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Steven Kemenyffy, Hungarian Artist, art educator.


Kemenyffy, Steven was born on August 18, 1943 in Budapest, Hungary. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Gosztony) Kemenyffy. came to the United States, 1951.


Bachelor, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, 1965. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1966. Master of Fine Arts, University Iowa, 1967.


Instructor University Iowa, Iowa City, 1966-1967, University Wisconsin, Whitewater, 1967-1969. Professor ceramics Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, since 1969. Lecturer, workshop presenter.

Visiting lecturer National Ceramics '88, Wellington, New Zealand, 1988, International Experimental Ceramic Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary, 1989, Lucia Bittencourt Studio, San Paulo, Brazil, 1989, C.L.A.Y., Phoenix College, 1990, Pottersupply Lucky Lambo, Bussum, Holland, 1990, Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of America Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1991, Fusion, Toronto, Canada, 1991, Walnut Creek (California) Civic Arts Education, 1991, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, 1992, Touchstone Center for Arts, Pioneer Crafts Council, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, 1993, Clay Factory Inc., Tampa, 1995. Co-owner Swift Creek Pottery & Press, McKean, Pennsylvania.


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  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows at Cincinnati Art Museum, 1987, Craftsmen Potters Association, London, 1987, New Zealand Society Potters, Incorporated, Wellington, 1988, NCECA, Kansas City, Missouri, 1989, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 1990, Craftsman's Gallery, Cleveland, 1991, West Chester (Pennsylvania) University, 1992, Claytrade, Portland, Oregon, 1992., Kipp Gallery-Indiana University Pennsylvania, 1992, Duncan Gallery, Deland, Florida, 1993, Invitational University Central Florida, Orlando, 1995, Vigado Galeria, Budapest, 1997, Tolgyfa Galeria, Budapest, 1997, Miller Gallery, Cincinnati, 1997, 5 at the Hungarian Cultural Center, Cleveland, 1997, Carnegie Museum Art, Pittsburgh, 1998, San Angelo (Texas) Museum Fine Arts, 1998, others. Represented in permanent collections at Smithsonian Institution, Washington, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Irvine, California, Everson Museum Art, Syracuse, New York, Ubukata Industries Company, Incorporated, Nagoya, Japan, Carnegie Museum Art, others.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: landscape gardening.


Married Susan Berenice Hale, October 5, l968. L child, Maya.

Joseph Kemenyffy

Elizabeth (Gosztony) Kemenyffy

Susan Berenice Hale