997
  • Two-Person Show, "Identities", Street Music Gallery, Spokane, WA, August-September 1997
  • Open Studio, Spokane, WA, June-July 1997
  • Solo Show, "Body Language", Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center Main Gallery, Portland, OR, May 1997
  • Two-Person Show, "Inspired by Form", Mount Angel Fine Art Gallery, Mount Angel OR, May 1997
  • Group Show, "The Woman's Influence", Grants Pass Museum, Grants Pass OR, March 1997
  • Group Show, "Raw Space", Raw Space Gallery, Spokane, WA, February 1997
  • Faculty Show, Corbin Art Center, Spokane, WA, September 1996
  • Faculty Show, Spokane, Art School, Spokane, WA, September 1996
  • Group Show, "Artists of the Art Commission", Chase Gallery, Spokane, WA, April 1996
  • Group Show, "Art and the Newspaper", Spokane, Art School, Spokane, WA, February 1996
  • Group Show, "Spokane, Sampler", Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA, December 1995
  • Group Show, "American-Hungarian Exhibition", Corbin Art Center, Spokane, WA, September 1995
  • Group Show, "Faculty of the Corbin Art Center", Chase Gallery, Spokane, WA, June 1995
  • Featured Artist, Gallery by the Lake, Coeur d'Alene ID, May-September 1995
  • Exhibitor, Galaxy Gallery, Spokane, WA, April 1995-96
  • Group Show, Gallery Grand Opening, Galaxy Gallery, Spokane, WA, March-April 1995
  • Group Show, Berlineta Boxer Gallery, Spokane, WA, January-February 1995
  • Solo Show, "Body Language", D.O.T. Northwest Gallery, Portland, OR, January 1995
  • Group Show, "Caution: Enter at Your Own Risk", Eastern Washington University Gallery of Art, Cheney WA, November-December 1994
  • Group Show, "Raw Space II", Davenport Arts District, Spokane, WA, September-October 1994
  • Three-Person Show, "One Step Beyond", Momentum Gallery, Spokane, WA, July 1994
  • Group Show, "Raw Space", Davenport Arts District, Spokane, WA, April 1994
  • Faculty Show, Corbin Art Center, Spokane, WA, April 1994
  • Group Show, "Collaborative Work", 29th Avenue Artworks, Spokane, WA, February-March 1994
  • Solo Show, Gallery Grand Opening, Berlineta Boxer Gallery, Spokane, WA, January-March 1994
  • Group Show, Davenport Art District - 23 Windows, Davenport Hotel, Spokane, WA, January-February, 1994
  • Group Show, "The Erotic Show", Galleri 8, Portland, OR, February 1994
  • Group Show, Davenport Art District - 23 Windows, Davenport Hotel, Spokane, WA, December 1993
  • Group Show, Davenport Art District - 23 Windows, Davenport Hotel, Spokane, WA, October-November 1993
  • Faculty Show, Corbin Art Center, Spokane, WA, April 1993
  • Group Show, "Buttons - Connections - Bonds", Union Gallery, North Idaho College, Coeur d'Alene ID, January-February 1993
  • Group Show, "Buttons - Bonds - Connections: Visual Art and Writing by Regional Women", Corbin Art Center, Spokane, WA, September-October 1992
  • Solo Show, PUB Gallery, Eastern Washington University, Cheney WA, November 1992

RECOGNITION:


Recipient, Competitive Grant (Art Project: "Dialogue"), Puffin Foundation Ltd., Teaneck NJ, 1998, 2007

COMMISSIONS:


  • German private collections
  • Hungarian private collections
  • Shonda Renee: Twelve Poems, Illustration, Los Angeles, CA, 2003
  • Private commissions, USA [references available on request]
  • Private Collections, USA
  • Kamiyamada Bunkakaikan Collection, Japan, 2002
  • Kamiyamada Print Commissions, Japan
  • Kamiyamada Print Collaboration, Japan
  • Private Japanese collections
  • Jundt Art Museum, Print Collection, Spokane, WA, 2003

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE:


  • Duna Televison, "Duna tér", interview by Bea Farkas, Budapest, Hungary, 2008
  • Duna Televison, Kívánság musor, interview by József Asbót, Budapest, Hungary, 2008
  • Kossuth Radio, interview by Gyula Indri, Budapest, Hungary, 2008
  • Kossuth Radio, interview by Gabriella Péhl, Budapest, Hungary, 2008
  • Kossuth Radio interview, Budapest, 2007
  • Hungarian Public Television interview, Szeged, 2007
  • Telin Television interview, Szeged, 2007
  • Hungarian Public Television Kultúrház interview and website features, Budapest, 2007
  • Portrait films: Hungarian Public Television, with Hell István, Szeged
  • Duna Television, with Sztanó Hédi in the US, Budapest
  • Hungarian Public Television- Kultúrház, with Nagyistók Tibor, Budapest
  • Cultural informant and dancer, television documentary on the American reception of Hungarian folk music/dance with featured singer, Sebestyen Marta, Dunatáj Hungarian Television, Budapest, Hungary [filmed in Utah, April 2004, forthcoming]
  • Co-Producer, "At the Crossroads", video documentary on contemporary Hungarian Transylvanian peasant society, 2000-2003
  • Co-Producer, "The Erdély Dance Group and Erdély, Romania", Community Productions, TCI, Spokane, WA, 1997
  • Producer, "Body Language", video art, Community Productions, TCI, Spokane, WA, 1996

VIDEO EXHIBITION:


Participant, "Body Language", First Spokane, Film Festival, Spokane, WA, September 1998

REPRESENTATION:


  • The Bozzi Collection, Spokane, WA.

