GÁBOR KRISTÓF

born in Košice, Slovakia, 1988
lives and works in Budapest

kristofgabor.hu

EXHIBITIONS

BIOGRAPHY

EDUCATION

2008 – 2014

Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Department of Painting and Intermedia

2011 – 2011

Chelsea College of Art and Design, UAL London

SCHOLARSHIPS, RESIDENCIES, MEMBERSHIPS

2022 –

VARP @ Meetfactory, Prague (CZ)

2021 –

A-i-R @ Petőmihályfa (HU), by Krinzinger Gallery (AT)

2020 –

Peter und Irene Ludwig Stiftung, research stipendum for the year 2021

2019 –

Nomination for the Esterházy Art Award

2017 –

Nomination for the Esterházy Art Award; Visegrad Artist in Residency, Art in General, Brooklyn, New York; Derkovits Scholarship

2016 –

Member, Studio of Young Artists Association

2016 –

Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris – residency, Budapest Gallery, Ville de Paris; Derkovits Scholarship

2015 –

National Scientific Students’ Associations Conference, General special prize awarded by the Joint Committees, painting section; Derkovits Scholarship

2013 –

ESSL ART AWARD CEE 2013 Collector’s Invitation, Transcending Cultures, AT

2012 –

Amadeus Art Foundation’s Scholarship

2011 –

Erasmus Scholarship, Chelsea College of Art and Design, UAL London

2009 –

National Portrait Biennial, Golden Diploma, Hatvan

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021

Picnic on the Driving Range, Schemnitz Gallery, Banská Štiavnica

2019

Open due to Vacation, Kisterem, Budapest
Dust on a Shelf, Galeria Kabinet T, Zlin

2017

Occam’s City (with Máté Dobokay), Labor, Budapest

2016

Melting Point, Horizont Gallery, Budapest

2015

Offsetting, Horizont Gallery, Budapest
Focus in Defocus (with Emese Fodor) Labor, Budapest

2012

Multifilter (with Bence Pálinkás), Löffler Gallery, Košice
Autoimmun (with Tamás Juhász), Ferencvárosi Helytörténeti Gyűjtemény, Budapest

2011

Temporarily Inside, Chelsea College of Art Project Space, London
Temporarily Inside, Löffler Gallery, Nuit Blanche 2011, Košice

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022

Youhu, Kieselbach Gallery, Budapest, HU
Winter Listing, Kisterem, Budapest, HU

2021

Sketch, Kisterem, Budapest
WAMS, aqb Project Space, Budapest, HU

2020

Finally We Can Learn Something, Kincsem Palace (organised by Kisterem), Budapest

2019

Esterházy Art Award Hungary 2019, Ludwig Museum – Contemporary Art Museum
Listing VIII., Kisterem
Scooter IV – Action of Young Art, Jan Koniarek Gallery, Trnava

2018

Time of our lives? MODEM, Debrecen
Distracting Modernity, Šopa Gallery, Kosice
Listing VII., Kisterem, Budapest
Meanwhile in Painting, Budapest Gallery, Budapest
Book-object, ISBN Books and Gallery, Budapest

2017

Exhibition of the Nominees for Esterhazy Art Award 2017, Ludwig Museum Budapest
DAAVS, DIG Gallery, Košice
Mélyvíz, m21 Gallery, Pécs
Salt, Labor/Kunstküche, Budapest
Save the last one for me, final show at Art in General – Artist in Residency program, Brooklyn
Autism as Metaphor, Institute of Conteporary Art, Dunaújváros, King Saint Stephan Museum, Székesfehérvár
Amygdala – Félelmetes válogatás, Miskolc Graphic Triennial, Miskolc
Derkó 2017, Kunsthalle, Budapest

2016

Interference, Trafó Gallery, Budapest
Discomfort on a tolerable degree, Povvera, Berlin
Seed Capital, m21 Gallery, Pécs
Limbo Fever, Horizont Gallery, Budapest
What Kind of Creature is an Artist? – The SYAA’s Traditional Annual Exhibition, Studio Gallery, Budapest
Accumulator, Budapest Gallery, Budapest
CONNECTIONS (with Máté Dobokay), Labor, Budapest
DERKÓ 2016, Kunsthalle, Budapest

