(1889 - 1959)
Eugene Kormendi was active/lived in Indiana, District Of Columbia / Hungary. Eugene Kormendi is known for sculptor-statues, art educator.
Biography Eugene Kormendi
A sculptor of religious statuary and a teacher, Eugene Kormendi was on the faculty at Notre Dame University beginning 1941. He was born in Budapest, Hungary and became well known there for his sculpture. His wife, Elizabeth Kormendi, was a recognized sculptor as well as painter, and her specialty was ceramics.
Eugene Kormendi studied at the Art Academy in Budapest and was active in the Fine Arts Society of Budapest. He also studied in Paris with Auguste Rodin. In 1939 he and his wife were visiting the United States and were prevented from returning home because of the outbreak of World War II in Europe. Seeking employment, he took a job as artist-in-residence at Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, and spent much of his career on the
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