STEPHEN CSOKA   1897-1989
N.A.,  S.A.G.A,  P.S.A.

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January 2, 1897 at Gardony, Hungary
Died: 1989 in New York

Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary 1922-1927
Resident of U.S. since 1934 - U.S. citizen since 1941

National Academy of Design, Academician
Society of American Graphic Artists
Audubon Artist Association
Pastel Society of America

Art Faculty:
Parsons School of Design, N.Y.C. 1945-1963
            Painting, Life-Drawing, Anatomy
Hunter College, N.Y.C. 1948-1953
Hunter College, School of General Studies 1953-1963
            Painting, Life-Drawing, Anatomy, Graphics
City College, N.Y.C. 1958-1965
            Painting, Life-Drawing
National Academy of Design School of Fine Arts, N.Y.C. 1959-1972
            Life-Drawing, Anatomy
Fashion Institute of Technology, N.Y.C. 1964-1979
            Painting, Life-Drawing, Anatomy

Biography Listed in:
"Who's Who in American Art"
"Who's Who in America"
"Who's Who in the World"
"Who's Who in Art & Antiques," Cambridge, England
"Professional Hungarian Artists Outside of Hungary"

Commissioned to Etch Membership Plate:
Collectors of American Art - 1943-44-46-48-51
Society of American Etchers (now S.A.G.A.) 1946

Pastel Painting / Modern Techniques ; Reinhold Publishing 1962

American Artists Magazine, Oct. 1957
            Cover and illustrated article, "The Drawings of Stephen Csoka," by Norman Kent
American Artists Magazine, June 1969 - Cover
Professional Hungarian Artists Outside of Hungary, 1978 - Cover
Magyar News, Bridgeport, CT, Dec. 1993, illustrated article,
            "A Long Road and a Happy Ending"

International Exhibitions:
Firenze, Italy - 1927
Rome, Italy - 1928
Geneva, Switzerland - 1929
Stockholm, Sweden - 1929
Philadelphia, Pa. - 1929
Cleveland, Ohio - 1929
Tokyo, Japan - 1930
Belgrade, Yugoslavia - 1930
Monza, Italy - 1932
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 1944
Paris, France - 1954
Israel - 1954
Strasbourg, France - 1956
Tokyo, Japan - 1967
Ponce, PR - 1976
Budapest, Hungary - 1992

One-man Exhibitions:
Contemporary Arts, N.Y.C. 1940-43-45 1956-57
Philadelphia Art Alliance 1943
Minnesota State Fair 1943
Merrill Gallery, N.Y.C. 1963
Parsons School of Design, N.Y.C. 1964
Pacem in Terris Gallery, N.Y.C. 1968
Queens College, Flushing, N.Y. 1975
Museo de Arte de Ponce, PR 1976
Cayuga Museum of History & Art, Auburn, N.Y. 1977
Great Neck House, Great Neck, N.Y. 1978
Fashion Institute of Technology, N.Y.C. 1979
Odin Gallery, Port Washington, N.Y. 1981
Gallery 31A, Glen Cove, N.Y. 1993
Gallery 31A, Glen Cove, N.Y. 1994
Hungarian Consulate, N.Y.C. 1994
Hungarian Heritage, New Brunswick, N.J. 1994
Hofstra Museum, Hofstra University, L.I. 1997  Centennial Retrospective

WPA Allocations:
Richmond Hill H.S.
Waren H.S.
Beth-El Hospital
Schenectady County T.B. Hospital
Queensboro Public Library
Cortland Star Normal School
Franklin K. Lane H.S.
Brooklyn College
M.Norris Hospital
Jamaica H.S.
Far Rockaway H.S.
Homer Folks T.B. Hospital

Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, Hungary Watercolor
Museum of the City of Budapest, Hungary Pastel, Oil, Etchings
IBM Collections Etching
The New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, La. Oil
Ball State Teachers College, Muncie, Ind. Drawing
Bezalel national Museum, Jerusalem, Israel Etching
Hunter College, N.Y.C. Portrait of Pres. George Schuster and pastel comp.
Fashion Institute of Technology, N.Y.C. Portrait of Pres. Mortimer Ritter
Reading Public Museum & Art Gallery, Reading, Pa. Drawing
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pa. Etching
Brooklyn Museum of Art, N.Y.C. Lithograph
Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y.C. Lithograph
British Museum Etchings
Encyclopaedia Brittanica Collection Oil
Princeton Print Club, N.J. Etching
The New York Public Library Etching
Dayton Museum, Dayton, Ohio Tempera
Columbus Museum, Columbus, Ohio Oil
Carnegie Institute Lithograph
Norfolk Museum, Norfolk, Va. Drawing
Peabody Museum, Cambridge, Mass. Drawing
City College, N.Y.C. Portrait of Dean Gottschal
Hungarian Embassy, N.Y.C.  Etching
American Hungarian Foundation, New Brunswick, N.J.  Etching
Hofstra Museum, Hofstra University, N.Y.  Etching

Bronze Medal  Barcelona International Exhibition 1929
Szinyei Hon. Diploma  Budapest, Hungary 1930
Hon. Diploma  Milan, Italy 1930
First Pastel Prize  City of Budapest, Hungary 1930
Ballo First Prize - Oil  Budapest, Hungary 1933
Glatfelder First Prize - Oil  Budapest, Hungary 1933
Talcott Prize  Society of American Etchers 1942
First Honorable Mention  Society of American Etchers 1942
Kate W. Arms Miniature Prize  Society of American Etchers 1943
First Purchase Prize - Etching  Library of Congress 1944
Second Purchase Prize - Etching  Library of Congress 1946
First Prize - black and white  Brooklyn Artists Society 1944
Eyre Medal - best print  Pennsylvania Academy of Art 1945
La Tausca Pearls Competition Award - Oil  1945
Honorable Mention - Oil  Brooklyn Artists Society 1946
Honorable Mention - Oil Corcoran Gallery, Wash. 1946
$1,000 Purchase Prize National Print Competition  Assoc. American Artists
MacDowell Foundation Residence Fellowship  1947
$1,000 Grant  American Academy of Arts & Letters 1948
First Prize - Oil  Brooklyn Artist Society 1949
Anonymous Prize - Lithograph  National Academy of Design 1950
Honorable Mention - Lithograph  Audubon Artists 1950
First Honorable Mention - Lithograph
  Audubon Artists 1951
John Taylor Arms Prize - Etching  Society of American Etchers 1952
American Artist Group Prize - Linoleum cut 1953
Honorable Mention - Pastel  Audubon Artists 1953
American Artist Purchase Prize - Drawing 1958
Purchase Prize  Ball State Teachers College, Muncie, Ind.  1958
Honorable Mention  Audubon Artists 1968
Gold Medal  Arpad Academy (Hungarian Academy of Arts & Letters) Cleveland, Ohio 1971
Gold Medal  Pannonia Art Society, N.Y.C. 1971
Purchase Prize  Pastel Society of America 1977
$1,000 - The William Cortland Mitchell Memorial Prize  Dr. Maury Leibovitz Art Awards Program 1986

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