ART REGISTRY:


  • Artists' Space, New York
  • International Registry of Artists and Art Work, Art Calendar
  • SWCA Slide Registry, Seattle,
  • Galéria XXI Website, Budapest, Hungary

ART IN PRINT:


  • "Ildikó Kalapács", CALYX, A Journal of Art and Literature by Women, 1998, XVIII:1, p. 64
  • "Bosnia 1993" - "Ildikó Kalapács: Body Language", Frontiers, 1997, XVIII:1, p. 132-33

TEACHING:


  • Spokane, Art School, Spokane, WA, 1995-1998
  • Piano Day Camp, Holy Names Music Center, Spokane, WA, June 1996 and 1997 [Hungarian visual art, folk art and dancing]
  • Corbin Art Center, Spokane, WA, 1993-1996

SERVICE:


  • Art Donor, Planned Parenthood, Spokane, WA, 2002-Present
  • Art Donor, Las Vegas Celebrity Art Auction, Las Vegas, Nevada, Sept, 2002
  • Art Donor, American Heart Association Auction, Spokane, WA, 2000
  • Art Donor Spokane, Art School Garden Party Auction, Spokane, WA, March 2000
  • Panel member, "Five Perspectives on Women in the Work Place", Open Forum, City Hall, Spokane, WA, 1999
  • Art Donor, Chocolate & Champagne Gala (Sexual Assault Center benefit), Spokane, WA, 1999
  • Member, Art Committee, Eastern Washington Historical Society, 1998-2000
  • Art Donor, Birdhouse Auction, Spokane, Art School, Spokane, WA, 1998
  • Member, Public Art Committee, Spokane, Arts Commission, 1997-98
  • Member, Neighborhood Public Art Committee, Spokane, Arts Commission, 1997-98
  • Member, Sculptors' Cooperative Northwest, 1997-98
  • Art Donor, KPBX Benefit Auction, Spokane, WA, 1997
  • Art Donor, Birdhouse Auction, Spokane, Art School, Spokane, WA, 1997
  • Art Donor, Works from the Heart Benefit Auction, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA, 1997-2006
  • Chairman, Program Committee, Spokane, Arts Commission, 1996-97
  • Juror, Albi Stadium Public Art Project, Spokane, WA, October 1996
  • Member, Spokane, Arts Commission, City of Spokane, WA, 1996-98
  • Member, NAAO, 1996-
  • Art Donor, KPBX Benefit Auction, Spokane, WA, 1996
  • Art Donor, Birdhouse Auction, Spokane, Art School, Spokane, WA, 1996
  • Member, Washington Women's Caucus for Art, 1996-
  • Member, Action Women's Exchange, Spokane, WA, 1996-
  • Member, Contemporary Arts Alliance, Spokane, WA, 1996-
  • Participant, Washington Art Congress, May 1995
  • Coordinator, American-Hungarian Exhibition, Corbin Art Center Spokane, WA, September 1995
  • Coordinator, Corbin Art Center Folk Festival, Spokane, WA, July 24, 1994; June 25, 1995
  • Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors, Corbin Art Center, Spokane, WA, 1994-95
  • Member, Board of Directors, Corbin Art Center, Spokane, WA, 1993-95
  • Member, Education Committee, Corbin Art Center, Spokane, WA, 1993-95
  • Member, Exhibition Committee, Corbin Art Center, Spokane, WA, 1993-95
  • Member, Exhibition Subcommittee, Davenport Arts District, Spokane, WA, 1993-95

EDITING/TRANSLATION:


  • "Tizenöt év - Dalok a Barátság Táborból" ('Fifteen Years - Songs from the Barátság Camp'), edited and translated by Wayne B. Kraft and Ildikó Kalapács, printed privately by Barátság, Spring 1998, 98 pp.

ACTIVITIES:


  • Teaches, choreographs and performs Hungarian ethnic dance in the Spokane, area and in the Pacific Northwest, 1988-present
  • Founded and directs Erdély, a Hungarian ethnic dance ensemble in Spokane, 1988-2003
  • Helped distribute ANevent Art Magazine in Spokane, 1997-98
  • Assists the Spokane, Unitarian Church with fund-raising events for Transylvanian sister parish, 1993-2003
  • Spoke on Hungarian folk music, Saturday Night Café with Michael Patoray, KPBX Radio, Spokane, WA, November 8, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
  • Participated in KPBX Kids' Concert "Eastern Europe", The MET Theater, Spokane, WA, November 8, 1997
  • Taught French-Canadian and Hungarian dance and visual arts classes at Summer Piano Day Camp, Holy Names Music Center, Spokane,, June 1996 and 1997; visual arts classes, June 1998
  • Participated in the concert of the Namasté Modern Dance Ensemble of Spokane, as a dancer/artist and also supplied figure sketches to create projected background for part of the show, October 1991
  • Danced in the concert of the Namasté Modern Dance Ensemble, April 1989
  • Performed and taught as a folk dancer in Hungary (Szeged, Budapest), 1973-87

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