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sculptor

Marton-Geza Varo, Hungarian Sculptor. Recipient award Studio of Young Artists, Hungary, 1976, Munkacsy prize Ministry of Culture, Hungary, 1984; Derkovits grantee Ministry of Culture, 1972-1975; Fulbright scholar, 1989-1991.

Background

Varo, Marton-Geza was born on March 15, 1943 in Szekelyudvarhely, Hungary. Son of Gyorgy and Viola (Tomori) Varo. came to the United States, 1989.

Education

Diploma in Fine Arts, Ion Andreescu University, Cluj, Romania, 1966.

Career

Sculptor in limestone and marble.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Works include sculptures at Convention Center Budapest, 1984, Breaking Free, Brea, California, 1990, Peace Memorial, Palm Desert, California, 1992, Dallas Plaza of the Americas, 1992, marble sculpture at Volos, Greece, 1988, Tustin Ranch Market Place, California, Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, California, Bass Hall, Fort Worth, 1998, Norwegian University of Technology, Norway, Trondheim, 1998.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: fishing.

Connections

1 child, Kata; married Ilona Magdolna Kalmar, September 25, 1979. Children: Marton, Ilona.

father:
Gyorgy Varo

mother:
Viola (Tomori) Varo

spouse:
Ilona Magdolna Kalmar

children:
Ilona Varo

Marton Varo

Kata Varo