Miklos L. Sebek was born in Soskut, Hungary in December of 1941. He studied sculpture and architecture in Budapest and moved to New Jersey in 1970. He continued his studies at Montclair State University in New Jersey.
Miklos has been a full time artist since 1976. He is inspired by nature and the unseen elements in the worlds of biology and chemistry. Miklos sculpts in a variety of styles, both realistic and abstract and in a multitude of media including bronze, marble, wood, stainless steel and aluminum.
Miklos has many works on display in public and private collections in Hungary, Germany, Italy, Australia, Japan and the USA.
Formal Education And Training:
1959-1966 State Atelier of Fine Arts, Sculpture Division, Budapest, Hungary
1964-1968 Budapest Technical Institute of Architecture, Budapest Hungary
1974-1978 Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Art Organization Memberships;
Audubon Artists, Inc. – Second Vice President and Exhibition Chairman
Allied Artists of America, Inc – Exhibition Chairman
National Arts Club – Board Member
West Essex Art Association - Member
Signature Artists of Noyes Museum
2009 Marquis Award; Audubon Artists Exhibition; Salmagundi Club, New York City
2008 Lindsey Morris Award; Allied Artists Exhibition; National Arts Club, New York City
2007 Gold Medal of Honor; Audubon Artists Exhibition; Salmagundi Club, New York City
2002, 2006 & 2007 Best in Show; West Essex Artists Association; Caldwell College, Caldwell, NJ
2003, 2005, 2008 Best Sculpture Award; West Essex Artists Association; Caldwell College, Caldwell, NJ
2004 Best in Show; Millburn State Show, Millburn, NJ
1993, 2000 First Prize – Award of Excellence; Mountain Art Show, Bernardsville, NJ
2000 P. Award; Audubon Artists Exhibition; Salmagundi Club, New York City
1999 The Chaim Gross Foundation Award, New York City
1998 Best in Show; Hawthorne Arts Show, Hawthorne, NJ
1994,1995,1996 Grand Prize; National Arts Show; Atlantic City, NJ
1993 Silver Medal of Honor; Audubon Artists Exhibition; National Arts Club, New York City
1993 First Prize; Plainfield Festival of Arts, Plainfield, NJ
1993 First Prize; State Show South Orange, South Orange, NJ
1986 First Prize; Westchester County Center; White Plains, NY
1986 Medal of Honor; Audubon Artists Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York City
1979 First Prize; Virginia Arts Center, Virginia Beach, VA.
1977 First Prize; Summit Arts Center, Summit, NJ
1976 Best in Show; Irvington Bicentennial State Show, Irvington, NJ
1975 Best in Show; New Jersey State Show, Morristown, NJ
The Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, NJ – Reclining Figure in Bronze
Morris Museum of Art & Science, Morristown, NJ – Sextet in Marble
American Hungarian Museum, Passaic, NJ – St. Stephen Plaque in Bronze
Bergen Museum of Art, Paramus, NJ
Information provided by William Bonn for the artist.