2015

Timebase, New Budapest Gallery, Budapest
Bibliography, Gallery by Night, Studio Gallery
Creation-works, Budapest Gallery, Budapest

2014

Revolution without Movement (with Miklós Mécs, Judit Fischer and András Zalavári), tranzit.sk, Bratislava
The Most – The SYAA’s Traditional Annual Exhibition, Budapest
Best of Diploma, MKE, Budapest
Private Nationalism, Zsolnay Cultural Quarter, m21 Gallery, Pécs
Private Nationalism, Kunsthalle, Košice

2013

ESSL ART AWARD CEE 2013, Transcending Cultures, Essl Museum, Vienna
Subjective Objects, Latarka, Budapest
Ex Co, Labor, Budapest
X-Ray Texture Pack, Galerie Ulrike Hrobsky, Showroom for Young Art, Vienna
Liget 30, Olof Palme House, Budapest
Empire P, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros
ESSL ART AWARD CEE 2011, Nominees’ Exhibition, Mai Manó House, Budapest
28/31 Exhibition of the New Members of The SYAA, Studio Gallery, Budapest

2012

MalomKörzés, ArtMill, Szentendre

2011

Rock–Paper–Scissors (with Klára Rudas and Misi Szilágyi) N&n Gallery, Budapest
Budapest Flow, Virág Judit Contemporary Gallery, Budapest
Sanjeev’s TV Shop, S&S Electronics, Camberwell, London

2010

Elements Cuisine, 4D Gallery, Galanta

Videos

SELECTED PRESS

TYLER, Patrick: Standardizáció kilátással. Interjú Kristóf Gáborral, Új Művészet, 2021/4 – HUN
SIRBIK, Attila: Az absztrakt leképezés feltérképezése. Kristóf Gábor, Kútvölgyi-Szabó Áron és Szentesi Csaba, Ez nem kunszt, Új Művészet elméleti melléklet, 2021/2
RIEDER, Gábor: A GOLFLABDA SZELETELŐ
GYÖRGY, Péter: Az eltűnt ország nyomában, Élet és Irodalom, LXIV. /38. – HUN
RIEDER, Gábor: A TÍZES ÉVEK, artkartell.hu
HERMANN, Veronika: Unvisible Cities – HUN
KASZÁS, Gábor: Szabadság a hullámtérben – balkon.art – HUN
MÁRKUS, Eszter: Y-generációs absztraktok – artportal.hu – HUN
MÉSZÁROS, Zsolt: Interferencia – artkartell.hu – HUN
FEKETE, Szilvia: Unotodox absztrakció – Élet és Irodalom, LXI./3. – HUN
Melting Point featured on Footnotes on Art, and Art Viewer – ENG
Melting Point – exhibition catalogue published by Horizont Gallery – HUN/ENG
Porté az Artmagazin Online hU36 sorozatában – HUN
GÖMÖR, Béla: Ipari Antiforradalom – Műértő, 2016 dec.-2017 jan. – HUN
A (2) HÉT MŰTÁRGYA – 01.: Heidi (Kristóf Gábor) – artmagazinonline.hu – HUN
VÁNYA, Zsófia : Talán limbó? – kortarsonline.hu – HUN
VÁNYA, Zsófia : Heidik és kidobott matracok – kortarsonline.hu – HUN
MARGL, Ferenc: Ki az a Heidi? – artportal.hu – HUN
KOSINSKY, Richárd : Klisé után eredeti – artkartell.hu – HUN
MÉLYI, József : Arányos ofszetek – Élet és Irodalom, LIX./25. – HUN
KOCSIS, Katica : Funkicóvesztett, selejt nyomólemezek mint műalkotások – prae.hu – HUN
‘Although the borders are still there, they no more need to be controlled’ – artguideeast.com – ENG
Offsetting – Horizont Gallery – HUN/ENG