San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI)
BORN 1962, Budapest, Hungary.
1995 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, Ca., M.F.A. Ceramic Sculpture.
1991 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, Ca., B.F.A. Painting.
1983-1986 Hungarian Fine Art Academy of Budapest, Hungary, Sculpture,
2007 Red Queen, Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai LLP, San Francisco, Ca.
Windows and Duplications, Chez Nous Restaurant, Alameda, Ca.
Charred Heart, Entourage Spa, Orinda, Ca.
Open Studio, San Rafael, Ca.
2006 Abstract Organic Paintings, C’era Una Volta Café Restaurant, Alameda, Ca.
Abstract Organic Paintings, Red Union Salon, San Francisco, Ca.
Duplications, Marchant Chapman Gallery, San Anselmo, Ca.
2003 Paintings and Sculptures, Escuela Particular del Artes, Lima, Peru.
2000 Tell New Tales, Dimenzio Galleria, Budapest, Hungary.
1995 Trans-Formations, Eric’s House Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
2008 All Mixed Up #2, Artisans Gallery, San Rafael, Ca.
2007 Red Paintings, Sausalito Spring Faire (Juried), Sausalito, Ca.
Hearts, Exlectics Gallery, El Cerrito, Ca.
All Mixed up
War and Peace
Salon, Artisans Gallery, San Rafael, Ca.
2006 Champs Fundraising Event, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Burlingame,
Abstract Landscapes, Frank-Bette Art center, Alameda, Ca.
Group Exhibition at Artist XChange Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
Grand Opening, Float Gallery, Oakland, Ca.
2005 Black and White Plus One, Marin Society of Artist Gallery, Ross, Ca.
Faces of the Fallen, College of Marin Gallery, Kentfield, Ca.
2004 Your Tutor Was First An Artist, San Francisco Art Institute,
San Francisco, Ca.
Free Expression, Juried Show. Marin Society of Artists Gallery, Ross, Ca.
2002 Ceramic Exhibition of Taller Mokichi Okada, Miraflores Cultural
Center Gallery, Miraflores, Lima, Peru.
1998 Cet Obscur Objet Du Desir, Studio 939, San Francisco, C.
We Only Imagined... Studio 939, San Francisco, Ca.
1996 Dodging Bullets, 311 Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
Time Capsule, Somar Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
Staff Show of the San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, Ca.
1995 Unity Transcends Boundaries, Somar Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
MFA exhibition of the San Francisco Art Institute, Fort Mason,
San Francisco, Ca.
1991 Juried Show, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts Summit, NJ.
1990 Spring Show-San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, Ca.
1989 Spring Show -San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, Ca.
1985 W-Intersection, Young Artists Center, Budapest, Hungary.
WORK AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2008 Taught Clairvoyant Workshop series on Female Power and
The Anatomy of Relationships. College of Medical Sciences,
2007 Taught Clairvoyant Workshop Series. Akasha Klub. Budapest, Hungary.
Taught Clairvoyant Workshop Series. 1 Andersom, Gorssel, Netherlands.
-Design curriculum and syllabus, instruct.
2005-present Instructor of Abstract Painting In Acrylic class. Own Studio, San Rafael, Ca.
-Design curriculum and syllabus, instruct.
2004-2005 Organizer for Weekly Figure Drawing Sessions for group.
-Book models, set up lighting and props for drawing. Lead group discussion
of drawings produced.
2003-2004 Tutor For Foreign Art Students San Francisco Art
Institute, San Francisco, Ca.
-Assess Student’s needs, research and create method of instruction,
instruct individually. Prepare foreign students to participate in Art
Critique Seminars, facilitate them to express their ideas in English verbally,
or in writing.
2001-2003 Language Trainer of English Language for a groups and individuals.
Self-employed, Lima, Peru.
-Preparing students to live and study in an English-speaking country.
Responsible for researching student's needs, selecting materials,
creating lesson plans, and instruct.
Instructor of Business English, Pari Cooperation, Lima, Peru.
-Selection of materials, slang, and colloquialisms balanced with
grammar, technical vocabulary of business.
2001 Introduction to Figure Drawing, The Learning Annex, San Francisco, Ca.
-Instructed 3 hour Figure Drawing workshop.
Creative Visualization Workshop, The Learning Annex, San Francisco, Ca.
-Instructed 3-Hour Meditation Workshop.
2000 Figure In the Landscape, Jenner, Ca.
-Instructor, organizer of a two day Outdoor Figure Drawing Retreat for
art students with live model.
1999-2001 Figure Drawing on North Beach, San Francisco, Ca.
-Organizer, director and instructor of weekly Figure Drawing classes
for mixed levels.
1997-1999 Psychic Salon, San Francisco, Ca.
-Owner; Counselor of Creative Growth.
1998 Studio 939, San Francisco, Ca.
-Creator and Director of Art Gallery and Studio.
-Curator and organizer of Art Shows.
-Instructor and Public Relations for weekly Figure Drawing sessions.
Handmade Ceramic Studio, San Francisco, Ca.
-Instructor and Studio Technician.
1997 Hospitality House. San Francisco, Ca.
-Volunteer Art Instructor for ceramic studio.
1995 Katedra Language Academy, Budapest, Hungary.
-Instructor of Intensive English classes.
1993-1995 Shoten Kenchiku Publishing Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
-Translator, Interpreter and Co-author of 50-page article on
Hungarian Organic Architecture.
-Coordinator, and Co-author for article on Adobe Architecture of the
1993 Co-authored an article on Hungarian Organic Architecture.
-Matsumoto, Kiyo and Nikl, Maria, Hungarian Organic Architecture,
"WIND" Magazine, Tokyo, Japan, Shoten Kenchiku Publishing Co., 1993.
1991 Nikl, Maria Aboriginal Art Of Australia, unpublished.
1989 Nikl, Maria, Shamanistic Art of the Hungarian countryside, unpublished.
AWARDS , SHOLARSHIPS AND MEMBERSHIPS
2008 Member of The College Art Association, www.collegeart.org
Member of Artisans, a non-profit educational arts organization,
San Rafael, Ca., www.artisansartgallery.com
1992 Honorary Mention - "Juried Show", New Jersey Center For the Arts. Summit, NJ.
1990 First Prize - "Spring Show", San Francisco, Ca.
1989 Merit Scholarship - San Francisco, Ca.
PRIVATE AND PUBLIC COLLECTORS
Thomas Roedock, Sausalito, Ca.
Nelcy Tarics, San Rafael, Ca.
Marlis and Kjartan Jansen, Mill Valley, Ca.
Istvan Nikl, Budapest, Hungary.
Michael Thomas Schaeffer, Budapest, Hungary.
Gene Linetsky, Palo Alto, Ca.
SPECIAL SKILLS AND TRAINING
2000 Transworld Schools, San Francisco, Ca., USA.
-Advanced TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language)
And TEFL Certificates.
1995-2008 Aesclepion Healing Center, San Rafael, Ca., USA.
Licenses and Certificates to provide Clairvoyant Counseling and Healings.
Fluency both in English and Hungarian. Excellent communication skills in Spanish.
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