Sándor is a trilingual, transdisciplinary artist, born and raised in Transylvania (Romania), currently living, and working in Paisley, Scotland (UK).
Please note, that although Sándor is having several years of experience in it, and he is really finding photography a medium where he can easily wonder and wander on the borders of creation, despite his love for photography, Sándor is not considering himself a photographer.
Sándor worked for 11 years as a fresco restorer in Hungary, and over the years he painted thousands of icons and countless paintings. Working with paint is still one of his favorite mediums, however, Sándor is not considering himself a painter.
Photography - West College Scotland Paisley, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Visual Art & Painting - School of Art Brasov, Transylvania (Romania)
2014 - 2019 Visual Arts Scotland
2016 - 2018 Malta Society of Arts
2016 - 2018 Crafts Malta
At the beginning of his career, Sándor attended several art camps and over the years, countless international group exhibitions, he had a personal exhibition at Székely National Museum, Sepsiszentgyörgy, Transylvania, and one in the Hungarian capital, Budapest.
An up-to-date CV is available, please feel free to ask for it.
Sándor is a lifelong learning advocate, therefore currently he is studying, he is working in the Educational Services sector, following the Nolan Principles, and he is creating art. In the last years, he is concentrated parallel on photography and nature art, focusing especially on personal photo projects.
In order to reduce his carbon footprint, and as he recognizes its benefits, he is an active cyclist also.
Over the years Sándor has been involved in happenings, performance art, and nature art, especially environmental and land art, in the last few years, he is building stone balancing antennas also. Depending on the situation, inspiration, and type of project, he often paints and creates photos or experimental short films. Sándor often returns to applying chemicals used in analog photography on photo paper using a brush, referring to it as "painting with light". During his career, he created handmade home decorations having a handmade business in Transylvania (Romania) & Hungary, he worked as a freelancer photographer in Romania, and he designed unique, handmade bags in Scotland & Malta, he is a former wedding photographer/videographer (Romania), and painted icons in Romania, Hungary & Malta, he created new frescoes, renovated old ones to make a living in Hungary for 11 years, and this is still just a part of his versatile activity during the years.
While he is using a variety of modern technologies, materials, and processes in each project his methodology is consistent. In a world that is constantly changing via incredible leaps in technology and unbelievable strains upon the environment, he is constantly questioning our connection to the land and he is even researching our loss of connection to the land. Sándor is interested to break the boundaries between concepts and he believes that some problems simply can’t be solved by singular means.
Sándor believes that energy connects us within space and time to each other, to our planet, and cosmos. Performance and ritual have always played an essential role in his work also. He is finding peace and fulfillment in the creative process, especially when he is experimenting and combining different mediums.
Sándor will have to apologize if you were not able to cooperate with him in the past years, as he had career breakdowns and he implemented a personal exile from public activities, but this is totally changed now.
Drawing the conclusions from the global pandemic, from 2022 Sándor became very cooperative, he is often involved in different projects with other artists, institutions, galleries, associations, and magazines.
Please feel free to keep in touch to find out more or for a proposal. In case you may do so, and in order to maximalize the chances of getting an answer, please be so kind to provide as many details as possible regards your event, project, etc, especially if there are financial involvements related to it.
Sándor was born and raised in Transilvania, but after finishing his studies he settles in Hungary (2002) where he is working as a freelance visual artist, painting and restoring frescos for 11 years, when he is relocating again, at this time to Scotland. He was a resident of Malta for nearly 3 years, but finally, in 2018 he decided to move back to Scotland, which at this time, definitely became his home.
Sándor is present on most of the platforms, however, please do not try to build up a full picture of his work, based on what you may find on social media. While he can see the potential of those sites, Sándor can’t accept those sites as any kind of standard, often considering them manipulative, and time-wasting, therefore they are not updated regulary. Feel free to mention Sándor on your posts, but please ask permission to tag him as he often removes tags.
If you may consider building up a business relationship with Sándor, please keep in mind that he recommends, and follows the rates of pay recommended by the Scottish Artist Union.
It's not all about the money, therefore in order, so he can give back to society, and show his support for different noble causes, Sándor is often providing his services for free. Keep in touch to find out more.
Sándor Nagy is holding worldwide public and product liability, as well as professional indemnity insurance for up to £5,000,000.
Thank you for all your time to go through this long writing, the idea was to clarify some of the questions you may have. If you may still have any questions, or you may need more information, please do not hesitate to contact Sándor..