Elizabeth Kormendi was active/lived in District Of Columbia, Indiana / Hungary. Elizabeth Kormendi is known for sculptor, painter, muralist, educator.
Biography Elizabeth Kormendi
A sculptor, painter, muralist and art educator, Elizabeth Kormendi was especially known for her ceramics and religious statuary. She was born in Budapest, Hungary where she studied at the Art Academy and was active in the Fine Arts Society of Budapest. She married Eugene Kormendi, also a sculptor and student at the Budapest Academy. The couple studied in Paris, and she was also in Rome and Berlin.
In 1939 the Elizabeth and her husband were visiting the United States but were prevented from returning home because of the outbreak of World War II in Europe. Seeking employment, her Eugene Kormendi took a job as artist-in-residence at Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, and spent much of his career on the faculty of that university. Elizab
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