Brigitta Kocsis Artist artworks for sale
Artist: Brigitta Kocsis
Live in: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Artworks for sale: 47.00
Brigitta Kocsis Artist Bio:
Brigitta Kocsis is a Canadian artist born in Hungary. She took drawing lessons at the Studio For Young Artists (Fiatal Művészek Klubja-FMK) and attended the Marczibányi-téri kör (Marczibanyi Education Center) in Budapest where she studied art under Szlavik, Lajos until 1988. She moved to the UK and learned English in Brixton and after two years there, relocated to Montreal in 1990 to pursue her education at Concordia University Fine Arts. At the beginning of her career, Kocsis’s artistic interests included painting, media and video art. After moving to Vancouver in 1994 she exhibited large scale multimedia installations and screened several videos nationally. In 2000, she started focusing on painting, integrating abstract and figurative elements. She received her BFA from Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in 2005 and has dedicated herself to painting since then. She is a recipient of a Canada Council Assistance to Visual Artists - Project Grant in 2010 and spent 5 months researching and creating in Paris and Berlin. She also received a Canada Council Assistance to Visual Artists - Travel Grant and she mounted her first European solo show in Geneva, Switzerland for the Geneva Art Biennale. Her 2014/15 exhibition calendar includes two solo exhibitions in Alberta, Canada with assistance from the BC Arts Council, as well as solo exhibitions in Hungary and Finland with the support of the Canada Arts Council. Brigitta Kocsis lives and works in Vancouver, Canada.